Hamburg

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 […]

Utopian Pulse: Salon Public Happiness – Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart

Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom: Salon Public Happiness Ausstellung: 10. – 16. September 2014 Wiener Secession 20. Juni – 16. August 2015 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart Videoccupy (Istanbul), und Esso Häuser – Filmteam (Irene Bude, Steffen Jörg and Olaf Sobczak), Esso Häuser Nachruf von Megafonchor (Sylvi Kretzschmar, Video by Svenja Baumgardt), Der Investor (Die […]

Utopian Pulse: Salon Public Happiness – Vienna Secession

Megafonchor Foto Margit Czenki Salon Public Happiness – Bodies, Space and Media in Urban Struggles subcurated by Christoph Schäfer in the frame of Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom curated by Oliver Ressler and Ines Doujak with Videoccupy, ESSO-Häuser Film Team, Megafonchor, PlanBude, plus: Echohäuser & Der Investor by Die Goldenen Zitronen. Videoccupy (Istanbul), […]

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 […]

Promised Land – Das Versprechen der Stadt 1989

Installation, Christoph Schäfer, Cathy Skene, Diskothek Unit, Talstrasse, Hamburg St. Pauli, 1989 Two rooms, a former separée and an adjoining  lust-bath, secret rooms in the back of the acid house club Unit, were refurbished and equipped with video cameras. The images were transferred onto monitors in the disco, and vice versa, the images from the […]