Christoph Schäfer | CV | Works | Reviews

zur Deutschen Version 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 […]

PlanBude | Urban Planning Project | founded 2014

PlanBude – crack the St.-Pauli-Code Towards an urbanism of, by and for the many: Since October 2014 PlanBude (planning shack) collects ideas, analysis, desires and opinions for a central new building complex in St. Pauli, the ESSO-Häuser-Area (named after a popular petrol station with 24/7 shop) at Spielbudenplatz. In two containers, placed right at the […]

Topografie der Gemeinheit | kunstwegen | 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 des militanten Täufertums […]

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 […]