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Offspaces Intro

Offspaces and art projects (Kunstprojekte) are a prominent feature of the Frankfurt art scene dating back to the beginning of the 1990s.

Often artist-run they are perceived as a "shadow economy" occupying the niches and corners between the official art institutions like Portikus, St├Ądel, Schirn, or Museum of Modern Art (MMK).

In Frankfurt we call them Offspaces, a term not recognized elsewhere.

What is an "alternative" artspace?

Read article on Thing Frankfurt Blog "Artspace, offspace, anyspace".

Hafenstudio, a temporary space in Offenbach 2009
Hafenstudio