Agostino Iacurci

Agostino Iacurci

Italy
Edition: Sharing Cities

When Neil Young was asked by the audience to play a certain song during a concert, it didn’t take him a second to reply to hundreds of people: ”It’s all one song!” Everyone reading through...

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Alex Schweder & Clemens Klein

Alex Schweder & Clemens Klein

USA, Japan/Germany
Edition: re:public

The collaboration between Berlin architect Clemens Klein and Alex Schweder, born in New York City in 1970, is a proven collaboration. In 2007 Schweder has coined the term ´Performance...

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Andrey Ustinov

Andrey Ustinov

Russia
Edition: re:public

 

RUSSIA

Andrey Ustinov devotes himself to the secondary arts. The native Russian sees secondary art as an art that remains unnoticed at first glace and is connected to making...

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Belit Sağ

Belit Sağ

Turkey
Edition: re:public

belit sağ is a video artist living in Amsterdam. She has studied mathematics in Turkey and art in the Netherlands and completed a residency at Rijksakademie in 2014/2015. Her...

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Benjamin Gaulon

Benjamin Gaulon

France
Edition: Sharing Cities

What if one could hack into the world’s Saturn and MediaMarkt electronics stores and feed their screen walls with video art from one’s own laptop and thus replace the pristine pictures of...

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Bill Dietz & Jordan Topiel Paul

Bill Dietz & Jordan Topiel Paul

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

More and more often sound art breaks out of institutional spaces in order to conquer new sites for itself. Not only is it increasingly heard in public space, but also seeks to involve residents...

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craus | hahn

craus | hahn

Germany
Edition: re:public

The, on the way between park belt and Wöhlerstraße found Mittelstreifenmarkierung is only rudimentarily present, the path quality is mediocre, the way but heavily used by pedestrians, joggers,...

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Cylvester

Cylvester

Germany

CYLVESTER are the Cologne duo Max Schweder and Tobias Hartmann. With an individually assembled setup of analogue and digital synthesizers, samplers and effects units, CYLVESTER play electronic...

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El Marian

El Marian

Argentina
Edition: Sharing Cities

In times of political upheaval when the social fabric threatens to tear apart and obvious injustices can no longer be ignored, on cannot do without the work of fools (i.e. cabaret artists and...

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Eva-Maria Baumeister

Eva-Maria Baumeister

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

Follow “Ritual Mapping” on Twitter!

All our movements are ritualized.
Starting with the way we place our feet when getting in the morning down to our routes through urban space:...

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Give It A Name

Give It A Name

Wales
Edition: Sharing Cities

An empirical study on this topic would be a waste of time. Had one to decide with which of one’s five senses one could most likely dispense, it would probably only take one a second to point to...

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Hyuro

Hyuro

Argentina/ Spain
Edition: Sharing Cities

After her murals have appeared in countless cities and almost every European country, Hyuro now targets a large wall near Cologne’s Hansaring train station (to be seen from Maybachstraße)....

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Innerfields

Innerfields

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

Ten years is nothing. In ten years the sun has barely come closer to its inevitable extinction and still it takes round about two million years till the Giza pyramids’ last stone will be...

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Javier Abarca

Javier Abarca

Spain
Edition: Sharing Cities

No matter if graffiti writers, architects, skaters, homeless people or investors: They all have their unique view on the city, they all perceive of a very special kind of space that the other...

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Johannes Hoffmann, Maximilian Bentler, Daryan Knoblauch

Johannes Hoffmann, Maximilian Bentler, Daryan Knoblauch

Germany
Edition: re:public

curated by the Alanus Hochschule für Kunst und Gesellschaft

Johannes Hoffmann, Maximilian Bentler and Daryan Knoblauch, three former architecture students from the Alanus College...

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katharinajej

katharinajej

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

Those who labour hard to glimpse the sky have already run into danger. In 1676 astronomer and geophysicist Edmond Halley sailed to the island of Saint Helena off Africa’s West Coast in order to...

