Shaped by decades of coal mining, Germany’s Ruhr region is now at the heart of the country’s logistics and energy industries. We wanted to find out what effect the decline of traditional industry has had on the area.
Industrial heritage in the Ruhr region, open countryside in Westphalia and a special outlook on life in Cologne: North Rhine-Westphalia is a state of contrasts.
On June 24, the Ruhr region is presenting Extra Shift: A Night of Industrial Culture. Former collieries, ironworks, spoil tips and railway lines become illuminated venues, bringing their beauty to light.
Coal is revisited by the arts in 17 museums of the Ruhr region for the mega exhibition "Art and Coal."
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