Welcome

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

ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics
Siemensstrasse 27
10551 Berlin
Germany
 

Contact
Press: +49 3039882650
Residency: +49 30 39885840
Projects: +49 30 39885842
Fax: +49 30 39885841

Events: Please send us event and space enquiries exclusively by e-mail: events(at)zku-berlin.org


General inquiries: info(at)zku-berlin.org
Press inquiries: presse(at)zku-berlin.org
Residency inquiries: residency(at)zku-berlin.org
Project inquiries: projects(at)zku-berlin.org

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November 19, 2020, 7 - 10:30 p.m.

OPENHAUS November 2020

 

OPENHAUS November 2020

Discourses

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

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General Approach:
Why and how ZK/U implements discourse

General Approach
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ZK/∩*:
*from open source to open end: 

ZK/∩*
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Haus der Statistik:
Model project for cooperative urban development

Haus der Statistik
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ZEDu:
Mutual learning lab

ZEDu

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.

Current Fellows

Farhad Delaram

Sillage (short film) & Achilles (feature film)

Sillage (short film) & Achilles (feature film)

Hyunju Oh

Without Words

Without Words

Leman Sevda Darıcıoğlu

Project at ZK/U

Project at ZK/U

Trystan Williams

To Gather and Scatter

To Gather and Scatter

Willem de Haan

Project at ZK/U

Project at ZK/U

Afọpẹ́fólúwa Òjó

Ògbójú Ọdẹ (A brave hunter)

Ògbójú Ọdẹ (A brave hunter)

Jesse Siegel

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Default Alpha 002

Jules van den Langenberg

Whoever You Are Hiding Away With (Gleaners)

Whoever You Are Hiding Away With (Gleaners)

Tzu Ting Wang

Displayed Goods

Displayed Goods

Nicolas Grenier

Prototype for a non-monetary economy

Prototype for a non-monetary economy

Helena Tan

bú yòng, 不用, bouillon

bú yòng, 不用, bouillon

Isabella Nardon

Deviations

Deviations

Formats

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

OPENHAUS

Once a month

Open studios, performances, videos, installations and resident talks

OPENHAUS

GÜTERMARKT

Once a month during summer

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

GÜTERMARKT

SPEISEKINO / FOOD AND FOOTAGE

May to October

INDEPENDENT-MOVIES IN COMBINATION WITH FOOD

SPEISEKINO / FOOD AND FOOTAGE

FUSSBALLABALLA

During major football events

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

FUSSBALLABALLA

Projects

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

ZK/U Extension

Ongoing - To be completed by summer 2022

The ZK/U - Center for Art and Urbanistics is growing!

ZK/U Extension

MO Hartera-kvARTera

June 2020 - October 2020

European Capital of Culture 2020: Rijeka

MO Hartera-kvARTera

CETKA.

Mapping Civil Society Outside the Capitals

CETKA.

Magic Carpets

2017-2021

Magic Carpets

GÜTERVERKEHR

Ongoing

Production and communication platform for cooperative forms of production

GÜTERVERKEHR

Haus der Statistik

Ongoing

Center for refugees, social, artistic and creative activities

Haus der Statistik

Threads*ZK/U

2019

Threads*ZK/U

Ständige Vertretung!

Ongoing

Produktionsort für Berliner Projekträume, Initiativen, Kollektive und Einzelakteure

Ständige Vertretung!

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.

sub_ʇxǝʇ

Ongoing

Itinerant platform for research, discussion and sonic knowledge production

sub_ʇxǝʇ

ART as/is SOCIAL

On engagement in contemporary cultural theory & practice

ART as/is SOCIAL

nomadicArt

31.12.2015 - ongoing

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

nomadicArt

Moabees

Ongoing

Ein PilotInnenprojekt

Moabees

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.

Model Project Haus der Statistik (Vol 2)

KOOP5

The integrated workshop procedure

ISBN 978-3-945659-20-5
Price: 0 €

Model Project Haus der Statistik (Vol 2)

Model Project Haus der Statistik (Vol 1)

KOOP5

Initiative and Vision

ISBN 978-3-945659-19-9
Price: 0 €

Model Project Haus der Statistik (Vol 1)

Hacking Urban Furniture

Various authors

Published by KUNSTrePUBLIK, 2020

ISBN 978-3-945659-16-8
Price: D: 25€ / AT: 25,70€ / CHF: 30

Hacking Urban Furniture

DOING IT TOGETHER

Laura Sobral

Cooperation tools for the city co-governance

ISBN 978-3-945659-15-1
Price: DE: 18€ / AT: 18,50€ / CHF: 20

DOING IT TOGETHER
ZK/U Aerial View, Berlin 2012

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