Claire Fontaine

Now Available: Bouillon by Bouillon

published by DISTANZ Verlag

2x3: Nadine Kolodziey

at outer facade of Gutleutstraße


history of the building

Gutleutstraße 8-12

Declaration of the Many

For diversity and pluralism

State of High Performance

September 2 - December 5, 2021

10. Lichter Art Award

postponed to the beginning of 2022!

basis Feature: directly from basis Studios and our Residency Network

How do cultural workers and institutions deal with the current situation? Here you will find insights into current projects, ideas and working conditions of artists from our studios! You can also learn more about the perspectives of our partner organisations around the globe.


3 studios available

deadline: November 1, 2021

Visiting the exhibition

information on the current hygiene measures

HAP across hesse 2022

Deadline: 31.10.2021

Call for Curators 2022

Deadline: 31.10.2021

Congratulations to our HAP artists!


James Gregory Atkinson
Živa Drvarič
Shaun Motsi
Lukas Müller
Ivan Murzin
Dennis Siering
Joana Tischkau
Franziska Wildt

across hesse:
Romina Abate
Nicole Ahland
Christine Biehler
Max Brück
Eva Bullermann
Andreas Diefenbach
Anna Hoffmann
Anna Holzhauer
Holger Jenss
Tanja Jürgensen
Ericson Krüger
Katrin Leitner-Peter
Carolin Liebl / Nikolas Schmid-Pfähler
Benjamin Loch
Charlotte Rahn
Günter Stangelmayer
Markus Stein
Robert Sturmhoevel

Corona: current offers of help for cultural workers

here you find a compilation of the current aid packages

news: Residencies

No Travel-Scholarship

Congratulations to the new scholars:
Rashiyah Elanga
Janusch Ertler
Pia Ferm
Florian Haas
Jose Montealegre
Emilia Neumann
Dudu Quintanilha
Yana Tsegay
Siw Umsonst


AIR_Frankfurt / AIR_Offenbach

Congratulations to the new scholars:
Immanuel Birkert (Kuala Lumpur)
Theresa Büchner (Antwerp)
Bertrand Flanet (Beijing)
Sandra Havlicek (Bangalore)
Alla Poppersoni & Valentin Oellers (Seoul)
Kristin Reiman (Strasbourg)

at basis in Frankfurt:
Marianne Mispelaëre (Strasbourg)
Maika Garnica (Antwerpen)

basis reading room

temporarily closed

information on visiting the exhibition

The exhibition is currently closed. Please check our safety and hygiene regulations when it is open again.

basis FEATURE #17:
Interview with Talia Smith


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