My first visit of the hall of fame at Essen’s north side (Zollstrasse) dates back to the year 2014. This visit was a trigger and after that I hopelessly was hooked to graffiti. The pictures shown below were made in June 2014. Advertisements
Already in 2004 the building of the old community college in Essen has been left and given over to ruin. High exposure of asbestos made it difficult to demolish and led to a repeated postponement of those plans. Finally, in 2014, it was more a process of slow and careful dismantling. What remains is a […]
Winter continues with boring weather. So what more is there to do for me than to stroll down memory lane to the year 2015, when CVA enraged the local authorities with a creative intervention to design „Stadtzeichen Water“, an entrance gate to creative quarter north at Fontänengasse, more colorful. That fancy image was too much […]
I am tired of the winter even if it just has begun. It’s wet, muddy, cold and more than uncomfortable. I will not go out to explore something new, but looking back in time and in my pictures, there is a lot to be found, worth remembering and sharing.
Villa RÜ 2017 -> click
And, as if we don’t have enough fast food chains in town, a new branch of „Frittenwerk“ has been opened on 17th November at Porschekanzel. And why should this be mentioned in a blog mainly focused on street art?
Essen main station, platform 1 IFM (2015) In the universe of graffiti as old as the hills
Dominik Hebestreit aka Birne (Wuppertal) Part of project „Wände Südost“ (2012) Wüsthoffweg
… allay gief and sorrow 1Horn am Morgen vertreibt Kummer & Sorgen Seen in passing; Viehofer Straße 34
In a competition of Essen Marketing GmbH, which is the driving force behind Essen’s annual Illumination Weeks, art-project „LichtWENDEL“ of Lars Meeß-Olsohn prevailed. The project was realized at Kopstadtplatz, which is a marker for one of the entrance gates of Creative Quarter North. As it is illuminated with coloured light, it has an interesting effect […]