We direct our work along specific research themes that are meant to inspire open discussions.
Like ourselves, our discourses change over time.
Our formats are established ZK/U Projects that have turned into re-occuring cultural practices, now taking place on site regularly.
Monthly summer-market connects the neighbourhood and provides a platform for local goods and handcrafted items.
Combining open air independent cinema with food, cooked by local cooks and volunteers.
Our projects are artistic, research-related, socially relevant and often international experiments that can eventually turn into ZK/U Formats.
Exploring the history, present and future of urban furniture in collaboration with artists, urban explorers, administrators, politicians, activists and researchers
Online-learning platform encouraging citizen-driven actions in the urban landscape – Change It Yourself!
Gemeinsame Alltagskultur von Künstlern, Initiativen, geflüchteten Neu-Berlinern und Alt-Berlinern
Satelites are ZK/U initiated projects happening outside of the physical space of ZK/U, or are organized by collaborators and partners at ZK/U.
A new, innovative venue offering artistic and research residencies of 2–12 months duration for art production at the interface of urban research opened its doors in summer 2012 in the district of Moabit in Berlin-Mitte, on the edges of Berlin‘s largest inland port, Westhafen.
The FEVALA is our Cafe and Bar on site. It is open for events and from beginning of May until the end of September. Opening hours may vary.
|FEVALA opening hours:|
|17–23 h||12–21 h||15–20 h|
ZK/U Press is a division of ZK/U, focused on publishing critical content on urban issues. It is giving artists, architects and researchers a forum to discuss, archive, documenting their work.
17 Apr 2018
Nicola Kuhn im #Tagesspiegel über das ZK/U: „Hier blitzt noch ein revolutionärer Funke auf.“ ✨✨✨ #BB10... Bloß keine Helden mehr: Mit der Südafrikanerin Gabi Ngcobo hat man einen kritischen Geist für die 10. Berlin-Biennale...
11 Apr 2018
// OPEN CALL // Ständige Vertretung // ZK/U // Hallo Hauptstadt! In 10 Tagen endet der OPEN CALL für die Ständige...
4 Apr 2018
KUNSTrePUBLIK on tour in L.A. #ZKU CO/LAB III A LOS ANGELES - BERLIN COLLABORATION MARCH 31ST - MAY 18TH, 2018 An international, emerging artists...