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Leinemann-Stiftung für Bildung und Kunst

The Leinemann-Stiftung für Bildung und Kunst promotes both the fine arts and education opportunities for young people. Supporting young artists is only one aspect of the foundation’s activities. From 2010 to 2014 the foundation has cooperated with the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg in awarding the HFBK-Designpreis, worth 4,000 euros, awarding the efforts of young designers. It was awarded annually at an exhibition held in the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (MKG). The catalogue for this exhibition was also financed by the Leinemann-Stiftung.

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Teaching Art Online at the HFBK

How the university brings together its artistic interdisciplinary study structure with digital formats and their possibilities.

New articles at rhizome.hfbk.net

rhizome.hfbk.net is the social network of the HFBK. It opens a digital forum for exchange and discussion in which students, teachers, guest authors, art critics and the interested public provide a wide range of content and perspectives.

HFBK Graduate Survey

Studying art - and what comes next? The clichéd images stand their ground: Those who have studied art either become taxi drivers, work in a bar or marry rich. But only very few people could really live from art – especially in times of global crises. The HFBK Hamburg wanted to know more about this and commissioned the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Hamburg to conduct a broad-based survey of its graduates from the last 15 years.

Annual Exhibition 2020 at the HFBK

The HFBK’s traditional annual exhibition („Jahresausstellung“) opens in February every year. For three days the students – from first-years to post-graduates – present a broad spectrum of their current work and projects from all the different departments. All classrooms, studios and halls in the building are used. Interested visitors are cordially invited to gain an impression of the art currently being created at the HFBK.

How political is Social Design?

Social Design, as its own claim is often formulated, wants to address social grievances and ideally change them. Therefore, it sees itself as critical of society – and at the same time optimizes the existing. So what is the political dimension of Social Design – is it a motor for change or does it contribute to stabilizing and normalizing existing injustices?