Personal – Concrete – Approachable: On this page we turn the spotlight on some of the names and stories connected to our funding programmes and projects. Please join us, and learn more about our ifa alumni, their personal experiences and professional development, and the projects they embark upon after leaving ifa.

Exhibition Funding: Klaus Hartmann at the East Africa Biennale, 02.11.2017 - 02.02.2018

Klaus Hartmann was the only German artist to participate in the East Africa Biennale. In his travel report he tells of his impressions in Rwanda.

Exhibition Funding: Hendrik Weber aka Pantha du Prince and John Arnold at "AKI AORA 2018 " in Mexico

During an artist's residency program, the sound artist Hendrik Weber and conceptual artist John Arnold developed exciting new works in the context of the local peculiarities and the culture of the Maya, which, within the framework of the exhibition and public program AKI AORA 2018 have been implemented.

Quo vadis, Europe? - ifa Alumni discusss role of civil society at annual meeting

Shared values, open borders, democracy, peace and security: these are only some of the aspects mentioned by our alumni when asked what Europe means to them. Yet, where do we go from here? What is going to happen to this community of shared values, to our open borders, to democracy? We treasure the idea of Europe, but this idea is threatened by the political and societal developments around us.

CrossCulture Programme 2017: Alumni Project Work with a "Plus"

The ifa programme "CrossCulture Plus" is supporting the transition process in North Africa and the Near and Middle East. It helps its alumni and their organizations from Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen to set up small projects with the aim of strengthening social and political reform processes and to promote exchange with Germany. Six projects will be implemented until the end of 2017. Read our article to learn more about them.