The Center for Art and Urbanistics is ZK/U in short.
The Center for Art and Urbanistics is a place for artists and scientists.
Urbanistics is the science for city development.
ZK/U opened in summer 2012.
It is lead by a group of artists. This group is called KUNSTrePUBLIK.
The Center for Art and Urbanistics is in Moabit. Moabit is a part of Berlin city. Berlin is the capital city of Germany.
The Center for Art and Urbanistiks uses the old buildings of a cargo-train station.
It is over 2000 square meters large.
There is a hall for exhibitions.
A basement can be used for concerts and videos.
There are rooms for artists to work in. These are called studios.
An old train platform has a roof. Events take place there in summer.
There is also a park. It is used for recreation. Artists show their art there.
There are different events at Center for Art and Urbanistics.
For example, there are exhibitions, concerts, conferences for scientists, and much more.
The Center for Art and Urbanistics always wants to use new technology and new formats. Different ways of expression are used. That way, new ideas and new art are created.
The artists and scientists think about the city.
They ask different questions about the city. Like:
How does a city develop?
What do buildings look like?
What people live in the city?
How do people live in the city?
People can live and work at Center for Art and Urbanistics for many months. Artists and scientists can apply. Many people have done that. Here you can see who has been visiting.