I was looking forward for TRANSURBAN to come to Hagen in September. Then an unexpected incident, or better the domestic disaster of a water pipe leak, put a spoke in my wheel. No chance to make a trip to Hagen, and so I had to look for the traces TRANSURBAN has left behind.
A great part of this summers increase of pieces of art in public space in Hagen had Urban Heroes Festival. Organized by Ihsan Alisan and Arzu Mirabai Akbaba the first Festival for Urban Contemporary Art happened at Schlachthofstraße 1 (S-Bahn-Station Hagen-Wehringhausen). During the Festival (24. September – 03. Oktober 2016) numerous artists designed big walls […]
Hagen has got a number of new pieces of art in the last weeks. UFAM Ruhr had played a big part of it. I had reported about the collaboration of Robert Matzke aka ROOKIE THE WEIRD & David Radon in Hagen Wehringhausen, Christian-Rohlfs-Strasse 17. Four new facades and walls have been designed by intercommunal major project […]
The 2nd Gabel organized by UFAM Ruhr was finished by Robert Matzke aka ROOKIE THE WEIRD & David Radon in Hagen Wehringhausen, Christian-Rohlfs-Strasse 17. For more details -> click
I would like to draw your attention to Urban Heroes Festival in Hagen Wehringhausen. Organized by Ihsan Alisan and Arzu Mirabai Akbaba and with a lot of help from artists, musicians, supporters and owners the first Festival for Urban Contemporary Art will happen at Schlachthofstraße 1 (S-Bahn-Station Hagen-Wehringhausen). During the Festival (24. September – 03. […]
When I realized that Hagen takes part UFAM Ruhr I was electrified. I had been in Hagen in March the first time and found Wehringhausen, a lively neighbourhood that tries hard to make the quarter more liveable with a lot of street art and graffiti in a surrounding of Art Nouveau town houses.
I would like to draw your attention to the upcoming Urban Fine Art Meeting (UFAM Ruhr), which is an interdisciplinary art convention, debuting in five cities across the Ruhr Area. It focuses on bringing urban artists and studio artists in interaction in public space. The creative quarters throughout Ruhr Area cities (Hamm, Dortmund, Herten, Hagen […]
Last week I have passed Hagen by train. Just before the entrance to the station a signalred gable attracted my attention and not far ahead I was blinded by the colorful graffiti around the station. WOW! Hagen seemed to be worth a closer look. I came back a few days later and started my walk […]