Uqbar – Gesellschaft für Repräsentationsforschung e.V. (Society of Representation Research) The association Uqbar – Gesellschaft für Repräsentationsforschung e.V. was registered on 20 January 2004 into the register of associations in Berlin, Germany. The association is classified by the German fiscal authorities as non-profit and for public benefit. Since 2007 uqbar hosts exhibitions, conferences, talks, screenings and workshops in its project space in Berlin Wedding. The programme is organized by cultural producers and curators Dorothee Bienert, Dortje Drechsel, Marina Sorbello, Antje Weitzel. For the programme: http://projectspace.uqbar-ev.de. The activities of Uqbar are based on project fundraising, networking, and international cooperation. Uqbar has been beneficiary of grants by the European Commission, Culture 2007-2013 and Culture 2000; the Danish Arts Agency; the French Embassy in Berlin; the German–Czech Future Fund; the Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin; the Italian Cultural Institute; The Venitian Region, Italy; the mobility fund Movin UP, Torino; the European Cultural Foundation; the Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin. For a partial list of the partners of Uqbar see: http://projectspace.uqbar-ev.de/index.php?page=links
Uqbar e.V. aims at promoting contemporary art and culture, above all implementing, supporting and hosting projects dedicated to the research and promotion of experimental, interdisciplinary artistic and cultural practices in the international context.
For the activities of Uqbar project space see: http://projectspace.uqbar-ev.de/index.php?page=archiv 2009–2010: Uqbar e.V. is the main coordinator of “Transient Spaces – The Tourist Syndrome”, financed through the programme Culture 2007-2003 of the European Commission 2008: Uqbar e.V, is partner of “Cairoscape – Images, Imagination and Imaginary of a Contemporary Mega City”, an exhibition with artists from Egypt and Europe, in cooperation with Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, etc www.cairoscape.org 2007: Uqbar e.V. is partner of “Don’t Worry – Be Curious!”, 4th Ars Baltica Triennial of Art Photography. Uqbar e.V. hosted four Ars Baltica Triennial satellite exhibitions. www.arsbalticatriennial.org 2005–2006: Uqbar e.V. was the main co-ordinator and beneficiary of a Culture 2000 grant by the European Commission for the project “How to Do Things? In the Middle of (No)where...” http://howtodothings.uqbar-ev.de 2005: Uqbar e.V. is partner of the conference “Klartext! The Status of the Political in Contemporary Art and Culture”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, and Volksbühne am Rosa Luxemburg Platz, Berlin. http://klartext.uqbar-ev.de