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GhmS Festival 2021 – The Spots

August started with good news; there is a map, where all those playgrounds of GhmS Festival are to be found. I have to warn you all: this will not be an easy task to walk them all in only one visit! This festival has mutated to a monster in only one year. So – don’t […]

GhmS Festival 2021 – Line Up Street Art

A colorful cloud hovers above Goch, ready to pour over town. A pack of creatives from all over is on the way; the list of artists is long and I fear not quite complete yet. In addition, artists often are multi-talented and able dancing more than only one wedding at the same time; or to […]

GhmS Festival 2021 – Line Up Graffiti

This is the very first piece of this year’s GhmS Festival in Goch. I show the picture by courtesy of Benjamin Taag, the organizer of that festival, who has sent it for my further heatening. This was completely unnecessesary; after a first look at the line up, I had before acute difficulties to wait until […]

GhmS Festival goes to the second round

I would like to draw your attention to Goch, which is a small town in the district of Kleve, in North Rhine-Westphalia, not known as a stronghold of street art up to last year. Then Benjamin Taag came up with the idea of a street art festival of a special kind. Supported by the local […]

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 […]

Home Street Home – Krefeld

For the first time 4 cities of the Lower Rhine Region have joined, to host and organize a street art festival. Mönchengladbach Krefeld, Neuss and Geldern have launched „Home Street Home“. From 7.7.- 29.9.2019 they arrange an Urban Art Festival, which reflects the great varity and quality of urban art scene of this region. Each […]

Hot Rod Garage Wesel has got a new eyecatcher facade

Wesel is a small town in North-Rhine Westfalia on the northwest edge of the Ruhr area and really not known as a hotspot for graffiti and street art. Due to this it is not on the normal routes I frequently have under review. I have found this wall by means of a tip of a […]