Kategorie Berlin

Notes from a Berlin friend

Graffiti with political content is rare, but happens from time to time. My Berlin friend has found one of the examples at HoF Mauerpark. With mass protests the population of Hongkong prevented the conclusion of an extradition agreement with China. The shown piece is made by an unknown artist to support and appreciate the people […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

Passers of Walter Benjamin Platz in Berlin Charlottenburg currently enjoy a spectacular installation made by QUINTESSENZ. It is titled “COLORMAZE” and shows a complete color circle. They have installed and moved 8,5 tons of wood. Over 10,000 screws turned in and several liters of white lacquer used for priming. The installation is built as a […]

Notes from a Berlin friend

In these days my Berlin friend is close to dispair. The hot temperatures make it difficult to break free from the shady garden, but in Berlin things are on the move; no good times to stay in the shadows!

Notes from a Berlin friend

Styro seems to have spent hybernation with crafting. Now, after reawakening from the winter sleep, he seems to be on his way, to set his creatures free, wherever he stands or goes. And my Berlin friend finds them, even if not looking for something special. Nobody stays home in this bright weather.

Notes from a Berlin friend

I have no idea, how my Berlin friend is able to find those installations, to make me happy. This little guy, made by STYRO, seems to be in critical condition. Will he risk jumping off with his provisionally paraglider? And will his crash helmet prevent him from injuries? I spontanously named him Otto, because he […]

5 days of Berlin – Departure

Just like the day of arrival, the day of departure is always half a day. As usual, I took a train in the late afternoon, to reach home in the evening. To fill the time until my departure in the late afternoon, as usual, a light touristic „lady’s program“ was planned, at least until my […]

5 days of Berlin – 5th day

This was Monday and as I had only made flying visits in Friedrichshain the days before, Friedrichshain took hold of me. This was my last day in Berlin before departure day and I headed again for Ostkreuz, after having a short look at the new piece of FINDAC at Bülowstraße. He had promised to finish […]

Culture Pop Studio shows DARED’s „Digital Fruits“

I don’t make a secret of it, I love installations; installations of any kind. Styro cuts, vinyl art, fret saw works, cork – or pipe cleaner puppets, tiles, sculptures and and and. Artists often try out completely new things, to find their personal style and handwriting. To find installations in public space is thrilling. They […]

5 days of Berlin – 4th day

This was already Sunday and as in Germany most museums are closed on Mondays, it was long overdue for my date with Tristan. The plan was to meet my Berlin friend in the early afternoon, to walk along Dircksenstraße and visit Haus Schwarzenberg, to have a look at a number of new murals there. To […]

5 days of Berlin – 3rd day

Those of you who are on the hunt for street art, cannot avoid Friedrichshain; it is a stronghold for graffiti, stencils, cut-outs and installations of local, national and international street artists. In times of cold war and German division, Friedrichshaun was a neighbourhood of the eastern part of Germany and part of the Capital of […]