Identitaet – the preparation

Artists: DAIM, RKT ONE, Tasek | "Identität" | Hamburg-Rothenburgsort / Germany | 2007 | draftIn 2008, getting-up created “Identität”, an impressive mural on the external facade of a high rise building and the result of an extensive collaborative project.

This project was nine years in the making. The idea for the artistic enhancement of the grey wall surfaces in the Hamburg-Mitte district was hatched back in 1999. more infos »

nextwall – the interactiv graffiti wall!

nextwall LogoIn 2007, getting-up was asked to design an interactive mural in front of the offices of the new media agency Jung von Matt/next in Hamburg’s the Karoviertel district. The result was “Nextwall”.

The project was implemented by getting-up artists DAIM, TASEK and Daddy Cool, as well as the graffiti artists seak and Desur. Over a period of several days, the history of graffiti was sprayed and painted onto a 30-metre long wall. more infos »

nextwall – the making of – Video

On 10 April 2007 the green light was given: for five days the creation of the 30-metre long “nextwall” graffiti created by DAIM, SEAK, TASEK, Daddy Cool and DESUR was broadcast live on the Internet.
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Urban Discipline – CD-rom

"Urban Discipline 2002 - Graffiti-Art CDrom", getting-up, 2004The CD-ROM to Urban Discipline – Graffiti-Art 2002

The CD-ROM gives a comprehensive overview of all works produced the graffiti activists involved in the third Urban Discipline exhibition in 2002. It also features detailed portraits of all 34 artists, among them Os, Gemeos, Banksy, Toast or Zedz, including with extensive image material and personal texts written by the participants. more infos »

Eros and Aphrodite – architecture contest

design concept for the Spielbudenplatz in Hamburg
Artists: DAIM, Daddy Cool, Tasek | "Eros & Aphrodite" | 2004 | partner: UNN Architekten und StadtplanerIn 2004 the artistic collective getting-up collaborated with the architects üNN to participate in a tendering procedure for the design of the Spielbudenplatz in Hamburg. The motto for getting up’s proposal: “Eros And Aphrodite – Classical Mythology In Urban Language”.

The concept for the design proposal aimed to reflect the multifacetted spirit of the St. Pauli district using the two contrasting deities from Greek Mythology, Eros and Aphrodite.
Aphrodite, born of sea foam, is considered a symbol of beauty and carefreeness. Her son Eros, on the other hand, symbolizes creativity, art and the strong desire for nobility. Together they embody two fundamental sides of the world-famous Reeperbahn in St. Pauli: the carnally motivated carefree attitude on the one hand and the desire for inspiring art on the other.

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The model for the design uses Taubenstraße to separate the Spielbudenplatz and divide it into to halves: one for Eros and one for Aphrodite. This segmentation symbolizes the antagonistic atmosphere that is often to be found here and turns the location into a varied space full of things to discover. The Spielbudenplatz square exudes an air of antiquity that has been cultivated by means of modern artistic methods. Its friendly, open atmosphere makes it a versatile location, and attractive place for people to sepnd time and met up with one another. Special lighting gives the square an almost magical quality, which in turn takes us back to the myths of the two deities.

The idea developed by getting-up and üNN was well-received by the jury. Their concept for the design of Spielbudenplatz reached the final round of the competition.

Urban Discipline 2002

Graffiti-Art exhibition at Bavaria-Brauerei, Hamburg / Germany

"Urban Discipline 2002 - graffiti-art ausstellung", Astra Halle (Bavaria Brauerei), Hamburg-St.Pauli, 26.06.2002 - 02.07.2002 (Flyer)The last Urban Discipline exhibition took place in the Alte Bavaria St. Pauli Brauerei, a Hamburg brewery, in 2002. It encompassed 1,500 m² of exhibition space, upon which more than 30 renowned graffiti artists from all over the world displayed their works.
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Urban Discipline 2002 – Book

Exhibition catalogue

"Urban Discipline 2002 - Graffiti-Art" | getting-up | 2002The elaborate hardcover catalogue to accompany the third Urban Discipline exhibition in 2002 contains 144 color pages. It features detailed portraits of all 34 artists, among them Os, Gemeos, Banksy, Toast or Zedz, including with extensive image material and personal texts written by the participants.
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Dock-Art – 2,000 m² of graffiti art in the Port of Hamburg

In April 2001, a supersize art banner was hung in Hamburg’s port: 2.000 m² of graffiti art covering one of the city’s most well-known spots — Blohm+Voss’ legendary dock 10.

Artist: DAIM, Darco, Stohead, Tasek, Peter Michalski, Loomit, Seak, Daddy Cool, Toast, Vaine | "Das neue Hamburg und seine Partnerstaedte" | project by "getting-up" | Hamburg / Germany | 2001 | wall-painting was printed on net-vinyl | hanging on the dock 10 at Blohm+Voss, Hamburg Harbour

The huge picture was the result of two years of work by getting-up, the technical knowledge of PosterNetwork AG, Hamburg as well as financial support by ENTERASYS. The model for the poster was a ca. 600 m² measuring spray painted mural that was created in two weeks time on the walls of a former warehouse.
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Urban Discipline 2001

Graffiti-Art Exhibition at “Postsortierhalle am Stephansplatz”, Hamburg / Germany

"Urban Discipline 2001 - graffiti-art ausstellung", Postsortierhalle am Stephansplatz, Hamburg. 12.06.2001 - 18.06.2001 (Flyer)The success of the Urban Discipline exhibition in 2000 resulted in the artistic collective getting-up being commissioned to organize a follow-up exhibition in the following year. Urban Discipline 2001 set out to convey the evolution of a movement that started as an underground youth subculture and which, today, has established itself as a genre in the in the art world.
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Urban Discipline 2001 – Book

Exhibition catalogue
"Urban Discipline 2001 - Graffiti-Art" | getting-up | 2001With its hardcover, additional pages and unusual format, the catalogue to the Urban Discipline 2001 exhibition was considerably more elaborate than its predecessors.
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