For the 2020/2021 edition, the focus will be on artists whose work deals in the broadest sense with 'climate' and 'sleep', the thematic brackets of the Ruhr Ding editions 2021 and 2022.
In his recent projects Guy Königstein researches the different ways we live the past in the present, for instance through practices of commemoration, archiving or archaeology.
Urbane Künste Ruhr und das Haus der Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets begrüßen neue Künstler*innen im Rahmen des Residenzprogramms Zu Gast bei Urbane Künste Ruhr.
As part of the Ruhr Ding: Klima the Heimatmuseum has devoted a exhibition to automobility demonstrating how the car has transformed the urban space and still continues to dominate it today.
Vanessa Nica Mueller's films and artwork focus on aspects of memory, the relation of human, nature and urban space, the uncanny and the construction of conditions.
In his work artist Asad Raza often explores dialogic exchange and rejects disciplinary boundaries. Raza conceives of art as a metabolic, active experience combining human, non-human beings.
Adriana Arroyo's works reference to geological activity, to reveal possible relationships between the movement of the Earth, politics and the fragility of the body and the mind.
Jessica Arseneau explores the way human perception and subjectivity is shaped by social codes, patterns of behaviour, accelerating culture and technological progress.
With “Absorption” Urbane Künste Ruhr is showing an installation by US artist Asad Raza of sensual and poetic power that takes up the entire first floor of the listed former Allbauhaus on Pferdemarkt.
People today are experiencing in different and unevenly distributed ways, something that no generation before them has ever experienced: the ongoing loss of the planet as we know it.
In Wandersalon #29 Alisa Hecke and Julian Rauter talk on the occasion of their audiovisual installation Der lange Abschied.
2026 findet die renommierte Wanderbiennale im Ruhrgebiet statt.
In his cinematic / sculptural works David Reiber Otálora deals with exoticisms and colonial representations of the so-called other and explores possibilities to affirm them into ambiguous narratives.
Der Fluss Emscher fließt durch das zentrale Ruhrgebiet und verbindet die unterschiedlichen städtischen und ländlichen Gebiete miteinander.
Yuki Jungesblut seeks out potentialities and instances of overlap between imagination, fiction and reality, often exploring underdetermined states and liminality in general.
Kristina Paustian examines cultural anthropological and socio-political topics. In cinematic images she focusses in particular on the themes of times of upheaval and technical utopias.
Silent University is an autonomous knowledge and exchange platform for academics who have fled or are seeking asylum.
The second edition of Ruhr Ding is dedicated to the topic of climate in all its facets, from man-made climate change to dealing with the current social climate.
By means of multi-channel installations, associative, reflective and surreal sequences, Taube works against conventional cinematographic codes.
For the project Absoprtion we are looking for people who are interested in becoming part of a group of cultivators and working with the artist Asad Raza.
Monster Chetwynd stages performances, large-scale sculpture installation and consistently paints bats as protagonists in dramatic settings. Her work is characterised by a sense of playful exuberance.
The Wandersalon #28 is dedicated to the connections between climate-friendly urban planning and cycling as well as different ways of getting around.
In her exhibition Clouded in Veins, Mariechen Danz uses a stage-like approach to display her works throughout the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen and enables the public to be actively involved.
In her works, Julia Lübbecke deals with the relation between body and institution. She explores this connection to examine dominant structures of order and creates processes to make them fragile.
Natural sciences, visual culture and mythological stories inspire Nadine Rangosch to build her own vocabulary, translating abstract concepts into spatial arrangements.
In these times of social distancing, curfews and closed borders, six voices from the world of art have considered certain questions.