Welcome

We are the ZK/U in Berlin: production site, artist/research-residency, program platform. In our work we connect local practise and global discourse. Get involved!

ZK/U – Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik
Siemensstrasse 27
10551 Berlin
Germany

Telephone numbers

Residency: +49 30 39885840
Project: +49 30 39885842
Events: +49 30 39885843
Fax: +49 30 39885841

General inquiries: info(at)zku-berlin.org
Residency inquiries: residency(at)zku-berlin.org
Space rental and events: events(at)zku-berlin.org
Project inquiries: projects@zku-berlin.org

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19 Dec 2017 | 19:00

Lost in Wedding - Xmas Edition

 

Ongoing

[…] IN RESIDENCE - STÄNDIGE VERTRETUNG - ZK/U BERLIN OPEN CALL

Freie Zeitfenster ab Juli 2018

Discourses

We direct our work along specific research themes that are meant to inspire open discussions.
Like ourselves, our discourses change over time.

№ 1

SELF-EMPOWERMENT:
Practical Guides and Solidarity in Urban Learning

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RESETTING:
Urban Infrastructure Revisited

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BRIDGING:
Global Discourse and Local Practice

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RE-THINKING:
Resilient Cities in Post-Migrant Societies

Formats

Our formats are established ZK/U Projects that have turned into re-occuring cultural practises, now taking place on site regularly.

Gütermarkt

Once a month during summer

Monthly summer-market connects the neighbourhood and provides a platform for local goods and handcrafted items.

Speisekino Moabit

May to October

Combining open air independent cinema with food, cooked by local cooks and volunteers.

Fusballaballa

During major football events

Turning the popular format of 'public viewing' of sports into an educational and community-building event

Projects

Our projects are artistic, research-related, socially relevant and often international experiments that can eventually turn into ZK/U Formats.

Hacking Urban Furniture

30 Jun 2016 - 30 Jun 2019

CityToolBox

31 Mar 2016 - 31 Mar 2018

– Change It Yourself

ARTIST DIS-PLACEMENT

30 Nov 2014 - 30 Dec 2018

ZUsammenKUNFT

30 Apr 2016 - 30 Dec 2017

Haus der Statistik

Ongoing

Simulizi Mijini

31 Mar 2016 - 30 Mar 2017

Satellites

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.

URBAN BEES

Ongoing

Bees, ecology, democracy

ART as/is SOCIAL

26 Apr - 18 Jul 2017

On engagement in contemporary cultural theory & practice

nomadicArt

31-12-2015 - ongoing

ZK/U+M (Zentrum für Kunst, Urbanistik und Migration)

Moabees

Ongoing

Ein PilotInnenprojekt

Residency

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.

FEVALA

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:
FR. SA. SU.
17–23 h 12–21 h 15–20 h

Publishing

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.

ZK/U Aerial View, Berlin 2012

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News

14 Sep 2017
08:45

#Speisekino History as told through American propaganda films from the world war to the cold war: For this Friday's edition of...

14 Sep 2017
08:30

Don't miss the next 48h of ZKU: Openhaus with presentations from current residents and outcomes of HackingUrbanFurniture...