Kategorie Essen-West

Essen’s old Newspaper District still is political

Already last year, Essen’s former newspaper distrct between Bert-Brecht-, Sachsen- and Friedrichstraße was flattened. Newspaper industry has fundamentally changed and what has begun 1948 is history now. The old district has moved to a modern publishing house and the old buildings were demolished, as well as the mural „Chronik des Ruhrgebiets“ designed by Miroslav Lazović, […]

TELMO MIEL for „WALLS OF VISION“

In order to open up artistic and cultural values ​​to a broader public, to bring them closer to young people in particular and transport historical works of art into the future by means of urban art, Dr. Hans Riegel-Foundation has launched art project series „Walls of Vision“. They have realized 4 murals so far, which […]

Once again 10,5 SQUERE METERS – FROM US TO YOU – ALL FOR ALL

Corona limits everything (#FUCKCORONA). Indoor exhibitions with crowds of visitors are not allowed at the moment and so a number of local artists had the clever idea to bring their pieces of art to the audience in a showroom of a special kind. From 12.7. – 25.7. they make Frohnhausen and Holsterhausen to a gigantic […]

10,5 SQUERE METERS – FROM US TO YOU – ALL FOR ALL

In times of Corona (#FUCKCORONA), the word of the systemic relevance of a number of professions is on everyone’s lips, but have you heard something about the systemic relevance of art and artists? Marginally at best. What to do, when you can only meet under strict conditions for an exhibition? In Essen artists make two […]

News out of the FRONX

You never stop learning, unless you’re dead and six feet under. Today I have learnt a new word, I had never heard before: FRONX. I was irritated about the meaning, but of course, www-egghead has the meaning! Frohnhausen doesn’t necessarily have a reputation for being particularly worth seeing. So, with a twinkle in the eyes, […]

Jan Schoch & COSY have finished their work at Hobeisenbrücke

Jan Schoch x COSY commissioned work for Ruhrbahn at Hobeisenbrücke More pictures -> click Location

The purpose of a speciality store for city change is?

Confessed, store for city change is a quite bumpy translation for „Fachgeschäft für Stadtwandel„, This institution was opened in an abandoned shop at Gemarkenstraße 72 in Frohnhausen, in December 2018, to change the neighbourhood and the life of people on site with means of sustainability. Now, one year later, the initiative starts leaving conspicuous traces. […]

One Thing is for sure – The Change

The who-is-who of the local graffiti scene has left traces at Hobeisenbrücke all the time. I don’t know, who the customer is, but one thing is for sure: the new painting is a clear win for that spot; colour tops the bill. The mural isn’t yet finished, but it bears the signature of Jan Schoch […]

One Thing is for sure – The Change

Kämpenstraße 18 – 08/2016 & 12/2019 SB Crew & ESOR CR Crew

Signal Box Essen West Ewf

Essen West Ewf, passed by thousends of railway passengers every day, is a landmark for Essen. It marks the entrance of Essen’s main station, coming from the west.