(Peter Steckroth & Carola Wagenplast)
B. 1977 / 1978, Germany
Live and work in Hamburg
Jochen Schmith is a collective based in Hamburg, Germany that has worked together since the year 2000.
Their work explores social rituals and public spaces. Particular interest is placed on the way forms of presentation are connected with structures of power and domination.
Their works have been shown internationally at notable institutions such as Hamburg Kunstverein, Kunsthaus Bregenz and Bundeskunsthalle Bonn.
Previous exhibitions include: JED MARTIN curated by Bettina Steinbrügge at Kunstverein Hamburg; Artists against Aids curated by Yilmaz Dziewior at Bundeskunsthalle Bonn; Enjoy the Sun, VI, VII, Oslo, Jochen Schmith, Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich; Present Gifts, VI, VII, Oslo; Utopie beginnt im Kleinen, Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach; Andere Räume, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn; Bleibender Wert?, Kunsthaus Bregenz; Grand Openings Pt. 1, Mathew, Berlin; Certain Arrangements, Kunstverein Braunschweig (2010); News from Nowhere, WCW Gallery, Hamburg.
Jochen Schmith, Untiled (Aladdin) 2, 2019 Digital print and perforated foil 80 × 60 × 3 cm (31 ½ × 23 ⅝ × 1 ⅛ inches)
Jochen Schmith, Untiled (Aladdin) 1, 2019 Digital print and perforated foil 80 × 60 × 3 cm (31 ½ × 23 ⅝ × 1 ⅛ inches)