The Initiative

Posted: 23.02.2012 | No Comments »


Following the 2009 Federal Congress of Art Education in Düsseldorf, an initiative group for the organization of the subsequent congress was established. The initiative group intensely discussed the possibilities as well as the contents and the format of the next federal congress. This process evidenced the shared motivation to develop a participatory and multidimensional congress format with regard to content, structure and staff, taking into account and recognizing the scope of the field of art education. More (in German)


Participation is a challenge. It comprises currently crucial societal issues, new forms of communication and of media culture, current demands of education in the sense of an “education in democracy” and instructions in contemporary art. This results in both thematic and structural impulses for the concept of the congress. For participation to take place, congress culture has to be developed further. More (in English)

The Initiative Group

The BuKo12 Initiative Group is a group of younger researchers and professors from the field of art education from the entire Federal Republic. More (in German)


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