Flingern is a former working class neighbourhood in Düsseldorf’s north side. With it’s old building fabric, affordable rents and the very good transport connections, it is quite attractive for young families and people looking for quality of life. Flingern is home of Fortuna 95 and has a lot of pubs, cafes, galleries and shops, […]

Street artists tend to mark the area, entirely in the style of Kilroy was here. They leave their stickers and glue paste-ups or just paint a tag at places of interest, and sometimes an area is developing into a focal point in the course of the time. Take a Butchers Gallery, founded 2017 in Düsseldorf Flingern, […]

Seen in passig at „Stadtzeichen Stahl“ Location

Information flow was sparse so far; I am very dissatisfied, as my lead time for organization of a longer Berlin trip went down and down. No information available due to the location of walls, nor times when work starts – nothing! I had to give up my intentions to see work in progress and have […]

Let me draw your attention to a documentary film which has got a lot of attention in Cannes and an Oscar nomination as best documentary film 2017. The film starts in Germany at 31st May in the participating cinemas with the title „AUGENBLICKE – GESICHTER EINER REISE“ (Originaltitel VISAGES VILLAGES). The film follows well known […]

Reisholz is an industrial part of Düsseldorf. It is located in the south side of the city, bordering  Benrath and the river Rhine. Its history started in the early 20th century, by creation of its harbour to the Rhine, which took a lot of chemical factories, engine building industries, paper mills, petrochemical manufacturers and an […]

  In December 2017 Düsseldorf has got a new mural at Bonner Straße 88. It was realized subsequent to 40° Urban Art Festival 2017 by COKY, who is a founding member of Düsseldorf based DAC Crew. My first encounter with him was at 40° Urban Art Festival 2015. His psychedelic cats nearly brought me out […]

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Villa RÜ is not known for an intolerant attitude against the subculture. After all they provide one of Essen’s legal walls for a quite active community of sprayers not only from Essen. At the moment the relationship between graffiti and Villa RÜ seems to be tense. It seems that the Welcome-May-Party has turned into a […]