Art Pavilion Burgbrohl

Matthias Schamp


Corona is due to Matthias Schamp his project from the project again and again, because what was the realisation of a Jury-selected guest artists in the art pavilion Burgbrohl originally, have thwarted the restrictions in the context of the Corona pandemic.

During his first stay in Burgbrohl Schamp has extended its probe into the "Edible city" Andernach, another Station of the MYTH GRILL to build. For the MYTH of the GRILL in the "Edible city" wanted to Matthias Schamp delving deep into the cultural history of the potato. Coronavirus foiled this plan for the time being, but at the end of 2021 Matthias Schamp was able to realize, then, "the MYTH of THE GRILL GOES chamber of WONDERS".

His art action BAD HIDING was able to perform Matthias Schamp Corona-independent in Burgbrohl. This action, he can do alone, without the Participation of other people. But in the end, people will still be in the action. Then, when the Polaroid-documented bad hiding places add up to a very special "Ortsporträt" together.

Matthias Schamp is a specialist for BAD places to HIDE. From 2000 to 2004, a BAD place to HIDE in the Frankfurt Satire magazine TITANIC was published monthly.

Its characteristic extends base equally on good places to hide how Bad hiding – although it should be noted that a Bad place to hide must be neither ontological nor in the moral sense is always a bad place to hide. There are many good, Bad places to hide. Matthias Schamp claimed: "to hide bad, is a radical Failure as a method. I understand it as a kind of cure. In a world where success is the measure of all things, it is incredibly beneficial, an action does NOT get added, which could even the last idiot with no effort. Try it out. Whether in the workplace or at home. You will realize how comfortable this is and how many friends you win this.“ He derives the claim: "No public construction without the secret nooks and corners! No room without a wrinkle! No place without cookies! People play more Hide and seek!“

Matthias Schampborn 1964
1983 to 1990, she studied art history and philosophy at the Ruhr-Uni-Bochum
since 1988 Exhibitions, a variety of actions and projects In Switzerland and abroad

 Solo and group exhibitions, literature, activities, and projects (selection):
since 2019
 with Helene Skladny & Stephan Strsembski operators Swan market 1 laboratory for art and social Research, Bochum
2019 Curator of the exhibition The Pet Project Kunstmuseum Bochum
2017 Festival clerk for the steirischer herbst, Graz (Austria)
2013 Line a Goethe-GuerillaWorkshops in Budapest (in the order of the Goethe-Institut)
2014 Concept & Organization: Reflect & FryKunstmuseum Mülheim
2007 Concept & Organization: Reflect & Fry, A series of events on the relationship between High culture and the culture of everyday life in the Kunstmuseum Bochum (in the context of The Myth Of The Grill)
1998 The Start of the series Bad Places To Hide
1997 The founding of the Myth Grills

Fellowships and awards (selection)
Stiftung künstlerdorf Schöppingen, scholarship for visual arts
2017 Scholarship of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Künstlerhaus Edenkoben
2011 Scholarship art communication of the DA, Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhorst
2009-2010 Transfer scholarship of the state of NRW

Lecturer (Selection)                                                                                                                                               
since 2013 
Teaching Jobs, Ev. University of applied Sciences, RWL, Bochum, faculty of Social work, Artistic Education & Media Literacy
2017 Lecturer at the University of Cologne for Art & Art Theory                                                         
 A lecturer at the TU Berlin, Institute for architecture (FB picture art)
2006-2007 Teaching at the Bauhaus University in Weimar for "art in the public space"

AIM e. V. of the carrier Artist-in-Residence program in the ArtLab of the art pavilion Burgbrohl and is happy about a promotion by the Federal program, the land of culture of the Federal Ministry of agriculture and food. –