Bostanorama

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 […]

Bostanorama | Istanbul Biennial 2013

” Schäfer’s drawings depict intriguingly bizarre, parallel social situations gleaned from interviews and other encounters, and aim to reimage an aesthetic of community, markedly different to corporatised artists’ impressions in content and execution.” Tom Snow, Afterall “With this in mind, perhaps the most resonant work of the whole biennial was that of Hamburg artist, Christoph […]