Kategorie Essen-Mitte

KISS81 – Rest in peace – only the good die young

This was not a good discovery when I have been at Hall of Fame „Auf der Donau“ today. I’m always happy to find a new piece done by BRES and YCKB, but this time the finding was connected with bad news. Düsseldorf based writer KISS81, member of the crews WCDIB, TODS, ZNC and PSE has […]


ÜBEL and others seen at Essen Hbf

Ladybug – Landing or Lift Off?

Not long ago, in January, EINSA CE has had a solo show at Sold Out Gallery in Bochum. I have been there and spent a long time viewing his creatures. Non more so his chameleon with its eye rolling mechanism and this bug! Now it has followed me to Essen. I hope it will stay […]

Weltbaustellen NRW – Essen

Yesterday 5 pm the new mural of BASTARDILLA & Gabor Doleviczenyi at Dreilindenstraße 70 in downtown Essen has been opened in a public ceremony. As a guiding theme they have chosen education for their mural, for everything is nothing without education. The cherry on the cake was the removal of the scaffolding during the celebration, which was […]

Weltbaustellen NRW – Essen

I would like to draw your attention to a new mural in Essen. Working process just has been started and actually there is little to see at the site. It is a collaboration project of BASTARDILLA (Bogotá/COL) and Gabor Doleviczenyi (Essen). As the wall should be officially opened with a party on 4 October the […]

Seen in passing

Paste-Up; A1ONE Schützenbahn

Is Hafendampf already casting shadows?

Today I have made a walk at one of my favorite street art spots in Essen, one of our Halls of Fame. I try to visit „Auf der Donau“ frequently and find something new again and again. Artists playing there have to be very good otherwise their pieces die a sudden death. The pieces I […]

Gallery Julius 17 shows KARAN RESHAD solo show „DANDOON“

I would like to draw your attention to the solo show „DANDOON“ of  Karan Reshad. It takes place at Julius 17 – Galerie auf Zeit, Juliusstraße 17 in Essen, from 2.9. – 30.9.2017. Please note their opening times : Thursdays and Fridays 5 pm – 10 pm Saturdays 6 pm – 10 pm

So much for corporate identity

ATS Wholecar – S6 Essen Hbf

Transurban Essen – TAPE THAT – Tape Art Workshop

Beeing in Berlin in April this year it wasn’t my first encounter with tape art; finally there is BARTO nearby in Düsseldorf, who was the first to introduce this technique to me during 40° Urban Art Festival 2015. In „THE HAUS“ I had the opportunity to see how it looks like to bring this technique […]