Icelandic Art Center
Icelandic Art Center
24. 10 2016
Darri Lorenzen | Mavra, Berlin.

Darri Lorenzen, Samuel Jeffery, Attila Richard Lukacs.

Mavra, Berlin.

Opened October 23rd 2016.

Möckernstrasse 68, Berlin 10965.


The world divides into states of affairs.

And it would seem to be a sort of accident, if it turned out that a situation would fit a thing that could already exist entirely on its own. If things can occur in states of affairs, this possibility must be in them from the beginning.


Darri Lorenzen (b. 1978) creates architectural installations and interventions based upon his preoccupation with location and dislocation, orientation and reorientation. His work demands active participation on behalf of the viewer, who becomes less of a viewer per se but rather a vital part of the artwork. Often incorporating elements such as sound and video—usually recorded in the same space as the installations themselves—Darri’s work is thus not only site-specific but creates sites anew. Darri, who has studied at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee and Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, lives and works in Berlin.