As part of the Emscherkunstweg, the work Pool Lines by Mexican artist Sofía Táboas is being created between an industrial estate and allotment gardens in Dortmund’s Schüren district.
Urbane Künste Ruhr invites artists who are interested in working with local networks and public meeting places to take part in a three-month residency for the upcoming 2024 season.
On a Saturday morning, under the heatwave called El Niño, I went on a walk in Essen-Steele with seven people and visited public artworks created specifically for places you wouldn't normally enter ...
My Body Is Not an Island invites us to empathise with others and to learn how to use emotions as a way in to the world: Bring your emotions and your jackets too, the artist tells us.
In her work, Eva Kot'átková explores forms of power, manipulation, discrimination and control exercised by institutions upon those who deviate from the norm (or what is perceived as such).
With an economy that is not only metaphorically based on the model of mushroom cultures – myconomy – the Healing Complex was reopened in March 2023.
With the event, Urbane Künste Ruhr presents an interim status of the cooperation with the Stiftung Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets within the framework of the residency programme for artists.
Wir sind erschüttert über die terroristischen Angriffe der Hamas auf die Menschen in Israel. Unsere Solidarität gilt den Opfern und Angehörigen, die Angst um ihre Familien und Freund*innen haben.
Bis 2027 verlängert: Britta Peters führt die erfolgreiche Arbeit von Urbane Künste Ruhr fort!
The Ruhr Ding: Schlaf marks the end of a three-part exhibition series presented throughout the region by the Urbane Künste Ruhr under Britta Peters’ artistic direction.
Eva Koťátková in conversation with Britta Peters about the exhibition My Body Is Not An Island
Margo Zālīte (born 1980 in the Soviet Union) works in Dortmund, Berlin and Riga in the mediation of music theatre studies, space-time models and the transfer of world views.
Grupa Mauczka widmet sich, ausgehend von ihren eigenen Familienbiografien, Fragen von Zugehörigkeit und Erinnerungskultur polnisch-deutscher Migrationsgeschichte.
Lütfiye Güzel, born in Duisburg in 1972 and travelling between the Ruhr and Berlin, is a poet and has been publishing poems under her own label go-güzel-publishing since 2014.
With a sound installation, shared Dindać with coffee and Silesian poppy cake and the concluding Mycel Bankett, we will bring the season to a close at the Healing Complex.
Maria Renée Morales Garcia is a visual artist who often deals with the intersectionality of identity, looking at it through a decolonial and queer-feminist lens.
Jungsein und Jüdischsein – wie geht das in Deutschland zusammen? Damit beschäftigt sich der preisgekrönte Film „Masel Tov Cocktail“, der den Abschluss der Filmreihe im „Healing Complex“ bildet.
For twelve hours, we will be exploring the topic of sleep as a motif in film. All through the night guests will accompany us, reflecting on the programme and engaging in dialogue with the audience.
With mobile saunas on the forecourt and a varied program of talks, film screenings and communal baking, we will end the first phase of the Healing Complex with a Summit on November 12th.
During the Irrlichter-Tours, you will set out together with our trained art educators to explore the Ruhr Ding: Schlaf – on foot or by bike.
Die Künstlerin Inga Krüger nimmt den Emscher-Umbau zum Anlass, sich in ihrer Performance Perspektivisch gesehen, Spaghettieis mit der Künstlichkeit der Landschaft zu beschäftigen.
God's Entertainment in conversation with Britta Peters about the possibilities of a tentacular, sensual understanding that holds new paths for us beyond an individually focused thinking.
With a research-oriented approach that includes theoretical and archival research as well as interviews and discussions, Alicja Rogalska develops her works for specific environments and contexts.
Together with Lütfiye Güzel, Anneke Lubkowitz and Stephan Muschick, we will jointly investigate various modalities of navigating the world.
In her lecture, Hannah Ahlheim provides insights into the history of sleep, drawing connections to the role and places of sleep in the Ruhr region as a former mining area.
Michel Gondry's participatory project Home Movie Factory – having already toured internationally in New York, Tokyo, São Paulo, and Paris – will be there to experience at Ruhr Ding: Schlaf.
Some time ago Guy Dermosessian founded the platform Cute Community for the production and dissemination of music, art and knowledge with the collaboration of Maral Saremi.