Portals & Fairs


MAHALLA – Culture in Transition, Istanbul, 13.9 – 20.10.2017

Mahalla is the first festival of an emerging network of global players working in the field of arts and culture focusing on the current migration flow. The festival takes place in the frame of parallel events of the 15th Istanbul Biennial between September 13 and October 20. Link

Biennial Foundation

Biennial Foundation provides advocacy and thought leadership for the international arts community, fosters research, and promotes biennials worldwide. Link

Dokumenta 14

The documenta 14 will be the fourteenth edition of the art exhibition documenta and will take place 2017 in both Kassel, Germany its traditional home, and Athens, Greece Link

ABC –  Art Berlin Contemporary 

abc was developed by Berlin galleries as a platform for international galleries to present individual works of contemporary art in Berlin. Link


is an art fair for international art galleries presenting art of the 20th and 21st centuries in Cologne, Germany. It is the oldest fair of its kind having started with just 18 galleries in 1967. Link


Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Kunstvereine (ADKV) is the umbrella organization for non-profit, member-based art associations, also known as Kunstvereine, and is dedicated to the presentation and promotion of contemporary art. Link

Artguide Germany

Artguide Germany is an annotated collection of links that presents Germany’s diverse art landscape. This website provides information about structures and services in the field of art. In Germany support for art is first and foremost the work of federal, not national institutions. This guide also provides an overview of educational and sponsorship services in art. Link


Arterial Network is a dynamic Pan-African, civil-society network of artists, cultural activists, entrepreneurs, enterprises, NGOs, institutions, and donors active in Africa’s creative and cultural sectors.



ARTISTS at RISK is a new institution at the intersection of human rights and the arts. AR is dedicated to mapping the field of persecuted visual art practitioners, facilitating their safe passage from their countries of origin, hosting them at “AR-Safe Haven Residencies” and curating related projects. Link

Opportunities for Egyptian Artists

Opportunities for Egyptian Artists publishes open calls for project funds, residencies, group exhibitions, and other chances for artists, writers, filmmakers, curators, and cultural workers in Egypt. Egyptians are eligible for all opportunities posted here. These opportunities may also be useful for other Arab and international artists. Link