Installation

A Cloud On the Mountain that Blocks the Way | Cappadocia Struck | Uchisar Turkey 2015

A Cloud on the mountain that blocks the way, Shadowplay on Video, ca. 15 Minutes, English, filmed, produced and recorded on site in Uchisar Cappadocia, Voices: Christoph Schäfer, Hera Büyüktaşçıyan Cappadocia Struck / Cappadox 2015 curated by Fulya Erdemci and Kevser Güler “Like the exhibition, the projects of the artists were pointing at a state […]

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 […]

Topography of the Commons | kunstwegen | 2012

Topography of the Commons is a three-piece installation [Raven Tree / Flood / Cinema] that marks three places in Samern. The elements connect the shared forest Samerrott, the border of the commons, and the farm Schulze-Holmer. Based on a local legend, the work unveils the forgotten history of resistance against the expropriation of the commons […]

Topografie der Gemeinheit | kunstwegen | 2012

Christoph Schäfer 2012: Topografie der Gemeinheit ist eine dreiteilige Installation, die 3 Orte in Samern markiert [Rabenbaum / Sintflut / Kino]. Die Elemente verbinden den Gemeinschaftswald Samerrott, die Grenze dieser Gemeinheit, und den Hof Schulze Holmer. Auf einer örtlichen Legende basierend, legt die Arbeit die vergessene Geschichte des Widerstands gegen die Enteignung der Allmenden und […]

Revolution Non Stop | Filminstallation | 2000

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 […]