Let’s talk about Goch baby – Live long and prosper

U.S.S. Bird of Spray has landed in Goch. I was there and saw it exactly. They have landed, left their spaceship and swarmed out – and now they are everywhere amongst us – …to boldly spray where no one has sprayed before. The Spockemons. OLGA, their mother, has long since lost control. Her creatures have […]

Let’s talk about Goch Baby – Never forget…Never again

LACUNA – Looking for an explanation, or better a translation for this strange street name, I found out, that a lacuna is a gap or a missing part. That makes sense – working in the streets, an artist is a lacuna of society. For GhmS Festival LACUNA painted a number of memorial pieces in remembrance […]

Let’s talk about Goch Baby

My 4th day in Goch and it was time to say bye. I decided to make the most of it and visit outer rim. As a pedestrian it wasn’t easy to visit all the spots without using a car or a bike. To my greatest displeasure, a number of spots were unreachable in an efficient […]

Let’s talk about Goch Baby

That day I met my personal festival guide on my way to a spot called Rampe. He had changed his outfit to a stylish black, with subtle color accents; ready to take me out for dinner later. The spot „Rampe“ was a 200m long section of the mighty retaining wall of Südring, which was painted […]

Let’s talk about Goch Baby

Please let me introduce to you my personal GhmS-festival guide. He is a real gentleman cat with style and was designed in collaboration of METRADA & TIANOO THE CAT. Well dressed for every occasion, with top hat and monocle, west and tie. He had welcomed me the day before in red and guided me through […]

Let’s talk about Goch Baby

The pictures shown here are somewhat outdated. Due to a number of technical problesms with my computer equipment, I was unable to show them in time. But now – here I am. Due to Corona it wasn’t easy to plan vacation as usual this year. I didn’t fancy the idea, sittting in a train for […]

Goch will get a new Hall of Fame

Benjamin Taag, father of street art festival „Goch History meets Street Art“, carries on with his efforts, to establish an awareness for urban art in Goch. His latest coup is to aquire a wall for the first Hall Of Fame in Goch. „We all are diverse and a cosmopolitan city, let’s make it more colorful.“ […]

Goch history meets Streetart

From the beginning of this year, Covid 19 and the pandemic disease has mixed up my plans for the upcomiing year. My Berlin trip in March was cacelled and I was extremely sad, when I found out that Hafendampf had fallen victim to Corona (#FUCKCORONA). Anyway, even in times of Corona, or better – especially […]

Goch history meets Streetart

I would like to draw your attention to an upcoming street art project in Goch, where Benjamin Taag, supported by the local heritage society, organizes a modern treasure hunt criss cross Goch. It runs from 29.8. to 12.9. and is made to give an attractive outdoor activity for young and old in times of Corona […]

Who will be the next Chancellor?

Cologne’s contribution to that discussion, from the pen of R.F. ART Seen in Goch at an old fashioned Litfaß column during GhmS festival at Goch’s market place.