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 […]

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 […]