Kategorie Bochum

RANDOM EXP x SEMOR for Wright Festival 2020

In a ranking, to find the best looking house in Bochum, Springerplatz 40 undoubtedly would be among the top 10. During Wright Festival 2018 the house had got a new face by SINERO and by Olli Rose & EIKE (TEAM FORCE & FIRE). This years Wright Festival brought an addition by RANDOM EXP & SEMOR. […]

Wright Festival 2020

From 9. October to 19. Oktober, Bochum is under the sign of graffiti and urban art. Wright Festival goes for its fourth round and has announced 3 new murals to be designed besides a number of several other events. Please find their schedule with addresses and artists below. Mural 1: RANDOM EXP x SEMOR at […]

R.I.P P7

The demolition of parking garage P7 at Kurt-Schumacher-Platz, next to Bochum’s main station, leaves a vacant lot in the center of the city. Since Mai 2019 the building was empty and what once was a popular playground for the graffiiti scene, was torn down in the last weeks. Now the scene begins to occupy the […]

Wright Festival Bochum – Three of Five

Three of five murals, produced by this years Wright Festival, are finished and show their faces to the public, now that the scaffoldings have been dismantled. This years murals are widely scattered over the city. Wiemelhausen, Ehrenfeld, Goldhamme, and the inner city. At Alte Hattinger Straße 11, André Silva aka TRAFIC, Dortmund based street artist, […]

WAT UP Festival – Finish

Bochum was very active for street art this year. In addition to Wright Festival, which has a tradition of 3 years now, they have put a new festival on track for Bochum Wattenscheid. Both festivals produced 5 new murals each. In Wattenscheid, now the scaffoldings of the last 3 murals have been dismantled. MISTER OREO […]

WAT UP Festival – Beware of the predators at Hochstraße

Now that the scaffoldings are dismantled from the buildings next to Alte Post at Hochstraße 35 and 39 – 41, pedestrians are doing well to cross to the other side of the street. Not only to get a better view, but to get in distance to the teeth of a number of sharks populating those […]

WAT UP Festival – work in progress

Two of five murals of 1st WAT UP Festival in Bochum Wattenscheid were still missing and as the rain paused in the late morning, I once more headed for Bochum, to get a glimpse of the work of REBELZER and BIRD x KIBE. The FREAKS from the distant North seem to feel happy in our […]

WAT UP Festival – work in progress

Up to today I have visited 3 of the 5 new murals announced to be created for 1st WAT UP Festival. Working process progresses and is in different stages at Hochstraße, where 3 of the 5 new murals are located. Mr. OREO and his friend DIC have finished their wall at Hochstraße 45. They were […]

Wright Festival Bochum – TERA1 & JAYB at Wilhelm Stumpf Straße 49

37 shades of grey provide evidence, grey can be much more than a colour between black and white. Grey, mousy, stone and blush grey, the swarm of carrier pigeons, designed by TERA1 and JAYB are different, but not that much. They come together in a grey matter, except for that one and only pink one. […]

1st WAT UP Festival

I thought this would be a quiet autumn day, sitting at the breakfast table this morning, making my plans for the upcoming week. I almost choked on myself, discovering a FB post about a new urban art festival in my region. I would like to draw your attention to WAT UP Festival, which will produce […]