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Bostanorama: Exhibition in Hamburg, Publication by Spector Books, Edwin Scharff Award (English)

English Deutsch Christoph Schäfer Bostanorama 20 February–21 March 2015 Selekta Studio 1 Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 67 20359 Hamburg Germany   Opening: Thursday Februar 19, 20:00 Award Presentation: Senator for Culture Prof. Barbara Kisseler Laudatory Speech: Fulya Erdemci, Curator of the 13th Istanbul Biennial DJ: Jojo, Golden Pudel Klub Hamburg      Dear Mankind! At the instance of […]

Bostanorama: Edwin Scharff Preis, Ausstellung, Publikation bei Spector Books

deutsch english Eines der meistbesuchten (und getwitterten) Kunstwerke der letzten Istanbul Biennale ist das Bostanorama von Christoph Schäfer. Zeichnend und notierend streifte der Künstler 2013 durch das Istanbul vor und nach den Erschütterungen um occupygezi, um die Besetzung und gewaltsame Räumung des Gezi Parks. Jetzt zeigt der Hamburger den kompletten Zyklus aus Großzeichnungen und Tagebuchseiten […]

Christoph Schäfer | CV | Works | Reviews

Christoph Schäfer lives in Hamburg. Since the early 1990s, the artist has worked on urban everyday life and the production of spaces for and by collective desires. This interest is mirrored in a wide range of work, that often reflects and sometimes intervenes, in unusual drawings, installations and collective projects. His main contributions include the […]

A Portrait of Ulyanovsk, seen through it’s bars and nightclubs

Ulyanovsk Airport, Foto: Christoph Schäfer, November 2010 NOVEMBER 8: I arrive from Moscow in a Saab airplane filled with 25 men and 2 women. While our luggage is packed on a military lorry, I feel like I finally arrived in Russia. Even more so, when a young man in ironed black trousers picks me up […]

Ein Portrait von Ulyanovsk, durch seine Lokale gesehen

Ulyanovsk Airport, Foto: Christoph Schäfer, November 2010  8. November: Ich erreiche Uljanowsk von Moskau aus in einem vollbesetzten Saab-Flieger, gefüllt mit 25 Männern und 2 Frauen. Als auf dem Flugfeld unser Gepäck auf die Ladefläche eines alten Militärlasters verfrachtet wird, bekomme ich das Gefühl, endlich in Russland angekommen zu sein. Umso mehr, als am Flughafen […]

Factory City – MIT Fall Lecture Series “CITY AS STAGE, CITY AS PROCESS”

http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/4174-christoph-schaefer-factory-city   September 28, 2009. The City is our Factory: Politics of desire and the production of urban spaces between Grande Latte and Park Fiction. In the new urban fabric, subcultures, cultural workers, musicians and artists play a significant role as producers of collective spaces, places shaped by desires; as inventors of new perspectives and […]

Park Fiction | Documenta11 | Kassel | 2002

Park Fiction organises Collective Productions of Desires for a park in Hamburg’s red light district, St.Pauli, since 1995. For more and detailed information in German as well as in English please turn to the website to the project’s website: park-fiction.net A costly building was planned here originally, but the neighborhood stopped the development in 1997. […]

Revolution Non Stop | Filminstallation | 2000

Arkadien

Arkadien, Cathy Skene & Christoph Schäfer,  Galerie Backhaus Düsseldorf 1991 Videoloop, Polyesterbecken, Wasser, Pumpe, Quaterpipe, Fotoedition