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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Projekt und Werkstatt von Silke Riechert und Laura Tenenboim

Offene Werkstatt

Projekt und Werkstatt von Silke Riechert und Laura Tenenboim

FOOD AND FOOTAGE // The opposite of gray

 

FOOD AND FOOTAGE // The opposite of gray

OPENHAUS PLUS FOOD AND FOOTAGE

 

OPENHAUS PLUS FOOD AND FOOTAGE

WORKSHOP Sensing Bees

 

WORKSHOP Sensing Bees

FOOD AND FOOTAGE // Tampopo

 

FOOD AND FOOTAGE // Tampopo

STATISTA Presentation week and Conference

SAVE THE DATE

STATISTA Presentation week and Conference

Threads*ZK/U

Call Out for Hosts, Content and Podcast-Like Radio Art

Threads*ZK/U

MORE WORLD // Berliner Gazette’s 20th Anniversary Conference

Fight Climate Change! Call for workshop registration.

MORE WORLD // Berliner Gazette’s 20th Anniversary Conference

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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SELF-EMPOWERMENT:
Practical Guides and Solidarity in Urban Learning

SELF-EMPOWERMENT
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RESETTING:
Urban Infrastructure Revisited

RESETTING
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BRIDGING:
Global Discourse and Local Practice

BRIDGING
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RE-THINKING:
Resilient Cities in Post-Migrant Societies

RE-THINKING

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.

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.

STATISTA

Staatskunst, Pioniernutzung, Repräsentation

STATISTA

ZK/U Untersuchungsausschuss (Fact Finding Comitee)

2018-2019

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

ZK/U Untersuchungsausschuss (Fact Finding Comitee)

Haus der Statistik

Ongoing

Center for refugees, social, artistic and creative activities

Haus der Statistik

Rethink Open-Form

Mar 2018 - Oct 2019

A cooperation between ZK/U - Center for Art and Urbanistics (Berlin, DE) and MOM - Museum of Housing Estates (Lublin, PL)

Rethink Open-Form

Threads*ZK/U

2019

Threads*ZK/U

Magic Carpets

2018-2019

Magic Carpets

V.I.P. BOX

Case Study I

V.I.P. BOX

Shared Cities Creative Momentum

Shared Cities Creative Momentum

Hacking Urban Furniture

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

Hacking Urban Furniture

Ständige Vertretung!

Ongoing

Produktionsort für Berliner Projekträume, Initiativen, Kollektive und Einzelakteure

Ständige Vertretung!

GÜTERVERKEHR

Ongoing

Production and communication platform for cooperative forms of production

GÜTERVERKEHR

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.

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

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 h12–21 h15–20 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

17 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Heute stellen wir euch ein Duo vor, das...

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16 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Sophia Schultz Rocha zeigt am kommenden...

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15 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Wir machen weiter mit der Vorstellung der...

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14 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Zu sehen beim OPENHAUS: Pawel Jankiewicz...

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14 Aug 2019

Die Redaktion der Berliner Gazette hält vom 10.-12.10.2019 ihre Konferenz zum 20-jährigen Bestehen ab – und das hier bei... How can we cooperate across borders to tackle climate change? Sign up until September 1st for one of the five workshops...

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13 Aug 2019

// 13.08.2019 // ART CITY LAB 2 // ZK/U PRESS // ** ENGLISH BELOW ** Heute wird die Publikation ART CITY LAB 2,...

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13 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Auch Gabriel Vallecillo und sein...

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12 Aug 2019

// SPEISEKINO // 15.08.2019 // Symphony of the Soil Diese Woche geht es im SPEISEKINO um das, was sich unter uns... ** ENGLISH BELOW ** /// SPEISEKINO /// 15.08.2019 /// SYMPHONY OF THE SOIL /// „Symphony of the Soil“ ist ein...

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12 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Fatma Hendawy, die schon vergangene Woche...

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12 Aug 2019

/// ART CITY LAB 2 // 13.08.2019 // PODIUMSDISKUSSION & VERÖFFENTLICHUNG /// Unser Verlag, ZK/U Press, ist beteiligt an... *** NEUE PUBLIKATION - ART CITY LAB 2 *** Der Atelierbeauftragte von Berlin und raumlaborberlin in Kooperation mit:...

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11 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Julia Gryboś & Barbora Zentková...

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10 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Unsere Residenzkünstlerin Sema Bekirovic...

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9 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS // Kerem Ozan Bayraktar stellt beim...

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8 Aug 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** // 22.08.2019 // OPENHAUS PLUS SPEISEKINO // OPENHAUS Am 22.08. stellen unsere...

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5 Aug 2019

// SPEISEKINO // 08.08.2019 // Einen postkolonialen Raum wieder besuchen Unsere Residenzkünstlerin Fatma Hendawy... // SPEISEKINO // 08.08.2019 // Einen postkolonialem Raum wieder besuchen ** ENGLISH BELOW ** Der Film "Fig." von Uriel...

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1 Aug 2019

// SPEISEKINO // FOOD AND FOOTAGE // Die Küche läuft heiß! Um 19 Uhr öffnen unsere Türen und um 19.30 Uhr gibt es was... // Am Ende der Milchstrasse // 01.08.2019 // ** ENGLISH BELOW ** Es wird schon fleißig gekocht! Mecklenburgischer...

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31 Jul 2019

01.08.2019 // SPEISEKINO // Am Ende der Milchstraße Morgen Abend zeigt SPEISEKINO den Film "Am Ende der Milchstraße".... ** English below ** Leopold Grün (geb. in Dresden, 1968) ist einer der Regisseure des Films "Am Ende der Milchstrasse"...

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23 Jul 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** GÜTERMARKT # 39 // GÜTERMARKT # 40 Wie immer fanden alle auf dem GÜTERMARKT # 39 anwesenden Hände... Learning by doing has been our philosophy for all those 40 Gütermarkts... make-create-see-touch with your hands-...

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20 Jul 2019

** ENGLISH BELOW ** /// THREADS*ZK/U /// HEUTE /// 12.00 - 22.00 Uhr /// Reinhören ausdrücklich erwünscht:...

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