Czentrifuga is a catch-all collective name for a diverse mix of grassroots Rohkultur artisans based at Ostkreuz in Berlin. The space offers workshops for silkscreenprint, music, upcycling deco, costume & performance, 2D and Clay animation.
Czentrifuga was created by the association Unter Druck Kultur von der Strasse e.V. in 2001 in the Berlin Mitte area in order to expand the portfolio towards graphic arts as a measure of adult education and provide new studio spaces for creative adult learning for the homeless and socially marginalised. Now based in the Friedrichshain area since 2010, has become internationally known as a place for social and cultural exchange. The staff are mostly voluntary and represent a mix from all ages, genders and backgrounds. This “D.I.Y.” collective and the individual artists therein, have been involved in many exhibitions and presentations throughout Europe, the Balkans as well as Moscow and New York. These actions and events play an important role in publicising the work of the parent association, presenting important socio cultural issues to a larger audience.