Kategorie Essen-Nord

HoF Essen Borbeck in April

HoF Essen Borbeck is one of our halls of fame which are not allowed to be painted spontaneously. You have to ask for permission first. Probably that is the reason why it doesn’t change its face very often. Nevertheless, the frequency of renewance is not an indicator of the quality of the pieces found there […]

Hafendampf 2022

10 YEARS OF HAPPYNESS – this its how PAYIT brought it to a nutshell. And he really must know, After all, he was there very often from the beginning in the year 2013. Hafendampf – this is an event with a guarantee of good vibes for audience and actors. The neighbourhood of Bottroper Straße 180 […]

Happy Anniversery Hafendampf

When X-mas, Easter, Whitsun and all the other public holidays fall on one day, then it’s the second weekend of April 2022 and Hafendampf reaches it’s teen age. A 10th birthday is special. Anyone who has a teenager in the household knows what I’m talking about. Caution! Teenager – can do anything – knows everything […]

HoF Zollstraße in February

I almost forgot it above all the bad news due to the conflict in the Ukraine. I have been at HoF Zollstraße again, to see what’s new there. The demolition of even the last walls continues to progress, but there are a few persistent friends, who are still delivering. BRICKS & DRIPS BRICKS & DRIPS […]

HoF Zollstraße in June

Undoubtedly, HoF Zollstraße is past her prime. The majority of walls were torn down in January, but there is still life in the old dog yet and a number of true friends stand loyal at the side. EKSIT x FUME SIR & MR.PILZ DFOE & SOLIDE TDB THE DISPOBOYS More pictures -> click Location

Gabor Doleviczenyi (Zinnober) has painted the facade of a private house in Altenessen following the designs of Moni van Rheinberg

Moni van Rheinberg was an artist who has left varied and lasting traces in public space in our town. She died far too early in 2006 in Essen. Her murals are among the oldest murals in the city and are highly respected here. As a tribute to the artist, 2016 her son had commissioned artist […]

HoF Zollstraße – The tiny remnants in April

As reported, January started with the shock that HoF Zollstraße was flatened, except for a few meagre remains. And the demolition progresses. Its only a matter of time until the whole area is leveled and until the last wall has fallen. Nevertheless a handful of writers stay until the bitter end and provide a dignified […]

HoF Zollstraße – Requiem, Swansong, Farewell

I was invited to take a street art trip with friends in Dortmund yesterday, but the night brought a lot of snow and so we decided to avoid longer journeys and stayed in Essen. The idea was to have a look at HoF Zollstraße and take a cup of tea later. On site I got […]

One thing is for sure – the change

Former administration building of colliery Amalie at Helenenstraße 110 is deserted. All those Kruppians have moved away, the building site of Essen 51 comes closer. 2010 the wall at the access road to the company premises was painted on behalf of the company by a number of local artists with the slogan „Developing the Future“, […]

Hold on – Everything will be fine in the end …

Seen yesterday at Borbeck station Everything will be fine in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end. Am Ende wird alles gut. Wenn es nicht gut ist, ist es nicht das Ende.