Archiv für den Monat Dezember 2022

Seen yesterday in passing …

RB33 Essen Hbf heading for Aachen

Picture postcard from Essen

Help! Snowy the snowman is already half thawed and the gingerbread man is up to his belly button in water. All the presents are threatening to float up and away. Climate change has arrived at Villa RÜ just in time for X-mas. MR.PILZ Location more pictures -> click

Supporting Structure Colour – COSY

Project „Stützwerk Farbe“, which has the ambitioned aim to design as much as possible of the grey concrete columns of Helbingbrücke, a bridge of highway A40 next to Essen’s main station, progresses. COSY, member of SAW SIGNS AND WONDERS recently added the ninth column to the project. There are still lots of grey and unpainted […]

One Thing is for sure – The Change

Would you believe that Essen is a well-known player in Northrhine Westfalia’s clubscene? In the early 1990s, the discotheque „Siggi’s Kalei“ was cult. Later Kay Shanghai took over and founded Hotel Shanghai, which is a location dedicated mainly to electro music. The facade of the club is designed frequently and has got it’s newest facelifting […]

HoF Auf der Donau in December

HELENA KOSMONAUT x TEK ATG & PILZ GATO & SCRIB Location more pictures -> click

Gustav Heinemann Brücke in December

The wall below Gustv Heinemann Brücke in Essen Werden doesn’t change it’s design that often, as it is not listed as one of Essen’s legal walls. Nevertheless new pieces of graffiti pop up here in very infrequent intervals. Why Chrome is so popular with writers is beyond me; they will have their reasons. In any […]

Insane Urban Cowboys und Cowgirls initate Street Art Offensive Gelsenkirchen – Strike 5

Streetart Offensive Gelsenkirchen had planned the costs for 5 brand new murals for 2022 and initiated an open call for artists, which was concluded in August. From around 125 applications received from all over Germany and Europe, a jury selected artists who were allowed to realise their designs on prominent walls in Gelsenkirchen. Then Mr. […]

Insane Urban Cowboys und Cowgirls initate Street Art Offensive Gelsenkirchen – Strike 4

I don’t know what it looks like for you, but for me it’s clear that I’m not leaving the house today! That’s why the pictures shown here are canned food, saved for a rainy day. Canned food, but not junk food! The 4th mural of Street Art Offensive Gelsenkirchen was made by Berlin based LOOK […]

To whom it concerns – On a given occasion

In the absence of any current pieces, here a number of older pieces, which take into account today’s occasion. HoHoHo GFS (12/2021) MGS? (12/2021) SIRUP & SIR & JHK & unknown artist (12/2019) unknown artist & SADAM (12/2015)

Funky Fresh Birne at Borbecker Platz

Of course, I know very well that we are in December and that tomorrow is St. Nicholas. It couldn’t go on forever with this mild weather! But I have taken precautions for such dark and wet days, when you don’t send a dog out the door. How about something tropical, like a jungle, for example? […]