Of Circus and Things: xhiller in Kreuzberg

     |    Friday, der 25. October 2013

The back courtyard at the Bethanien Artists Residence is a hotbed for graffiti paintings – some of them quite large and colorful. xhiller found this big circus motif on a wall near the playground. The kids must love the amusing egg-like figure dancing under the cupcake colored tent. The whole figure bathed in a blue 

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Forever on the run: UNLIKE U- TRAINWRITING IN BERLIN

     |    Thursday, der 24. October 2013

They sleep only a few hours every night, they invest tons of money in spray paint cans and live with the fear of getting caught by the police. They do it all while expecting nothing in return. But, they say they feel free and more alive than ever. This is how train sprayers in Berlin 

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Rider One: ‚The Street is My Office‘

     |    Friday, der 18. October 2013

Ahhhh – who is Rider one? The graffiti artist who tagged up the building shown here in Köpenicker Strasse in Kreuzberg?  You can find graffiti artists in the net who go by the name of Rider. But, look a bit down in the middle toward the sidewalk and you’ll see the wording like a signature: 

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If Not Ganu Ganu – Who? Graffiti @ Bethanien

     |    Wednesday, der 25. September 2013

Berlin graffiti waiting to be discovered. Spotted this paste-up drawing at the back of Kreuzberg’s Künstlerhaus Bethanien. A lovely caveman type drawing with intricate detailing and line work. Xhiller tried to figure out who the artist was, but after looking up the tag at the bottom left of the image and coming up with nothing, we 

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TV WITH CHEESE – nice idea!

     |    Friday, der 16. August 2013

There was something about that billboard that made me look closer. What was that? A giraffe? Is that part of the advertisement or not? What’s that bit there at the bottom „tv with cheese“. Hmmm – gotta whip out the camera and get a pic. I was on my bike, just going to the park 

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