What Is Forecast?

Forecast is a platform dedicated to facilitating, mentoring, and promoting trailblazing creative practices and audacious artistic practitioners.

Forecast encompasses one-on-one mentorships; the workshop series Forecast Condensed; and is the initiator of collaborative projects with multiple institutional partners, such as Driving the Human (2020–2023) and Housing the Human (2018–2019).







All Forecast projects, including its mentor­ships and col­laborations, are carried out by the German non-profit association Skills e. V., which was founded in Berlin in 2014. Since its in­ception, the charity has received funding from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial ­Development (BBSR), the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conser­vation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV), the EU program Creative Europe, the Goethe Institute, the Institute for Foreign Relations (ifa), and numerous international funding institutes, including the Australia Council for the Arts, Mondriaan Fund, Austrian Cultural Forum, British Council, Institut Français, and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.