Programme at 11. November 2022:
We would like to find out which steps make sense on the way to independent work as an artist. What self-organized exhibition venues and contact points are there in Berlin? How open to diversity is the art market for fine arts alumni?
11. November, 14:15 - 17:30 h:
Talks with mit Sylbee Kim, Dariia Kuzmych, Aya Onodera, Ann-Kathrin Rudorf and Anna Slobodnik
Sylbee Kim has been living between Berlin and Seoul since 2005. In her video installations, Kim verbalizes the reflection of economic insecurity and ecological urgency through digital and physical compositions. She has been a guest artist at Gasworks London. Exhibitions include MMCA Seoul, Gwangju Biennale, Mediacity Seoul Biennale, Kunstverein Göttingen and nbk. Sylbee Kim is a board member of bbk berlin.
The berufsverband bildender künstler*innen berlin advocates open and permeable structures in the art field and defends the cultural, economic, legal and social interests of artists vis-à-vis the public and politics. Currently, about 2,750 visual artists of all disciplines and art directions are organized in the association.
Dariia Kuzmych currently lives and works in Kyiv and Berlin. After finishing her bachelor in monumental painting at the Fine Art Academy in Kyiv, she completed the master program in media art at the Berlin University of Arts. She is working in various techniques, such as installation, drawing, video, and text.
Aya Onodera is a painter. She studied at the Joshibi Junior College of Art and Design in Tokyo and with Prof. Burkhard Held at the UdK Berlin. She is currently studying for a master's degree with Prof. Anselm Reyle at the HfbK Hamburg.
Ann-Kathrin Rudorf has been advising artists on issues of funding, project development and implementation at Kreativ Kultur Berlin since 2021. She studied media art at the Bauhaus University Weimar and art in context at the Berlin University of the Arts. As a freelance curator, art manager and mediator, she has been active in the cultural funding landscape for more than 15 years.
Kreativ Kultur Berlin is the first point of contact for cultural and creative professionals in the capital who have questions about project financing, cultural funding, professionalization and self-employment, or who are planning a start-up project. The advisors provide information, advice and networking across all sectors and industries - from artists to start-ups. Competent, unbureaucratic and free of charge.
Anna Slobodnik is a visual artist and graduated in Fine Arts with Mark Lammert at the UdK Berlin. She also completed the master's program Art in Context and participated in the Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt. She lives and works in Berlin.