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An interesting contrast to General Blumenthal Colliery is provided by the Consol Theatre, also located on a former mining site. Together with the theatre a long-term participatory project dedicated to the organisms living in Consol Park was launched. From here you can reach the Heimatmuseum Unser Fritz in Herne with just a few minutes’ bicycle ride along the Rhine-Herne Canal. The city of Gelsenkirchen, a project location only added after the exhibition was rescheduled, can be characterised as the place where the climate theme is most directly addressed. With reflections on taxidermy and loss and weather forecasts, two unusual perspectives are introduced here, and certainly somewhere in Gelsenkirchen one will also encounter the ghost that virtually haunts the entire exhibition.


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UKR Ruhrding GE Club Real 2021 c Daniel Sadrowski 1419 Projekt ©

800.000 Jahre Photosynthese

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.

UKR Ruhrding GE A B Meyers 2021 c Daniel Sadrowski 3224 Projekt ©

Forecast (Installation Version/ Part I)

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.

UKR Ruhrding GE Hecke Rauter 2021 c Daniel Sadrowski 1953 Projekt ©

Der lange Abschied

In their audio-visual installation, Alisa Hecke and Julian Rauter examine the practice of taxidermy and have worked together with scenographer Franz Thöricht to devise a space of reverence and memory.