In June 2022, Irena Haiduk opens the exhibition Healing Complex (2018 — ongoing) in the former church of St. Bonifatius, which is becoming a new meeting and community place in Gelsenkirchen.
As a contribution of Urbane Künste Ruhr to the Ruhrtriennale 2022, the sculptural installation THE HUDDLE, by the artist Katja Aufleger, is conceived for public space in Bochum city centre.
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.
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.
On the beach at the Silbersee the artists Mariechen Danz and Kerstin Brätsch are creating a sand sculpture that incorporates traces of the climatic conditions in previous ages
The work Dawns by Canadian artist Jessica Arseneau deals with the state of insomnia at dawn on the threshold between night and the new day.
Silent University is an autonomous knowledge and exchange platform for academics who have fled or are seeking asylum.
Two vast shimmering objects by Monira Al Qadiri occupy the centre of the abandoned Schwarzkaue. What seem to be machines from the future are reproductions of drill bits from the Kuwaiti oil industry.
In her film series “Word Count”, Kasia Fudakowski creates a dystopian world in which the right to communication is fundamentally curtailed in order to avoid a climate disaster.
With Ermüdung und Versorgung — a cooperation with the Institute of Theatre Studies at the RUB — we turn our gaze to topics around the concepts of sleep and infrastructure.
At Silbersee II Deborah Ligorio will create an audio walk that focuses on natural phenomena around the lake.
On the site of the former General Blumenthal Mine, New Zealand born artist Hayden Fowler creates a poetic reflection on the dramatic and often invisible loss of species from the natural world.
Via AR Paul Sochaki's ghosts at the Silbersee also appear at information points and cycle stations of the exhibition at the railway stations in Gelsenkirchen, Herne, Recklinghausen and Haltern-Sythen.
Confronted with the harsh reality of the Berlin property market the artists created their own housing, half shelter, half architectural installation made from recycled materials
From the ceiling of the Weißkaue, Johannes Büttner suspends a type of mobile made up of a range of humming ventilators and wind gauges, together with claw-like hands.
In the tennis hall of the Recklinghäuser Tennisgesellschaft, and the adjacent city park, La Fleur, in collaboration with Elisabeth Tambwe, enquire into the contemporary meaning of love.
In her artistic works Jeewi Lee searches for historical traces. She lays open what she finds and uses a range of techniques to make this comprehensible and tangible to the viewer.
From a social and ecological perspective bats are model creatures from which humans can learn a great deal. This fact provides the starting point for Monster Chetwynd’s sculptural installation.
The recurring disputes between ‚regular‘ and nudist bathers around the boundary between their two sections of beach provided Kasia Fudakowski with the inspiration for her work.
In a Gelsenkirchen shop, visitors will hear the sound and text composition Forecast by Ari Benjamin Meyers, an adaptation of his music theater performance of the same name.
In the context of the exhibition, Suse Weber is applying the method of de- and reconstruction to the motif of the pigeon or dove.
In postmodern shop fittings, design lemon presses can be found as weapons for self-defence. Symbols of bourgeois prosperity and economic security become combat equipment.
With Assembly, an octagonal island made of wood covered with a roof of brightly-patterned cloth that, Raul Walch has installed a place of community on the open wate.
Club Real use the parliamentary model as a point of departure to join locals in examining the question of how the effects of coal mining on the former colliery site at Consol park can be offset.
The project promotes the further use and recycling of materials, props and, not least, ideas from theatres, museums, film sets and trade fairs.
Curated by Inke Arns, the international group exhibition at HMKV deals with forms of right-wing populism, which, especially today, use the Internet and social media to disseminate ideas.