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News from kubia

Our news reports about our work. They are usually published in German only. Please go to the German language news page to read them.

Occasionally we also publish news in English. You can find these below.

Graphic with a photo of a golden trophy, a red circle with the white inscription "Enter by 1 July 2024" and the red lettering "amateo award".
  • 02/05/2024

Amateo Award 2024 open for entries – European award for participatory cultural projects

The European network for cultural participation Amateo has announced the Amateo Award 2024. Whether dance, music, theatre, street art or another cultural field: all participatory art projects by amateur groups from all over Europe are invited to take part. The application deadline is 1 July 2024.
A woman wearing white gloves stands next to a man holding a cane for the blind and also wearing white gloves. He is touching a brass-coloured relief in the shape of a head on a richly decorated mantelpiece.
  • 18/10/2023

EU project “Culture without Barriers”: Final visit to Poland

From 2021 till 2023, kubia was a transnational partner of the German-Polish EU project. As part of the project, Annalena Knors (Corporate Inclusion) and Lisette Reuter (Un-Label), led by kubia staff member Annette Ziegert, developed a procedural model for accessibility at publicly funded cultural institutions in Poland, the publication was published in 2024. In September 2023, the team travelled to Warsaw for final talks.
A man and a woman, ibk board member Benjamin Thele and kubia director Almuth Fricke, press a large green button together.
  • 09/10/2023

Relaunch: kubia has a new website

The new website focuses on kubia's core tasks with a modernised design as well as page and menu structure. The accessibility of the website was a central concern during the relaunch.
A bridge pier made of concrete with graffiti on it with the inscription "Alt - Jung - Oma gegen rechts" ("Old - Young - Grandma against the right")
  • 04/10/2023

Bridges between generations: Literary-geragogical projects in Argentina

In the Argentinian online magazine "Meridional", kubia staff member Dr. Miriam Haller writes about her literary-geragogical exchange with the Argentinian professor of Latin American literature at the University of Neuquén Dr. Laura Pollastri about the project "Narrating Grandparents".

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kubia director Almuth Fricke or our public relations officer Christoph Brammertz will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our work.


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Almuth Fricke


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Christoph Brammertz