The Creative Time Summit: Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st-Century City | NYC | October 25 & 26, 2013

Christoph Schäfer will speak about Gezi Park Fiction St. Pauli at this years’ Creative Time Summit: Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st-Century City October 25 & 26, 2013 — NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

13th Istanbul Biennial public programme | ‘Making The City Public’

A Machine of Possibilities: the urban turn, art and the right to the city – Lecture illustrated by hand: Christoph Schäfer (conceptual artist, sparkling draughtsman, educational entertainer, urban writer and uninvited city planner). The talk will be combined with a panel with these fine urban activists and thinkers:  Dr. Betül Tanbay (Taksim Platform, academician), Yaşar […]

Talk at Forum/Design Centrum Malmö

Technically speaking, this is a lousy video. But a fantastic talk, and an easy introduction to “The City is Our Factory”.

Video | Talk – The City is Our Factory | HfbK Hamburg 9.2.2012

Symposium “Why Design?” HfbK Hamburg 9.2.2012. A 34 Minute lecture by Christoph Schäfer on “The City is our Factory” in English. Plus a short talk with Marjetica Potric. More info on the book: here

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

Hoang’s Bistro – Shrinking Cities, GfzK Leipzig 2005

What defines a city? Is it possible to dance critical urban theory? In this video, produced in 2005 for the exhibition “shrinking cities” in GfzK Leipzig, conceptual artist Christoph Schäfer, author of “The City is Our Factory”, dives into the secret life of shopping malls and post-modern train stations and arcades to uncover the invisble […]

Revolution Non Stop | Filminstallation | 2000