View of the inner courtyard at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2010. Photo: Peter Rosemann for Künstlerhaus Bethanien
Künstlerhaus Bethanien is a service enterprise whose goal is to further contemporary art and artists. It is responsible for: the lodging and assistance of international residents, offering general advice in response to questions concerning art and its practical issues, the planning and realization of its residents’ events, and the development and organization of artistic and cultural projects both in and outside of Berlin. The Künstlerhaus is a studio complex, project workshop, and gallery space for professional and emerging artists. Through its work, the focus of which lies in its International Studio Programme as well as its publishing activities, the Künstlerhaus aims to foster encounters between artists from various backgrounds and countries, and to encourage an ongoing dialogue with the public both in Berlin and abroad.
Special thematic group show projects may be presented besides the ongoing exhibition program, resulting from the International Studio Programme.