seekicks – agency in all creative practices

seekicks is an experimental platform for new qualities of innovation and entrepreneurship at weißensee school of art and design. At seekicks we think of arts and design as transformative practices that shape our world.

Current formats are:

Sseekicks professional seminars

→ Praxis: Perspektiven and SprechenÜber

→ start-up studio

→ Entrepreneurial Workshop

→ entrepreneurship and innovation consulting


EXIST Business Start-up Grant

The EXIST Business Start-up Grant supports students and graduates who want to turn their business idea into a business plan with a fellowship to secure their living expenses. The start-up projects should be innovative technology or knowledge based projects with significant unique features and good commercial prospects of success. Applications from weißensee have been successful. weißensee academy of art berlin has been part of the EXIST network since 2017. Applications can be submitted at any time.



The EXIST-Women funding has been available at the weissensee school of art and design berlin since the beginning of 2024. The 3-month scholarship specifically supports future female founders .