Schlagwort-Archive: COSI

Murals in Essen (8th)

Quick and dirty – the gong sounds to the next round When I started the series „Murals in Essen“, I was angry about a friend, who described Essen as a real desert of art. I wondered about this preconception, unbraked by any expertise. I recommended him to open his eyes and look around. There is […]

Uecke lives and thrives

Like other European coal mining towns, Gelsenkirchen and especially Ückendorf and its 20.000 inhabitants are suffering from the decline in mining activity in the area as well as the whole Ruhr region. Structural change continues to hold the majority of regions firmly in its grip. A few years ago Ückendorf was charcterized by vacancy, migration […]