Cologne: art instead of French fries: Drive-In gallery in the car Park at Cologne/Bonn airport

The action should be a sign of life from the cultural scene, taken by the Corona-crisis. "Classic events, exhibitions or art fairs do not take place," said or

Cologne: art instead of French fries: Drive-In gallery in the car Park at Cologne/Bonn airport

The action should be a sign of life from the cultural scene, taken by the Corona-crisis. "Classic events, exhibitions or art fairs do not take place," said organiser Dieter Nusbaum of the Overhead Gallery in Münster. "For many artists, all sources of revenue are dried up."

car Park at Cologne/Bonn airport is to the art gallery

organizers of the Overhead Gallery from Münster, the Part2Gallery and the DJ Ensemble the beach, the pirates of Düsseldorf are. Their Event series "night bread" brings art and music to extraordinary places, for example, in the last autumn, in a former industrial building in Düsseldorf.

In the current Situation, the organizers needed a Location, in the sanitation and clearance rules can be complied with. In the Park visitors can learn with your car, the exhibition contactless"". Who gets out but time, must wear a mask.

art in the airport car Park: a Lot of space because of less travelers

The airport Cologne/Bonn supported the idea like: "Our P1 currently offers due to the lack of passenger traffic, a rather dreary picture we have a lot of space. The more we are looking forward to the initiators of the exhibition support and to fill our car Park in this very different way of life, before it is again frequented by travellers,“ said Johan Vanneste, Chairman of the management Board of Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH.

And how to convert a dreary car Park in a gallery? Instead of easels, the works of art are displayed on Luggage trolleys or columns leaning. For the right atmosphere there is a light installation by "light life" from Cologne and DJ-music-Ensemble-on the beach.

art in the Park: organisers want to wide audience

"and, of Course, a car Park is not a Museum or gallery," said Thomas Hoffmann of the Overhead Gallery, "but possibly this is just a Chance, even audiences that would not normally go to an art exhibition."

His colleague, Nusbaum explained, the aim is not to make the art on the "high Pedestal", but make it accessible to everyone: "An airport employee told him he would otherwise be too inhibited to go in a gallery. To tell of our Drive-In exhibition, he but The times."

art in the Park house 40 artists from

not "exorbitantly expensive" art, but Street art is Exhibited according to Nusbaum in Total, the exhibition features 350 Works from the fields of painting, drawing, sculpture and photography by 40 artists.

The entry costs 4,50 euros per car and hour. The particular gallery opens Saturday (6. June) from 19 to 24 PM, and Sunday (7. June) from 11 to 16 o'clock. More information can be found online. (lmc)

This article was written by Christine Ludewig

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Date Of Update: 04 June 2020, 14:26

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