Urbane Künste Ruhr

Urbane Künste Ruhr, the lively research department of the cultural metropolis Ruhr, are developing and realizing art productions in urban space. Together with artists, networks and cultural institutions they open up possibilities for creative work in the urban environment and new forms of active participation for the inhabitants. The region’s urban way of life can be experienced through art. Urban architectural, social and economic structures are examined, questioned, explored and interpreted from different artistic perspectives. The knowledge and evidences gained are to reveal the diversified urban structures that shape today’s society. The results of the work of Urbane Künste Ruhr provide an opportunity to try out new instruments for changing urban space.