Today it’s New Year’s Day and it was more than necessary to feel the fresh wind rippling around my nose; so the first walk of the year led me to one of Essens halls of fame. My last visit at „Auf der Donau“ was two months ago and as those walls are always very active […]
I have made my first visits at the legal walls in Essen at Zollstrasse and Auf der Donau in 2014. This walks convinced me immediately that graffiti is a form of art and far away from smearings. I didn’t know anything about the artists, but the quality of those first pieces I found, spoke for […]
Already in 2004 the building of the old community college in Essen has been left and given over to ruin. High exposure of asbestos made it difficult to demolish and led to a repeated postponement of those plans. Finally, in 2014, it was more a process of slow and careful dismantling. What remains is a […]
Winter continues with boring weather. So what more is there to do for me than to stroll down memory lane to the year 2015, when CVA enraged the local authorities with a creative intervention to design „Stadtzeichen Water“, an entrance gate to creative quarter north at Fontänengasse, more colorful. That fancy image was too much […]
I am tired of the winter even if it just has begun. It’s wet, muddy, cold and more than uncomfortable. I will not go out to explore something new, but looking back in time and in my pictures, there is a lot to be found, worth remembering and sharing.
And, as if we don’t have enough fast food chains in town, a new branch of „Frittenwerk“ has been opened on 17th November at Porschekanzel. And why should this be mentioned in a blog mainly focused on street art?
Essen main station, platform 1 IFM (2015) In the universe of graffiti as old as the hills
… allay gief and sorrow 1Horn am Morgen vertreibt Kummer & Sorgen Seen in passing; Viehofer Straße 34
In a competition of Essen Marketing GmbH, which is the driving force behind Essen’s annual Illumination Weeks, art-project „LichtWENDEL“ of Lars Meeß-Olsohn prevailed. The project was realized at Kopstadtplatz, which is a marker for one of the entrance gates of Creative Quarter North. As it is illuminated with coloured light, it has an interesting effect […]
The wall at GeKuHaus is preferred by GIGO PROPAGANDA. New pieces pop up there frequently. GIGO PROPAGANDA – 01/2017 GIGO PROPAGANDA – 06/2017 GIGO PROPAGANDA – 11/2017