Matthias Einhoff is the co-founder & director of the Center for Art and Urbanistics, (ZK/U) an interdisciplinary hub for urban research & artistic practice. He is leading the development of artistic & research-based projects at the interface of urban discourses & local practices. As a founding member of the artist collective KUNSTrePUBLIK, he is working as an artist, creator, researcher & activist in the Skulpturenpark Berlin Zentrum, Sonsbeek Park 2016, Jakarta Biennale 2013 & the 5th Berlin Biennale. As a member of the artist collective Superschool, he developed various experimental performances aiming at collective knowledge production. In 2010, he founded Wasteland Twinning Network, which includes the concept of city twinning to be applied to research & artistic action on urban wastelands worldwide. Most recently, Matthias Einhoff has been teaching at the UdK Berlin & as a visiting professor at the Kunsthochschule Kassel.
As an artist, composer & performer, Matthias is interested in the intersection of art, popular media & everyday life. He utilizes photography, video & performance to distill media culture into abstract artifacts. In public performances which assume the guise of media spectacles, Matthias triggers atypical relationships between community groups.