In 2010, the city of Essen and the whole Ruhr Metropolis have been designated to become European Capital of Culture. There are over 200 museums, various shopping malls, fun parks and a large network of cycle paths.
The GastGastgeber-Store is a Dutch initiative. Curator Judith ter Haar presents a selection of design objects by Dutch designers, the theme is re-use.
Ter Haar also selected one of the titles of Jap Sam Books for her collection in this temporary store: Bolted
Address: GastGastgeber -STORE, Zeche Zollverein, Halle 5, Gelsenkirchenerstr. 181, D-45309 Essen
For more information: RUHR.2010