We direct our work along specific research themes that are meant to inspire open discussions.
Like ourselves, our discourses change over time.
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.
Evrim Kavcar / Ali Reza Hemat Boland / Jessica Gnyp / Florencia Vecino Marcos Torino / Valentine Bossert / Taeyeon Kim / Angela Louise Powell Jessie Burrows / Cesar Cornejo / Flaneur Magazine / Noa Heyne / Seunghee Lee / Byungseo Yoo
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.
Turning the popular format of 'public viewing' of sports into an educational and community-building event
Our projects are artistic, research-related, socially relevant and often international experiments that can eventually turn into ZK/U Formats.
A cooperation between the ZK/U - Center for Art and Urbanism (Berlin, DE) and the Open Territory Foundation (Lublin, PL)
The Berlin Fact-Finding Committee (“Untersuchungsausschuss”) at ZK/U
Produktionsort für Berliner Projekträume, Initiativen, Kollektive und Einzelakteure
Exploring the history, present and future of urban furniture in collaboration with artists, urban explorers, administrators, politicians, activists and researchers
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.
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.
12 Dec 2018
8 декабря состоялась наша официальная премьера в России! Спасибо всем, кто разделил с нами этот особый момент: всë-таки...
11 Dec 2018
// PRESENTATION AND BOOK LAUNCH // UPCOMING MONDAY! ZK/U is happy to announce the launching of Laura Sobrals' Book...
11 Dec 2018
Оглядываясь на эти 4 безумных дня в России и 4180 проделанных км, мы хотим поблагодарить #SocialImpactDays, которые...
7 Dec 2018
Nur noch einmal schlafen und dann öffnen wir morgen um 14 Uhr die Tore zum GÜTERMARKT X-MAS SPECIAL! #goodread... Handmade gift stands, up-cycling Xmas workshops, interactive art installations, live music, food and much more. December...
3 Dec 2018
The theme chosen for the first year of MagiC Carpets Italy is The Other, the Foreigner. One of two artists who discussed... It’s not easy to deal with the recent history of one’s country. The Italian partners of MagiC Carpets has entrusted...
29 Nov 2018
‚Heimat deine Schnauze – Eine (Anti)Heimat ConferAction‘ - eine Produktion des Theater X / JugendtheaterBüro Berlin Die...
21 Nov 2018
We are looking forward to the second year of this wonderful MagiC Carpets project! #MagicCarpets #CreativeEurope... Time flies, and one year of MagiC Carpets, a project coordinated by Kauno bienalė, has been completed! Its team is now...
20 Nov 2018
// Announcement / World of Noon #3 @ Berlinerische Galerie // Olesia Vitiuk (curator and project- coordinator of the... Air ( Artists In Research) Berlin Alexanderplatz
19 Nov 2018
Haus der Statistik // Save the Date !! Ab kommenden Freitag finden verschiedene Workshops im Pavillon am Haus der...
17 Nov 2018
// We are still looking for interns // If you are interested in applying for an internship at the artist residency at...