The student initiative known as PANALOBBY, consisting of international students at the Kunsthochschule Kassel, has been working to increase the degree of internationalisation and networking at the Kunsthochschule since 2015. PANALOBBY plays a major role in optimising the internal structures and institutions for international students with its range of advisory services for international students and prospective students, a welcome breakfast that is held at the beginning of each semester and its different artistic projects. You can obtain more information on your questions and important dates here: info[at] 


Risowerkstatt is a printing lab organised by three student assistants. They take care of a Riso ME 3950e and look after students’ projects. Risography is a printing technology similar to screenprinting. Risowerkstatt prints posters, flyers, zines, magazines, books, in editions from 5 - 1000. It is possible to print in beautiful spot colours, with different screen patterns, and there is a selection of papers to choose from. Risowerkstatt is a great oppotunity for students to get to know this hip printing technology in the small press scene and to print cheaply and ecologically!

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© Helen Schneider


Papiercafé is a café and showroom for publications by students of the Kunsthochschule Kassel. In 2014 the project was founded by Kathi Seemann and Carmen José. Ever since then it offers a platform for publications from different disciplines, presentations, workshops, exhibitions and readings. The Papiercafé functions internally as a meetingpoint for students and simultaneously enables and exchange for internal and external visitors as well as invited guests for our events. Papiercafé team, consisting of volunteers from multiple disciplines, is self organized.

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© Carmen José


The Stellwerk is a student-run exhibition space at the Kunsthochschule Kassel. The Stellwerk team sees itself, on the one hand, as a platform for young artists whose works have not been shown up to now or, if so, only rarely. On the other hand, it aims to appeal to and present already established artists. In addition, the students want to promote integration with artists and artist groups in Kassel as well as outside the town. Constantly changing exhibitions with vernissages in the presence of the artists make the Stellwerk a point of reference for art enthusiasts from Kassel and beyond.

Stellwerk im KulturBahnhof
Rainer-Dierichs-Platz 1
34117 Kassel

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As a platform for young art and club culture, TOKONOMA in Kassel arranges and organizes talks, film programmes, exhibitions and club nights. The young association's concern is to reflect on contemporary issues in art, film and music, and to promote young artists from these fields. In the spring of 2012, the TOKONOMA community converted a former beauty salon in the southern part of the city of Kassel into a multifunctional event room, the TOKONOMA apartment. Regular events take place there on Tuesday evenings, with exhibitions being opened in the apartment's display window every month. TOKONOMA is curated and organized by students at the Kunsthochschule Kassel.

Tokonoma Apartment
Frankfurterstr. 58
34121 Kassel