Yes, the Ministry for Culture offers project support in the field of intercultural project work. Please refer to: http://www.berlin.de/sen/kultur/foerderung/informationen/maininfo.html for more information.
The artist is required to report to the State registration office: www.berlin.de/labo/
The artist is required to submit the corresponding application to the State Office for Civil and Regulatory Matters (LABO), division V / Office for Foreigners at: www.berlin.de/labo/ It is advisable to include a list of artistic activities and intentions with the application to the LABO.
The Academic German Exchange Service (DAAD) regularly invites foreign artists from various industries to Berlin (“Artist programme of Berlin”). This extended stay (one year; 6 months for film makers) encouraging the active participation of renowned foreign artists is intended to stimulate Berlin’s artistic scene and to question artistic boundaries. For more information, please see: www.daad-berlin.de