Open Call: 1st Stock of Costumes – Grant 2023

From October 1 to November 15, 2022 costume designers can apply for a stock grant and use our stock of costumes at particularly favourable conditions. Interested parties with independent productions in all genres of the performing arts in Berlin that will be staged in the 1st half of 2023 (January 1 to June 30) can apply.
The decision regarding the awarding of the grant will usually be made four weeks after the closing date. The application for the stock grant is made via the online PDF application form available for download here on our website under Stock of Costumes.

KO Market with textile focus

At the KO Market on September 17, the thematic focus is on textile cycles and sustainable use of textiles in everyday life as well as in art and design.
There will be workshops, talks, art actions and presentations around textile cycles, a flea market and our interactive performance “FIGURE it out” to experiment with costumes from our stock of costumes.
The initiatives and artists active at Haus der Materialisierung invite you to be inspired in workshops and learn simple recycling techniques throughout the site from 2 pm. Insights into the resident projects of sustainable use of textiles, talks and booths inform about the several initiatives of the transformation movement and their backgrounds. Exciting artistic and craft actions invite you to participate and together we celebrate the results at the end of the day.

When: Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 2 – 9 pm
Where: Haus der Materialisierung (HdM), Otto-Braun-Straße 70-72, 10178 Berlin: Access via Berolinastrasse / Mollstrasse, behind the “Werkstatt” from the Haus der Statistik -> location map

What is this – What will this be?

Free experimenting with free materials – Experimental workshop in the framework of the Kultursommerfestival
Wednesday, July 27: 3 – 7 pm on the ramp or Werkhof at Haus der Materialisierung, followed by a prize-giving ceremony for the three best experiments.
Material can inspire – listen to the signals of the material and experiment with it. Perhaps sculptures, unusual surfaces, or an idea for a project will emerge. In every beginning lies magic …

Workshop for costume design in theater and film

A two-day introduction to the world of theater and film costume design led by Silvia Albarella for anyone who works with costumes and would like to gain insight into this profession.
The various aspects of costume design will be analyzed by using different costume designs and styles as examples, and illustrated by means of slide shows and the examination of concrete costumes. With the help of warm-ups and playful work with colors and fabrics, participants will be guided to create a costume image. Other costume design practices, such as mask making, dyeing and patination will be taught. Figurines can also be designed with the help of collages. Finally, the result will be documented with photos.
The course will take place in a small group (max. 5 persons), applying the rules of distance and hygiene.

When: Saturday, May 07 + Sunday, May 08, 12 – 19 pm
Where: Stock of costumes at Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin
Course number: FK2.912
Information on course registration: www.vhs-fk.de, info@vhs-fk.de
Fee: 55 Euro / reduced 29 Euro

Open Call: 2nd Stock of Costumes – Grant 2022

The next open call for applications for our bi-annual Stock of Costumes – Grant is starting: from March 1 to April 15, 2022 costume designers can apply for a stock grant and use our stock of costumes at particularly favourable conditions. Interested parties with independent productions in all genres of the performing arts in Berlin that will be staged in the 2nd half of 2022 (July 1 to December 31) can apply. The decision regarding the awarding of the grant will usually be made four weeks after the closing date. The application for the stock grant is made via the online PDF application form available for download here on our website under Stock of Costumes.