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 – Center for Art and Urbanistics
Siemensstrasse 27
10551 Berlin
Germany

Contact
Events: +49 30 39885843
Press: +49 30 39885850
Residency: +49 30 39885840
Projects: +49 30 39885842
Fax: +49 30 39885841


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

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I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not: I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino

Eine Kooperation zwischen dem ZK/U – Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik und dem
Veranstaltungsprogramm der 10. Berlin Biennale.

CALL FOR ARTISTS for Project Birkenstraße

+++ DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 21.08.2018 +++

OPENHAUS AUGUST

Offene Studios, Installationen und Resident*innengespräche

I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not meets Speisekino: Black President

 

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

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.

Formats

Our formats are established ZK/U Projects that have turned into re-occuring cultural practices, 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 / FOOD AND FOOTAGE

May to October

INDEPENDENT-FILME IN KOMBINATION MIT ESSEN

FUSSBALLABALLA

During major football events

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

OPENHAUS

once a month

Open studios at ZK/U

Projects

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

V.I.P. BOX

Case Study I

ZK/U Untersuchungsausschuss

2018-2019

The Berlin Fact-Finding Committee (“Untersuchungsausschuss”) at ZK/U

Ständige Vertretung!

Fortlaufend

Produktionsort für Berliner Projekträume, Initiativen, Kollektive und Einzelakteure

GÜTERVERKEHR

Ongoing

Production and communication platform for cooperative forms of production

Hacking Urban Furniture

Exploring the history, present and future of urban furniture in collaboration with artists, urban explorers, administrators, politicians, activists and researchers

ARTIST DIS-PLACEMENT

Connecting artists to organizations from the non-art-sphere

Haus der Statistik

Ongoing

Center for refugees, social, artistic and creative activities

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

ART as/is SOCIAL

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

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

8 Aug 2018

Karim Aïnouz's drama 'O Céu de Suely' will be screened friday night at ZK/U when it's time for another 'I’m Not Who You... 17 de novembro nos cinemas

7 Aug 2018

INTERNSHIP IN AUTUMN/ WINTER ? APPLY NOW !! The residency programme of ZK/U is searching for an intern starting from... Das Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZK/U) versteht sich als kollektives Labor: Statt eines Masterplans steht der...

1 Aug 2018

OUTDOOR SCREENING AND FOOD // FRIDAY NIGHT I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not #21 meets Speisekino ! DIE KÜMMELTÜRKIN GEHT... Die Kümmeltürkin geht ist das Portrait einer klugen und selbstbewussten türkischen Frau Ende 30, die ihr Leben in...

24 Jul 2018

Wer hat Lust, ein leckeres Essen von Ute zu gewinnen? Tag your friends im Gütermarkt post! #Gütermarkt #ZKUBerlin Aufgepasst! Anlässlich des schönen Wetters verlosen wir für unseren nächsten Gütermarkt am 5. August...

24 Jul 2018

To live in an idea about living is wealth not measured in money - Vol 05: The ZK/U Residency Saturday 28th July CET:...