The Kotti-Shop is an experimental, non-profit art and project space founded in December 2008. It is located directly at the Kottbusser Tor, on the first floor of the New Kreuzberg Center. Exhibitions, performances, film screenings and concerts take place regularly at the Kotti-Shop. The special thing about the Kotti-Shop, however, besides the complexity of its activities, is its role in the Kiez and its strong connection to the neighborhood. It is a playful experimental space, a reference and activity space, especially for many of the children in the New Kreuzberg Center. In writing, drawing, collage and printing workshops, among other things, topics about and around the Kotti are worked on: feasible utopias and visions of the future for the Kottbusser Tor and its inhabitants. The Kotti-Shop is not only a project space within its fixed architecture, but also the starting point of larger-scale artistic collaborative projects in Germany and abroad, such as project weeks in Berlin schools, drawing festivals, workshops and participatory art projects in other art and project spaces.