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LINGA

LINGA

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

Loneliness is unknown to public space. Even if we may move through the city led by our own footsteps and intentions only, we will encounter people everywhere, forming fleeting collectives, sharing...

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Lukas Friedlich

Lukas Friedlich

Germany
Edition: re:public

Lukas Friedlich born in 1986 sees himself as a painter and draftsman. His way of working can be understood as a discharge of intuitive actions that are composed of different factors and unfold in...

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Marje Hirvonen

Marje Hirvonen

Finland
Edition: re:public

MARJE HIRVONEN was born in Finland, but has been living in Cologne since 2008, where she has studied at the local University of Music and Dance. Since then, she has been working in the fields of...

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Martin Hesselmeier

Martin Hesselmeier

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

A winged world spirit would deem it a paradox, if not even irony: In a time of constantly accessible information and uniquely comprehensive knowledge people seems to have lost their capacity to...

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Martin Kaltwasser

Martin Kaltwasser

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

One man’s trash is nother man’s treasure. What is touched by Martin Kaltwasser turns into gold – if one agrees to take for gold those materials and artworks that are created when...

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Mathieu Tremblin

Mathieu Tremblin

France
Edition: re:public

MATHIEU TREMBLIN was born in Le Mans in 1980. He now lives in Strasbourg, but works all over Europe. Inspired by anonymous and spontaneous forms of expression and protest in urban space, Tremblin...

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Nina Kradepohl & Halil Özet

Nina Kradepohl & Halil Özet

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

The Eigelstein quarter has many faces. Around Cologne’s Ebertplatz people from almost all strands of society have found a place to live. As a consequence, the quarter seems to lack a stable...

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Olivier Swizz

Olivier Swizz

France
Edition: re:public

In 2000 graffiti spurred the young Frenchman OLIVER SWIZ’ (born 1983) interest in art and a passion for painting. Already as a teenager, he was fascinated by any kind of visual language, which...

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ON/OFF

ON/OFF

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

The structures of a city are always physical, historical, cultural and, above all, fictional. Everything that has ever become a reality has started with an idea, with a utopia that one has added...

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ORIZZONTALE

ORIZZONTALE

Italy
Edition: re:public

ORIZZONTALE is an architecture and urban art collective based in Rome, which has specialized on mobile architectures and temporary installations in public space. Their installation “8 ½”, for...

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PAErsche Aktionslabor

PAErsche Aktionslabor

Germany
Edition: Sharing Cities

Let us be assured that a performance may only be realized in its best and actual sense when a certain commitment is established between artist and audience, a commitment that we may well call...

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Schule der politischen Hoffnung

Schule der politischen Hoffnung

Germany
Edition: re:public

The “Schule der politischen Hoffnung” (SdpH) is a politico-artistic institution in motion, founded in Cologne in 2017 and run by the organizers and political activists Georg Blokus,...

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Studio Quack

Studio Quack

Germany
Edition: Simul et Singulis

Studio Quack works at the interface of art, design and architecture. Thomas Quack's profession is temporary installations, interventions in public spaces as well as graphic and exhibition design....

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Tape That

Tape That

Germany

TAPE THAT is a Berlin based collective of five artists founded in 2011. Inspired by the possibility of creating something new from an everyday object, tape has become the artists' main medium....

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The Wa

The Wa

France
Edition: Sharing Cities

The smallest possible denominator of democratic practice is constituted if two individuals of opposing opinion sit at a table in order to talk things out together. Because not everyone may be...

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Vladimir Turner

Vladimir Turner

Czech Republic
Edition: Sharing Cities

A platform – complete with mattress, food and sanitary articles – is suddenly installed under a bridge. Walled up windows that suddenly bear curtains. The banner reading “Work no more”,...

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ZOER aka Frédéric Battle

ZOER aka Frédéric Battle

Italy
Edition: re:public

Zoer has been accompanying the fascination for cars since childhood. Born in 1985 in Palermo (Sicily), Zoer drew early on bodywork, auto parts and other components of the auto industry such. B....

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