A decade of collective brainstorming and action has literally shaken the timbers of the pitched roof at ZK/U, and charged it full of energy. Now, for documenta fifteen, ZK/U plans literally to raise the roof and sail off in it to Kassel. For several weeks, the upturned roof becomes a roof-boat, a sitizenship, carrying the extended crew through central Germany to Kassel, on the Havel, Weser and Fulda rivers and the Mittelland canal.

The project citizenship is a ZK/U project by the artist collective KUNSTrePUBLIK (Matthias Einhoff, Philip Horst, Harry Sachs) and is their contribution to documenta fifteen in Kassel.

The community program at citizenship is produced in collaboration with the artist Jan van Esch.

The boat construction was designed, planned and built by Jonas Hohmann.

Modules for art and everyday life: xyz open city - by N55 and Till Wolfer.

citizenship production team:

Boat construction: Felix Kremer - boat builder, Ilja Borgböhmer, David Becker - carpenter, Seb Birch - co-designer 

Assistance production: Leo Busch, Isabel Magritz, Kristina Miller & Arda Yeldan
Community involvement: Lea Schleiffenbaum
Design + Web Development: Lars Neckel & Lars Hayer

Hydropedal drive: Alexander Callsen & Ole Voss
Fraunhofer Institute Kassel - Roland Gaber
FH Wildau - Prof. Michael Herzog & students
University of Rostock - Department of Naval Architecture - Prof. Florian Sprenger, Iven Sponholz

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ZK/U Dachspiegelung (c) KUNSTrePUBLIK

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citizenship Bootsbau (c) KUNSTrePUBLIK

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citizenship in Marina West (c) Martina Pozzan

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citizenship in Marina West (c) KUNSTrePUBLIK

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ZK/U Dachstuhl (c) ZK/U Berlin

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ZK/U Halle ohne Dach 1 (c) ZK/U Berlin

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ZK/U Halle ohne Dach 2 (c) ZK/U Berlin

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ZK/U Berlin (c) ZK/U Berlin

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