We direct our work along specific research themes that are meant to inspire open discussions.
Like ourselves, our discourses change over time.
Our formats are established ZK/U Projects that have turned into re-occuring cultural practices, now taking place on site regularly.
Monthly summer-market connects the neighbourhood and provides a platform for local goods and handcrafted items.
Our projects are artistic, research-related, socially relevant and often international experiments that can eventually turn into ZK/U Formats.
Exploring the history, present and future of urban furniture in collaboration with artists, urban explorers, administrators, politicians, activists and researchers
Online-learning platform encouraging citizen-driven actions in the urban landscape – Change It Yourself!
Gemeinsame Alltagskultur von Künstlern, Initiativen, geflüchteten Neu-Berlinern und Alt-Berlinern
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.
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.
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:|
|17–23 h||12–21 h||15–20 h|
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.
9 Mai 2018
Lust auf gute Filme (gratis!!) und leckeres Essen? Diesen Freitag zeigen wir den mehrfach ausgezeichneten Film "The... Directed and Filmed by Klearjos Eduardo Papanicolaou Written and Produced by Klearjos Eduardo Papanicolaou and Marios...
5 Mai 2018
ZKU Press @ MISS READ 2018, together with Books People Places. Come and join us! #bookspeoplaces #MissRead #ZKUPress...
4 Mai 2018
Jede Krise ist auch eine Chance! Heute! Teampremiere von KRISIS, einem Film von Wolfgang Reinke. 20:30 h, im #ZKU! HEUTE!! Es ist soweit! Wir feiern Teampremiere des Films KRISIS! Kommt zahlreich, der Eintritt zum Film ist frei. Um...
3 Mai 2018
INTERNSHIP IN THE PROJECT DEPARTMENT AT ZK/U We are looking for help as soon as possible ! Apply now ! #ZKU Fussballaballa: turning the popular format of public viewing of sports into an educational and community building...
29 Apr 2018
2nd Stop: Volgograd. On our documentary tour on Russia we got the chance to talk to such amazing people such as Anton...
26 Apr 2018
ZKU in Russia. We're making a documentary on the activities of Russian civil society. First location: Kazan. More than... 17 new photos · Album by M. Minalli