© Christian Bröer


© Christian Bröer

Our questionnaire

Urban discovery with: Christian Bröer

"Self-realisation, friendship, salvation"

Christian Bröer is a musician and sound designer from Dortmund. In the questionnaire, he gives us insights into the art and culture scene of the Ruhr area and talks about the production of his first album.


Christian Bröer



Birthplace / Place of residence:



Musiker, Sounddesigner


How would you describe yourself and your work to an alien?

Whooooom Tschick Wockawocka krrrrrrr.

What is your drive to create art?

Self-realisation, friendship, salvation.

What do you love most in the Ruhr region in general?

The good networking, the down-to-earthness of the people, the prevailing multiculture.

Three places in the Ruhr region that you definitely show visitors:

Dortmund Harbour, Duisburg-Nord Landscape Park, die Currywurst Herne.

What makes the arts and culture scene here so special?

The exchange and support among each other.

In which places can you feel the metropolis of the arts here?

For example at the Academy for Theatre and Digitality or the international center for light art in Unna.

Where/when did you have your best cultural experience?

When I was 13 years old, I recorded my first album in a chicken yard, which belonged to firends of mine from Werne, that we converted into a studio.

Where do you like to go out to eat & drink?

Anywhere, where you can meet nice people.

The best parties are in the...

... always where you least expect them.

If the Ruhr area was a song, this is how it would sound:

"You are not a beauty, all grey with sorrow."

What's your next project?

I'm currently working with friends on various projects, somewhere between big drums, squealing guitars, screeching synths, delicate piano sounds and beautiful melodies. Stay tuned ;)