barner 16 is an inclusive network of professional production-companies of artists with and without handicap.
The network consists of about 80 freelancers and employees, who play in bands, produce music, perform their arts and go on tours. They develop stage performances and dance performances. They also make short-movies and music-videos. The works of the fine-artists are being printed on textiles and are developed into merchandise. The Labor für künstlerische Experimente focuses on the work with people with severely or multiple disabilities. In the "laboratory" paintings, animation-movies and sound-installations are being created. The label 17records and the booking agency 17booking are in charge of all business matters of barner 16. 17digital offers a digitizing service converting tapes, vinyl and videotapes into digital formats.
barner 16 consists of: the record label 17records, the digitizing-studio 17digital, the booking agency 17booking, the bands: Station 17, The Living Music Box, Kundekoenig, Turiazz and Assistenzbedarf. There is also the film-collective von der rolle and the textile-studio Siebe with it's studio and shop. Quite anew are the video production 17motion and literature workshop Storyteller.
barner 16 is a establishment of alsterarbeit gGmbH offers employment with social insurances for their artists.