Kategorie Duisburg

Green Path Duisburg comes with surprises

Waste management company Motikat is situated right next to hall of fame „Grüner Pfad“ in Duisburg at Winterstraße 29. It surprises with a wall, painted by a friend 10 years ago, which has motifs, typical for Duisburg, like an old fashioned steam tug, harbour cranes, a slag wagon or Schimanski and Thanner, Duisburg’s Tatort comissioners […]

HoF Duisburg – Alte Kaserne – One remark on my own behalf

Not long ago I have posted a text about Duisburg’s halls of fame. Hereafter, I was contacted by a reader, who asked me to remove the position of this hall from my website. The statement was, that this hall definitely is illegal, but the local residents tolerate the local artists to spray there. My information […]

Duisburg’s Halls of Fame

I have to confess that I’m not a big adorer of social media, but you cannot avoid them looking for information about what’s going on. As the street art and graffiti scene in Northrhine Westfalia is big and the scene in my region, the Ruhr area, is almost impossible to overlook, you are reliant at […]

Wholecars

RE3 seen today in passing Duisburg main station REGS, TKA and others

Hin & Weg – Die Wandergalerie shows „Edition #3“

Yes I know, this might be late, but nevertheless I would like to draw your attention to an event in Duisburg’s unattended old town. Under the umbrella of Anis & Zauber – der vegane Wintermarkt, the 3rd edition of Hin & Weg – Die Wandergalerie will be opened next Friday, 30. November. The playground for […]

German Railway – Charm Offensive aquiring young trainees?

Travelling by rail is exciting and colourful. For me it is never boring and I don’t need a book nor earphones. The track itself is my newspaper. Who is the most important writer or crew of an area? Who is friend or foe of whom? Try to read the track and hope you have got […]

Weltbaustellen NRW – Duisburg

The 17 goals of sustainable development of the United Nations have been enforced in January 2016. Urban art campaign „Weltbaustellen – Die Welt von morgen wächst vor Ort“ deals with those goals. 17 goals – 17 murals in North Rhine Westfalia. 8 different cities have got new designed facades in 2016; 9 murals have been […]

Facade Greenig – Duisburg style

An advertising wall of a special kind which combines the pleasant with the useful.

A beached sperm whale, 1001 bottle messages and the orange light district

My maternal ancestors were from Duisburg and lived in Meiderich for a long time, were my mother and her siblings were born and educated. All my uncles, my grandfather and later my father worked for August Thyssen-Hütte and Phoenix Rheinrohr, and so I spent my first school years at primary school in Duisburg Meiderich and […]

A Magic Mountain and Guerilla Knitters

How are you? Are you afraid of heights and how is the condition of your flexors and extensors in legs and hips? How do you feel rising staircases, and I mean powerful big stairs; there is no elevator to make your climb easier at the device I’ll take you to. End of February; the year […]