On August 17th, monsters will take possession of the Production Office of the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART. The reason is the exhibition opening of the PROJECT M / 13: THE MONSTER PROJECT. Four weeks before the vernissage, a crowd of young artists stormed the Production Office of the URBAN NATION Museum at […]
Last weekend hundreds of thousands celebrated this year’s Christopher Street Day in Berlin. The URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART participated for the first time and was excited to welcome Nomad Clan and their take on this years motto of the March: “My body – my identity – my life”. Together with colourful and cheerful visitors of […]
The month of July was all about the great art of young artists. In addition to the project “URBAN NATION X THE MONSTER PROJECT” there was again the opportunity for young Street Artists on 17.07.2018 to let their creativity run wild. Yasha Young, director and curator of the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART, […]
In July, Berlin is all about Pride Weeks, which will culminate on July 28 with Christopher Street Day. One of the most famous events besides the popular parade is the lesbian-gay city festival in Schöneberg, the district where the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART is located. The highlight of the city festival, which […]
British born artist Hayley Welsh, has established herself as one of the newest creatives in the Western Australian art scene. There is something quite fantastical and a little bit dark lurking in Hayley’s work. Her latest work of art was created for the URBAN NATION and kicks off “The Monster Project”. We took the chance […]
For the eighth time, the Green Buddy Award will be presented this year. The award recognizes companies for which ecology and sustainability are part of their own corporate philosophy, as well as dedicated project groups and private individuals who have made a name for themselves through their exemplary initiative for sustainable development. In addition to […]
URBAN NATION unites, approaches people, activates the community, brings cultures together and actively campaigns for the equality of all people regardless of their origin, gender or skin color. ALL HUMANS UNDER ONE ROOF! These words will be put into action on 28.07.2018. This year, the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART is actively participating […]
With her work made live in the URBAN NATION Museum, the artist duo once again draws attention to the fate of refugees and addresses the yearning for a home. Born in Iran, the artist duo Icy & Sot is known for addressing current political debates about war, peace, hope, despair and above all human rights […]
In addition to the two artists behind Icy & Sot, three other street artists from Iran will visited Berlin at the end of June and each of them designed one of our communiy walls on Bülowstraße. The three Iranians Frz, Nafir and Xamoosh are an integral part of the Iranian street art community. In their […]
This year’s cooperation of URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART with SCOPE Art Show during Art Basel 2018 offered an inspiring program on current discourses in Urban Art, reinforcing the genres of Street Art and New Contemporary. In Basel the Berlin museum URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART collaborated with SCOPE International Contemporary […]
British born artist Hayley Welsh, has established herself as one of the newest creatives in the Western Australian art scene. There is something quite fantastical and a little bit dark lurking in Hayley’s work. Her unique style displays a technical approach, mixed with nostalgia and humour.
FRZ is from the first generation of Street artists working in Tabriz since 2006. His fresh style of works are mostly stencils and paste ups on various city locations and have a mixture style with some social-political irony.
Nafir is a self-taught Iranian artist born in Tehran whose works are influenced by traditional Iranian art and culture.
Khamoosh was born and living in Tehran, and he started his graffiti experimenting in 2007. During these years he focused on persian letters and farsi styles,and few years ago he made his own style called “knife style”.
The collage-like images of the graffiti artist ELLE are now her trademark. For URBAN NATION she created a unique ONE WALL in Wienerstraße 42. The mural with the title “We are many, but allways one” shows important women from different historical epches. Although each one stands alone, but together they stand for timeless debates on […]
From the 13th to the 19th of May, the best oft he best of the international street art scene gathered in Berlin and turned gray facades into unique works of art James Bullough and the artist duo Telmo Miel were three of the many artists who created one of the ONE WALLS for the UNITY […]
Fanakapan started the second round of the URBAN NATION “Live @ the museum” series at the end of May. The launch of this new series at the museum was given by Canadian artist Laurence Vallières in March. Both artists created a unique sculpture in front of the visitors and added so two more highlights to […]
In urban art united! The year 2018 at URBAN NATION is under the motto “United”. Artists from all over the world come to Berlin, either work on a common theme, use a space together and coordinate their different techniques for the same creative goal. The prelude was the crossover of the Argentinean street artist Francisco […]
For the eighth time, the Green Buddy Award will be presented on 08.11.2018. The award recognizes companies and project groups for whom ecology and sustainability are part of their own corporate philosophy and who have made a name for themselves by their exemplary initiative for sustainable development. In addition to fame and glory, the winners […]
The URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART is one of the 80 museums in Berlin, which opens ist doors in the night of 25.08. to 26.08.2018. Visitors to the museum can expect a very special surprise this evening! Under the leadership of director Yasha Young, an interactive piece of art titled “The Sound Of […]
On Friday, August 17, the URBAN NATION MUSEUM FOR URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART will open its doors to all art lovers in the evening. From 19:00 to 22:00, visitors can admire the over 140 works of art, installations and sculptures. At the same time, the vernissage “URBAN NATION x The Monster Project” will take place in […]
On 13.07.2018, 74 children between the ages of five and twelve years from 17 different Berlin institutions participated in a workshop by URBAN NATION and „The Monster Project“. Each of them painted a big, small, funny, scary, colorful or very imaginative monsters. Subsequently, the pictures of the children were handed over to renowned artists and […]