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06/05  05/06/2022 

Alter Wartesaal im Bahnhof Herne
Opening 06/05  6 
9 pm

no registration, face masks are mandatory


Their murals and graffiti can be seen all over the world, their visual languages are unmistakable. In short: Katja Bot (Paris/Germany), JuMu Monster (Berlin/Chile/Peru), Ursula Meyer (Ruhr/Argentina) and Giza one (Cologne/Greece) are among the important representatives of the urban art scene.

"Dear All" is the first exhibition of Pottporus with all-female lineup and presents recent works of the four artists. What they have in common is the formative influence of different cultural backgrounds on their art, what drives them, the desire to constantly experiment. Latin American muralismo meets German expressionism, hip-hop culture and shaman cult overlap in surreal visual worlds, can meets brush meets screen printing plate.

Curated by Ursula Meyer

Opening hours:
Thu - Sat 4 - 8 pm ǀ Sun 2 - 6 pm
Free entry

Vernissage & exhibition will be adapted to the Corona regulations in force in May, updates here.

An exhibition by Pottporus e.V. in cooperation with Alter Wartesaal im Bahnhof Herne.


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21/05/2022  // 5 p.m

Open air // pay as you wish


The "International Summer Battle" is entering its fifth round as the "International Birthday Battle" on the occasion of PACT's 20th anniversary - and is once again bringing the international urban dance scene together on stage. Pottporus has invited twelve of the best urban dancers from its worldwide network to compete against each other to the beats of the celebrated battle DJ Shampoo.

In 1 on 1 battles, the dancers will show their skills in the urban styles of breaking, hip hop, krump, waacking, popping and experimental. Who competes against whom is decided by chance this year, because the classic categories have been abolished. As a further special for the PACT anniversary, this time the winners of the evening will not be chosen by a jury of experts, but by the audience: Which dancers can convince you with their styles and moves?

Kamilla (LT)

Miracle (D)

Paleta Calm Quality (UK)

Queen Buckhype (D)

Rayboom (D)

Robozee (D)

Shahin (NL)

The MacSpencer (FR)

Jojo (D)

Manu (FR)
Sarah Bidaw (FR)


Eine Kooperation von Pottporus und PACT Zollverein

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11/06/2022  // 2 p.m

AULA, Semlerstr. 4, 44649 Herne

Krump Battle: What moves you!?

New Generation & Heavy Hitters

Pottporus & the Bad Attitude crew organize the first Krump Battle for children, teenagers and young adults in Herne and the region. Anyone who already has some experience in the dance style Krump can take part.


In the categories "New Generation" (beginners) and "Heavy Hitters" (advanced), the dancers show their skills in front of the jury and the audience.

Registration for the battles takes place directly on site.


Registration: from 2 p.m

Start of the battles: 3 p.m., end: 8 p.m

Entry: Participants and audience from 6 years: 5 €

Venue: AULA - the young urban stage at the Realschule Crange, Semlerstraße 4, 44649 Herne

Funded as part of the “Restart Together” program from  Ministry for Homeland, Municipal Affairs, Building and Equal Opportunities of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia