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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Openhaus June

open studios, installations and resident talks

Speisekino #7 // Food and Footage HONIGKINO

 

Gütermarkt #31

Gütermarkt meets Fussballaballa!

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 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

Projects

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

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

CityToolBox

Online-learning platform encouraging citizen-driven actions in the urban landscape – Change It Yourself!

ARTIST DIS-PLACEMENT

Connecting artists to organizations from the non-art-sphere

ZUsammenKUNFT

Gemeinsame Alltagskultur von Künstlern, Initiativen, geflüchteten Neu-Berlinern und Alt-Berlinern

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.

URBAN BEES

Ongoing

Bees, ecology, democracy

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

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

15 Jun 2018

VIP Box / live / Page & Hertzsch #ZKUBerlin #ZKU #hugo #respect.berlin

14 Jun 2018

Eröffnungsspiel Russland vs. Saudi Arabien gleich bei FUSSBALLABALLA im ZK/U ! Anpfiff um 17 Uhr! /////// ...

9 Jun 2018

Macht euch bereit für das schönste Public Viewing Berlins! Vom 14. Juni - 15. Juli im ZK/U - Zentrum für Kunst und...

7 Jun 2018

Pressekonferenz der 10. Berlin Biennale . Los geht’s! #ZKUBerlin #bb10 #akademiederkünste #zku #berlinbiennale

6 Jun 2018

Heute in der taz: „Die Kunst ist der Vermittler. Ateliers für Künstler, Fußballübertragungen zur WM, Innenstadtkultur:...

4 Jun 2018

Soliloquies of an institution Come an join us on Friday at 7pm for the launch of text | sub_ʇxǝʇ an interactive audio...