About Damián Ortega


Damián Ortega (b. 1967) was born in Mexico City. Today he lives and works in Berlin and Mexico City. He makes among other things sculptures and installations with familiar everyday materials from clocks to cars. Ortega dismantles the machines of everyday life. In this way he explores the internal structures of things, since all the invisible parts of the objects becomes visible. In many of Ortega's works there is a humorous twist that gives the experience an extra dimension.

Portrait Damián Ortega