Urban Art map for Cologne

Published on : Monday, November 20, 2017

Visualization Art Map 3®www.pomesone.comThe first-ever Urban Art map for Cologne has been published to guide art fans to more than 100 murals scattered throughout the city. The map project was conducted by the artrmx art association with the support of the Cologne Tourist Board. The art director Matthias Hohmann was responsible for designing the Urban Art map.

 

Internationally known artists such as Hense and ROA have created more than 60 murals throughout Cologne as part of the four CityLeaks Urban Art festivals that have been held here since 2011. Cologne residents and tourists can now discover these murals and many others on their own by using the “Recover Discover – Urban Art Koeln” map. The map is available free of charge at the Service Centre of the Cologne Tourist Board.

 

 

The cooperation with artrmx arose within the context of #urbanCGN – cologne urban lifestyle, a project of the Cologne Tourist Board that focuses on the city’s creative urban culture. “Cologne’s current wealth of urban art is an aspect of the city that attracts tourists. The CityLeaks murals have a positive effect on our city’s appearance. They bring art into urban spaces and thus make it available to everyone,” explains Josef Sommer, CEO of the Cologne Tourist Board.

 

Iren Tonoian, the Chairperson of artrmx and initiator of CityLeaks, agrees: “CityLeaks is one of the most significant urban art festivals in the world. The map is a visual representation of the reputation and attraction of Urban Art as part of a dynamic urban culture.” In addition to the Urban Art map, artrmx also offers regular city tours for interested Cologne residents and guests visiting the city. The tours take the participants to see CityLeaks murals and other works of Street Art and Graffiti.

 

In spring 2018 artrmx will supplement the printed version of “Recover Discover – Urban Art Koeln” with an online map. The judges of the #urbanana award programme have honoured the innovative nature of the digital version of the map, as well as its importance for tourism, by presenting it with one of six awards for future-oriented ideas at the interface of the creative and tourism industries.

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