Freedom of Space
Language: German, English
Size: 26.5 x 19.5 cm
A preface by Tim Renner and texts by Network of the Independent Berlin Project Spaces and Initiatives, Andreas Koch, Raimar Stange, Heidi Sill and Michal B. Ron
Freedom of Space was published to mark the fifth anniversary of the Berlin City Parliament and the Senate Chancellery - Cultural Affairs awarding independent project spaces for their excellent initiatives and programming. The 20 awards of 30,000 € each acknowledge innovative achievements and largely volunteer efforts and ensure appropriate public awareness.
Award winners in 2016 include: Apartment Project e.V., ausland / projekt archiv e.V., Errant Bodies - Sound Art Space, Group Global 3000 e.V., grüntaler9 - a space towards the performative, Kulturpalast Wedding International e.V., Kunsthaus KuLe e.V., LAGE EGAL, Neue Berliner Räume e.V., Scriptings Showroom and publishing house, super bien! gewächshaus für zeitgenössische kunst, Zwitschermaschine
"Project spaces and the alternative scene so often associated with them, […], are not marginalised today, but still exist clearly in the shadow of the 'mainstream' operatingsystem" (Raimar Stange), which makes it even more interesting to read and see about them in this publication.