The place to be for the german Meeting Of Styles is the famous and original Brückenkopf which represents the biggest Mural-Gallery among Rhine-Main and beyond. Check the Facebook-Event.
A huge underpass-complex at the bench of the Rhine containing meanhwile more than 3000qm space on several walls, well reachable by train, car and bus.
The first events already happened late 90ies. Since then the underpass has completely changed from ghetto to an art-gallery.
The main walls in the underpass have space for about 80-100 artists and are created in huge concepts.
In the past years the gallery has grown by private walls around. Various smaller walls at entrance and exit below the train-tracks enlarge the gallery and are available to paint all year long. These walls give space for single pieces, but also crew-productions.
Walls: Tierra Sin Frontera, Astro, Kanos, Shane, Dcen (France), Nuclearo 1, Laduck, Mr.Blob (Italy), Aerosol Kings, Mata One, Stein, Caz, Prince (Belgium), Odeith & Vile (Portugal), iNo, Shuen (Greece), Probs, Tizer, Gent, Elfin (England), Seone, Kein (Switzerland), Fert, Dase, Berock, ZentaOne, Sake (Spain), Mas, Baby K (Israel), Nifty Newa, Asno (Singapore), Touchy Wong (China), Buenos Trenos (Argentina), FPLO (Brasil), Zore 64, Rahman Statik, Stigma (USA), Alien SP & Koz Dos (Venezuela), The Dark Royals, Imaginations Gone Madd, Ill Colours, RZM-Crew, DBL, RBK, Clockwork, Phixe21, Blaze, Sade, Pyser, Abead, Pixel Juice, Kaye One, Can2, DXTR, KJ263, Magic
Mics: El Ray & MPT (Annerst/Baggefudda, Darmstadt), Pulsstoff, Kram aus der Ecke, Form (Mainz), Creature, Nick Noname, Manew, AKL, Mista Izm (Wiesbaden), Digitalluc (München)
Decks: Mr. Krabs (IDA-Champ), DJ O, Lenz, Saje, Short-Cut, Bigmatic Sound, Floors: Break Boy & The Crazy Kids, Fabulous & The Break Kids, Nordenstadt Flava, Soul Scientists (Stuttgart)
How to get there?
The spot is right beneath the bridge connecting Kastel with the city of Mainz.
Freeway: A66 or A671 direction Wiesbaden, exit Mainz-Kastel onto B455 which takes you straight to the spot.
Train: S1, S9, SE10 Station Mainz-Kastel
Bus: From Wiesbaden lines 6, 9, 33. From Mainz line 6, 9, 28, 55, 91
Airports: From Frankfurt International train S9 direction Wiesbaden, from Frankfurt/Hahn take the bus to Mainz main train station, then take the bus as mentioned above.
There is a legal spot for camping near-by, low fare. Check: http://www.krkg.de
Hotel zum Schnackel
Mainz – Rhein-Main-Jugendherberge, Jugendgästehaus