It is aesthetic revolution that preludes societal revolution.

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Art engages in questioning and rethinking existing systems and paradigms

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We need more people to create impact and to inspire change.

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Art allows playfulness and beauty while addressing serious issues and proposing new futures

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Artists are visionaries, utopists, agents for change, with the ability to affect society

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Who We Are


We explore and promote art and innovation as a means to foster social impact and change. Our projects address, confront, make visible, promote discussion and reflection, show possibilities for action, develop and expand sustainable, alternative approaches and solutions. The Institute for Art and Innovation e.V. is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization based in Berlin, Germany….

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Our Projects

  • Lino Tonelotto - Winner of Social Art Award 2017

    Social Art Award

    Social Art is any artistic expression that aims at creating a social impact and make a difference. This definition delineates the intention of the artist as crucial; Art engages in questioning and rethinking existing systems and paradigms. Artists are visionaries, utopists, agents for change, with the ability to affect society by creating emotionally captivating experiences.

    Thus, the goal of the Social Art Award is to invigorate the rise of Social Art. The award explores this field, and seeks to raise attention for Social Art. Furthermore, the award focus on strengthening the recognition of social artists, valuing their work and eventually highlighting the importance of Social Art for society.


  • Elmar-Hess - Universal Sea

    The Universal Sea – Pure or Plastic?!

    Join our European Art & Innovation Movement to un-pollute the Sea!
    We know the horrifying facts, yet each single one of us does not act enough. Can ART enable a momentum for significant change?

    We are searching for captivating solutions with high impact and high reach for the issue of waste in the oceans – by pioneering art, science and innovation collaborations together with the people – using art as an intervention to inspire, to involve, to create change.


  • Wanda Stang - FemArt Accelerator

    FemART Accelerator

    This innovative model supports female artists in nurturing and developing talent and recognition.

    A group of great mentors provides a specific program teaching techniques in promoting, production and funding, and helps in creating high quality presentations and defeating procrastination.


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