Kategorie Berlin

Notes from a Berlin friend

If in a take away in my region the order is „Pommes rot/weiß“, you automatically are served with French fries with ketchup and mayonnaise. Berlin based graffiti writer GOMEZ has got special greetings in red&white on the occasion of his birthday in November. The pun is evident and needs no explanation.

Notes from a Berlin friend

One of the specialities of the House of STICKERMAIDBERLIN is adbusting and pimping up billboards. It seems that The Gregorians, well known choir for Gregorian chants, has got a new frontman who is keeping his teeth sharp.

Notes from a Berlin friend

Small things make my day and my Berlin friend is of the same type. Even small changes cause big fun and joy. To find those small treasures needs time and so a walk along Dirksenstraße always is a matter of patience. Sometimes, though you’ll find more than nutlets. The squirrel, made by METRAEDA, was a […]

Berlin Underground – Beloved and hated at the same time

When I visit Berlin I’m always thrilled by public transport. I don’t know such a network of routes in my home region, far less such a close timed timetable.

Notes from a Berlin friend

Probably you are fed up hearing anything of Phatty, but I don’t! In Essen today was an awful day with typical November attitude. That is why I was housebound and as in Berlin the weather was similar, I was surprised to get pictures, freshly shot today in wind and weather. I know this very well, […]

SPOARE153 – Kulturfabrik Munic 2016 & NEW CREW Mecklenburgische Straße 2018

The pictures of SPOARE (and SOLD) in Frankfurt/Oder, at Oderbrücke, reminded me of a piece I had seen in Munic 2016. That was the first time, the tag SPOARE had appeared on my radar, and this was the one and only encounter with that tag. I never had seen it again, until I came to […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

A lot of artists have worked for advertising; who wonders, artists have to pay rents too. The question, if an artwork loses quality when it was made for promotion purposes only, is often hotly debated. Some photographers find it under their dignity to take pictures of advertising walls. Me and my Berlin friend certainly do […]

Notes from a Berlin friend – or a real gentlemen is simply a patient wolf

I plead guilty – I have a big crush on this damned dog named Phatty, even if it seems to have sharp teeth. Just to please me, my Berlin friend has consulted his archive and picked out some photos of Phatty, he has taken over the years. I will not withhold them from you any […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

My Berlin friend comes with a surprise for the weekend. Guests are welcome irrespective of whether or not they are going to bring gifts. It seems that Drew Straker aka THE MURALIST, graffiti artist based in Perth, Australia, is in Berlin. He has left some gifts in Friedrichshain. Straker probably was the first artist to […]

5 days of Berlin – 5th day

Usually my plan for the day of departure is a light touristic „lady’s program“ with a mixture of window shopping, sight seeing and coffee party, not far away from main station, to have a short connection to a train in the late afternoon. But my „lady’s program“, I had planned for this last morning, was […]