Overnight against new art
Hotels in Germany have been closed for tourist overnight stays for a good six months. Theaters, cinemas, concert halls and other art venues will remain distant places of longing for the time being. A Leipzig hotel deals with this very exhausting situation in a very special way and shows that extraordinary times require extraordinary measures.
Here the artists are invited in lockdown
That's how it loads Master room In the lockdown, artists invite themselves to play in the abandoned rooms of the accommodation, to live and work in them. The overnight stay is then paid for with newly created works of art and photographs, which are literally given a lot of space here.
The master's room and its four holiday apartments are located in a former cotton mill from 1884. High walls and huge factory windows ensure a unique feeling of freedom and in the midst of great industrial architecture there is enough space and retreat for creative people.
On the rest of the site of the old cotton spinning mill, you can meet like-minded artists, founders and enthusiasts between countless studios and galleries, cinemas, theaters, shops and the Café Mule and exchange ideas (at a distance) and new ones at the same time Draw inspiration.
A creative break in Café Mule with its beautiful garden
The four loft-like apartments offer different amounts of space and sometimes have a gallery, sometimes a stage or offer a wonderful panoramic view. Meanwhile, all apartments have their own kitchens and bathrooms. If you don't want to take care of yourself, you can take a creative break next door in the Café Mule with its beautiful garden. There you can enjoy first-class coffee and all kinds of fine dishes from the oven from morning to night. The bakery is open again: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 18 p.m. and Sat 9 a.m. to 17 p.m. In the teaching kitchen there is a rich lunch menu to take away from Mon-Fri.
Jannis Uffrecht, Graduate (art and design) of the Bauhaus University Weimar, photographed friends and colleagues for two weeks. These beautiful photos that were taken:
You can find more information about the master's room here