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Interior of the "Bakery" jazz cellar in Bochum. You can see a piano and in front of it a work and clamping table. There is a leather armchair next to it.artsy placescreative makersurban pop culture
10. June 2021

Come and be part of it: Jazz and urbanism in Bochum’s »Kunstkiez«

Weathered bricks, dark window panes behind rusty metal bars, some used wood here and there. Every day, when I sit at my desk and take a look outside my window,…
People dance in purple lights and fog.urban pop culture
4. May 2021

acting in concert

In the second audio episode of sound of urbanana: TALKS!, our author Friedemann introduces you to “acting in concert (aic)”. The initiative from Witten breaks down established hierarchies and offers…
Singer and songwriter Maxim walks through a park. You can see him in half profile.urban pop culture
23. April 2021

Meeting Maxim at the Rhine

In our first episode of the sound of urbanana: TALKS! our author Ole is talking to singer and songwriter, Maxim. Maxim grew up in the area of Siegburg, Königswinter and…

digital spaces

A man with a beard and a hat holds a VYTAL bowl with cereal and fruit in it.digital spacesurban taste & living
15. April 2021

VYTAL: Say goodbye to plastic waste

Wasting resources has come out of fashion, and sustainability is trendier than ever. Cologne based start-up VYTAL is perfectly up to date with its innovative system relying on reusable containers…

creative makers

Interior of the "Bakery" jazz cellar in Bochum. You can see a piano and in front of it a work and clamping table. There is a leather armchair next to it.artsy placescreative makersurban pop culture
10. June 2021

Come and be part of it: Jazz and urbanism in Bochum’s »Kunstkiez«

Weathered bricks, dark window panes behind rusty metal bars, some used wood here and there. Every day, when I sit at my desk and take a look outside my window,…
Artwork by the artist seiLeise: A little girl in a red dress is holding a moon on a balloon string.artsy placescreative makers
1. April 2021

I met the moon girl

Street Artist seiLeise from Cologne has always presented his art under the open sky. During the coronavirus-related lockdown, he has now invented the “picture hunt”, inviting people to an artistic…
Hiroyuki Murase, founder and designer of the "Suzusan" label, sits at a table and gesticulates with his hands while speaking. Various items of clothing from the label are on the table.creative makers
8. March 2021

Old craft, new look

A centuries-old Japanese craft is given a new look in a Flingern backyard. Unique textiles are created today where standard bread used to be baked in the past. Consum –…

artsy places

artsy places
25. June 2021

Anti-Visions in Concrete

“We have created an anti-vision, an anti-reality.” Artist Julius von Bismarck and architect Marta Dyachenko have set up a city model with inexistant buildings on a mound of earth on…
Interior of the "Bakery" jazz cellar in Bochum. You can see a piano and in front of it a work and clamping table. There is a leather armchair next to it.artsy placescreative makersurban pop culture
10. June 2021

Come and be part of it: Jazz and urbanism in Bochum’s »Kunstkiez«

Weathered bricks, dark window panes behind rusty metal bars, some used wood here and there. Every day, when I sit at my desk and take a look outside my window,…
Interior of the Stadtbad Krefeld. You can see the empty main pool in the middle of the building. Changing rooms can be seen around the outside.artsy places
30. May 2021

Kaiserbad and Freischwimmer

On a Photo Safari in the Abandoned Stadtbad Krefeld The greengrocers, nail salons, and budget shops in the pedestrian zone conceal the Krefeld Stadtbad, a proper jewel from days long…

urban taste & living

In Oberbilk lässt sich Minztee marokkanischer Art authentisch genießen.urban taste & living
21. July 2021

In 80 Häppchen um die Welt

In dem Düsseldorfer Stadtteil Oberbilk leben Menschen aus 135 unterschiedlichen Ländern. Das prägt natürlich auch das gastronomische Angebot des Viertels, das zu den exotischsten und vielfältigsten der Landeshauptstadt gehört. Obwohl…
A man with a beard and a hat holds a VYTAL bowl with cereal and fruit in it.digital spacesurban taste & living
15. April 2021

VYTAL: Say goodbye to plastic waste

Wasting resources has come out of fashion, and sustainability is trendier than ever. Cologne based start-up VYTAL is perfectly up to date with its innovative system relying on reusable containers…