• Online: Starting & Leading Your Own Successful Creative Business

    This practical course will help creatives to plan, shape, communicate, launch, and lead their creative business, including digital startups. lt is also suitable for freelancers who would like to refresh their current creative practice with new ideas and energy.

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  • Online: The Semiotics of Fashion Styling

    In this short course, we will analyze the wider meaning of fashion signs. We will study the works created by famous stylists and key designers and critically survey the rise of certain trends, trying to explain them through the prism of the social and cultural changes. The course examines the identity issue in fashion and discusses the current state of the fashion world through the prism of postcolonial studies.

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  • Online: Writing = Design: Creative Copy Writing Workshop

    Learn about writing as a design tool. Get to know your creative potential in dealing with words, which often seems to be a field of insecurity for visual designers. Make words work for you! Create your own verbal personality and make your visual identity even more convincing.

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  • Online: Seeking for New Noise

    This workshop invites you to explore noise as an artistic disruptor of the musical ordinary and use its usually perceived negative traits in aesthetic and imaginative ways. It will give you an insight into the history of noise and its whole spectrum, as well as introduce you to the different ways of its implementation.

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  • Online: Me, Myself and I — Editoral Design Workshop

    Create a fanzine on another participant of the workshop and have a whole week of diverse challenges that will help you reflect on your role in the working environment. Get a curator's perspective on the process of choosing the content, work as an editor by telling a story with the given Information and as a graphic designer by designlng the magazine itself.

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  • Self-Marketing for Women Artists

    Self-marketing means understanding the specifics of your work and being able to promote it: What makes it unique? ls it worth exhibiting or buying? With a special focus on warnen artists' self-marketing, we will take a look at how to present the work and get ready for the International art scene.

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  • Online: Brutalism. A Photographic Approach

    In this course, we are going to set out in search of brutalist buildings in Berlin and reflect on Brutalism by taking pictures of them: their concrete surface and formal expression will be released through photography and examined as a source of art material.

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  • Online: Exp. — Questions of Perception in Art and Science

    In this seminar, participants will be introduced to the basic knowledge of perceptual processes through demonstrations of different perceptual phenomena and reenactments of psychological experiments. Furthermore, related artistic, architectural, scientific, and philosophic texts and artworks will be explored in readings, presentations, and discussions.

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  • Online: Editing for Film and Video Art

    This workshop examines how filmmakers and video artists can use editing to create and clarify the meaning of the content. After watching and discussing video clips from a wide range of movies, the participants will receive assignments that will put this knowledge into immediate use.

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  • Online: Curation and Communication: It’s All About... Talking

    Communication is crucial for curators: they communicate online and offline with the artists, audience, politicians, and colleagues. Surrounding the topic of communication, we will learn about the necessary communicative skills from experts, discuss strategies, and exchange experiences.

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  • Transitions — Drawing and Space

    This drawing workshop explores transition spaces of the urban Berlin and experiments with the process of drawing in an open and interpretive manner. The emphasis will be put on practical artistic work in combination with critical discourses.

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  • Online: Berlin Appeals 2020 – Poster Design Workshop

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  • Online: Vitality and Structure for the New Work-Tools and Thoughts

    What do you do if you want to start a business avoiding bossy atmosphere and classical hierarchies? In this workshop, you will learn more about reorganisation possibilities and find the right structure for your business idea, which will allow constant development and exchange.

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  • Online: The Drama Works — Writing for Stage

    This comprehensive four-day workshop guides the participants through a series of precisely patterned exercises, which demonstrate the essential elements of the dramatist craft such as structure, conflict development and character, etc.

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  • Online: Berlin Techno — Software/Hardware Explorations

    How do aesthetics and technology relate to and influence each other in contemporary music production? We will analyze those aspects based on the examples of hard- and software produced in Berlin, the capital of techno. During the workshop, you will get to know the world-leading companies and small manufacturers that develop tools for special musical phenomena.

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  • Drawing at the Nature Lab

    The workshop is intended to provide an intensive study of the plant world. The participants will do research on historical plant samples, explore the Berlin Botanical Garden, discover the plants' cellular structures with the microscope and graphically interpret the gathered knowledge about their form.

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  • Online: Wandering Site — Inspiration Across Disciplinary Boundaries

    This seminar allows interdisciplinary collaboration through the process of aesthetic transformation. We will start the process from a unique place in the Berlin cityscape and develop individual concepts from there. The focus will lie on the idea-generating process: How do we generate ideas and pass on inspiration? The aim is to fuel each other's creative process by generating new resources that can extend collaborators’ imaginative and interpretative capacities into uncharted realms.

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  • Online: (Re)Discovering the City

    This four-day intensive workshop looks at the ways in which we can both be inspired by and change our relationship to the city. We will examine artistic strategies such as pyschogeography, situationism, algorithmic walking and urban intervention. It is a means of (re)considering and (re)discovering a city you may know well or not be so familiar with.

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  • Your Berlin Story: An Alternative 'Creative Non-Fiction' Writing Workshop

    Under the guidance of the author, blogger and writer Joseph Pearson, this alternative writing workshop explores the German capital through the genre of 'creatlve non-fiction' and essays based an real experiences. The course aims to set a high writing standard and produce work of publication quality.

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  • Storytelling — An Introduction

    The practice of storytelling enhances communicational and presentational skills, develops Imagination and the ability to improvise. Participants of this workshop will learn the basic steps of oral storytelling and how they can give their story a unique voice.

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  • Intensive Opera Audition Training

    The focus of this masterclass will particularly lie on how to audition and prepare to perform in a German speaking opera house. Repertoire choices, interpretation, insights to the selection criteria of agents and opera houses are important aspects that will be covered during the class.

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  • Writing Ashram for PHDs and Post-Docs

    The Writing Ashram ls a training course for concentrated writing. Academics of all levels retreat from daily routines and responsibillties to the countryside and work on their writing projects. The unique blend of writing, movement, meditation, workshops and coaching will gulde you day after day towards a state of flow. This will allow you to not only get a huge amount of writing done but also to establish healthy work routines and increase your productivity in the long term.

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  • Finding the Stories — A Photography Workshop

    This workshop combines analytical and practical photographic work. We will learn about what constitutes a narrative and how to create meaningful Images. In addition to producing photo series, the participants will become skilled at examining, reading and talking about photographs.

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  • Iron Printing in Blue — A Cyanotype Workshop

    This practical course will explore the diversity of the cyanotype process, one of the first photographic techniques. The focus will lie on its application in the participants' artistic work and discussion of cyanotype methods in contemporary art.

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  • Biographical-Documentary Theatre

    This workshop takes the participants' narratives as the starting point for artistic process. We will focus an personal and practice-oriented research to put the biographical material in a socio-political context and to test methods of fictionalization.

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