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Park Fiction in Tokyo 3331 Arts Chiyoda

An abridged Park Fiction installation at 3331 Arts Chiyoda in the exhibition „Socially Engaged Art“ is accompanied by a series of talks at the venue, at Mori Museum and a talk on the PlanBude as an example for urban planning with The Local Knowledge of the Many at Goethe Institute Tokyo. For the dear readers, […]

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

Christoph Schäfer speaks 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 „…there is a lot happening in the park, which is  called Gezi Park Fiction since June 16, and we […]

Park Fiction St. Pauli meets Yedikule Bostans Istanbul Sept. 19 / 2013

In July 2013 Yedikule Bostans were destroyed and filled with rubble. Together with Park Fiction St. Pauli members we want to exchange ideas, how the bostans could be reclaimed and how a collective planning process in the neighbourhood could be organized. Park Fiction, today a park at the harbour in Hamburg, was struggled for and […]

Park Fiction @ Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

Park Fiction @ Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh The Park Fiction Institute of Independent Urbanism Travel Kit at the Regina Gouger Miller Gallery / Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA. Exhibition „Groundworks“, curated by Grant Kester

Die Stadt ist unsere Fabrik – The City is Our Factory

Die Stadt ist unsere Fabrik – The City is Our Factory Park Fiction – 15.03.2010 – 16:29 Am 19. März 2010 erscheint das erste Buch von Park Fiction Mitglied Christoph Schäfer. Der Verlag Spector Books schreibt dazu:“Die Stadt ist unsere Fabrik“ ist ein Bildessay in 158 Zeichnungen. Der Hamburger Künstler Christoph Schäfer erzählt in sechs […]

City as Stage, City as Process – MIT Visual Arts Program Lecture Series Fall 2009

City as Stage, City as Process brings together speakers from art and (counter) culture, architecture, urbanism, and media technology to discuss such questions as: In what way is the city not a fixed entity, but a process? How do artists and cultural activists reclaim the street, activating the city as backdrop and insisting on public […]

Park Fiction @ Massachusettes Institute of Technology

Park Fiction @ Massachusettes Institute of Technology Christoph Schäfer – 15.09.2009 – 10:23 MIT, Monday, September 28Factory City: Christoph Schäfer / Park FictionThe City is our Factory: Politics of desire and the production of urban spaces between Grande Latte and Park Fiction. „After the industrial age, the city has become the central point of production. […]

Park Fiction presents: Unlikely Encounters in Urban Space – full transcription of all talks at the groundbreaking conference

transcription/translation: Karen Michelsen-Castanon This is the complete transcription of the Park Fiction presents: Unlikely Encounters in Urban Space Conference. Contributions by Ala Plastica (La Plata), OUT – Office for Urban Transformation / Isola Art Center (Milano), Stephan Dillemuth (Munich), expertbase (B, HH, M), Galerie für Landschaftskunst (HH), Ligna (HH), Maclovio Rojas (Tijuana), Jelka Plate (B), […]

„Die Präsenzproduzenten“

„Die Präsenzproduzenten“ pressrelease – 24.05.2007 – 22:42 The Park Fiction Installation from Documenta11 will be shown again in an exhibition at the Columbus Art Foundation from May 24 to August 24, 2007 Don’t miss it. foto: christoph schäfer 2007 The artists: Sonja Alhäuser Francis Alys Heike Kati Barath Daniele Buetti Annika Eriksson Harun Farocki Katharina […]