Prozesse – Strukturen – Resonanz
26 May 2023
Die Fördertätigkeit des Fonds im Rahmen von NEUSTART KULTUR wurde durch das unabhängige Unternehmen KULTUREXPERTEN Dr. Scheytt GmbH evaluiert.
Heterogenität als Teil des Problems – und als Teil einer Lösung
21 Apr 2023
Round tables for promotion of diversity
11 Mar 2022
"How can the Fonds make its grants more accessible to all? What can we do better?" Since last year, the Fonds has been advised on these questions by 'critical friends' from arts practice at roundtable meetings, moderated by Prof. Dr. Margarita Tsomou. With thanks to all participants who describe here their impressions of the dialogues so far. We look forward to continuing the fruitful conversations!
Empowerment for the arts
10 Nov 2021
The symposium "Transformationen der Theaterlandschaft" (The Changing World of Theater) provides important ideas on how the independent performing arts should work after corona.
It’s All About the Future
10 Nov 2021
At the symposium "Transformationen der Theaterlandschaft" (The Changing World of Theater), lectures on artificial intelligence, the audience in the digital world, diversity, sustainability and culture beyond the big cities explore where there is potential for support in the independent performing arts
Thanks to Research!
06 Nov 2021
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the scholars in the Fonds’ research program for their work(s)! The brochure for the symposium "Transformations of the Theater Landscape" (The Changing World of Theater) that took place on November 2. at the Akademie der Künste is available here.
Does theater in Germany need development planning?
01 Nov 2021
On November 02, 2021, the results of studies that monitored the NEUSTART-KULTUR grants will be presented by the Fonds Darstellende Künste and the researchers who took part. The program was led by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schneider, Chairman of the Board of the Fonds Darstellende Künste. This is a conversation about key findings and what needs to be done now.
TRANSFORMATION: Discussions and opinions from within the independent performing arts
05 Jun 2021
On June 5, 2021, the Fonds was a guest at the festival "Claiming Common Spaces III" with the online event "TRANSFORMATIONEN - Gespräche und Positionen aus den Freien Darstellenden Künsten" (TRANSFORMATION - Discussions and opinions from within the independent performing arts). The aim was to question, in discussion with those involved in the independent performing arts, the potential for change and modifications to the conditions of independent production.
We don’t want a ‘List of the Best’
26 May 2021
Elena Philipp and Georg Kasch spoke with Kai van Eikels about his research project "Förderung von künstlerischen Produktionen unter veränderten Vorzeichen," (Funding of artistic productions in changed circumstances) which is one of 12 sub-studies in the Fonds’ research program examining artistic development and funding perspectives in the independent performing arts.
Research project on funding in the independent performing arts
17 Feb 2021
As part of its #TakeThat funding program, the Fonds is initiating a comprehensive research program. In 12 thematic sub-studies, experts examine the systematics of the German funding framework. In November, they will present their recommendations for a sustainable funding policy.