Kategorie Essen-Nord

Hafendampf 2017 – After the jump

Even in bright weather that location below motorway A42 at Hafenstrasse, where Hafendampf is domiciled every year, is a dusky place. Passers walk their dogs, cyclists on their daily routes rush past on their way for excercises and traffic – cars as well as trucks – is on buisiness. Advertisements

Hafendampf 2017 – 2nd day of the jump

Sunday and second day of Hafendampf – unfortunately the fun’s going to end already in the evening. An agreement has been reached between autumn and summer; the weather had calmed down to a bright and dry day in blue and white with an acceptable temperature. The absence of JBCB was my only small downer. For […]

Hafendampf 2017 – 1st day of the jump

Citizens of Essen normally don’t know that we have a city port and when they know about, they mostly think of soccer as the stadium of Rot Weiss Essen is located at Hafenstraße. The senior generation probably will remember that Hafenstraße once was notorious for it’s red lantern district. Today Hafenstraße houses one of Essen’s […]

Transurban Essen – Farbwandel has finished the new mural at Gelsenkirchener Straße 191

After the removal of the scaffolding today, passers now have a free and unhindered view to the new mural designed by Farbwandel for TRANSURBAN at Gelsenkirchener Straße 191.  

Transurban Essen – Tim Schild x Jan Schoch at Gelsenkirchener Straße 191 – Finishing touch

Assuming that everything goes according to schedule, the second mural for TRANSURBAN in Essen, created by Jan Schoch & Tim Schild (Farbwandel) at Gelsenkirchener Strasse 191, is going to be completed before the end of the week. The scaffolding is expected to be removed at the upcoming weekeend. The new mural is situated in close proximity to […]

Hafendampf #5

Hafendampf 2013 ROOKIE THE WEIRD (links) QURT QUMI x HERR ORM (oben) SEMOR x POUT (unten) I would like to draw your attention to this year’s „Hafendampf“. The idea of an annual graffiti jam in Essen was born 2013. It was named after the location where it takes place traditionally – Essen’s little known city […]

One thing is for sure – the change

Haltestelle der VIA AG, Zeche Zollverein (2014) Haltestelle der VIA AG, Zeche Zollverein (2017)

Transurban Essen – Tim Schild x Jan Schoch at Gelsenkirchener Straße 191 – work in progress

The second mural for TRANSURBAN in Essen currently is beeing worked on at Gelsenkirchener Straße 191. The site is situated in close proximity to main entrance of Zeche Zollverein. The artists, Tim Schild & Jan Schoch, both are based in Essen and have left their traces at several locations in the city.

Seen in passing

Popeye the sailor Altenessen Station

Hommage to Moni van Rheinberg

Gabor Doleviczenyi (Zinnober) has painted a new Mural in Essen Dellwig at a private house in Levinstraße. The owner of that house is Florian van Rheinberg, a son of Moni van Rheinberg, who deceased 10 years ago. Her work is present in Essen at many places and characterizes mainly the north side of Essen. The […]