Art on architecture | One region. One bank. One wall.

Giessen | 2015

Projekt159 stands for new and unique art on architecure in Hessen | Germany . By the street-art collective 3Steps an impressive, large artwork was created at the extension of the Volksbank Mittelhessens’ service center. The artwork reaches 159 Squaremetres of cement. It gets the regions’ identy und the Volksbank Mittelhessens’ history artistically together. Following the cooperative thoughts of participation, the Volksbank provides for election three motives under the motto “One region. One bank. One wall.”.

Video & working fotos by Mediashots
© & ® by Volksbank Mittelhessen
Mural & crew fotos by 3Steps


The design contains persons, events, objects and buildings of the Volksbank Mittelhessens’ history. The different collages contain different techniques of street art, pop art as well as the abstract and graphical art of 3Steps. The background is characterized by a rising play of colours which adds dynamic and size. The painted elements are bursted by transparent and overlapped by colourful animal and fashion patterns. Central figures are Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen (1818 – 1888) and Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch (1808 – 1883), the german cooperative systems’ founding fathers. The region Mittelhessen is represented by old maps and views of the cities Friedberg, Giessen, Marburg and Wetzlar.

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