Lorenz Potthast is a media artist with a design background, technological interest and cultural empathy. On the one hand he uses the possibilities of Digital Media as a new way of playful, artistic expression while on the other hand he investigates the implications of a transforming digitalized and globalized world through critical research and analysis.
Lorenz studied Integrated Design at the University of Arts in Bremen and Interaction Design at IUAV Venice. Inbetween he worked for one year as Multimedia Centre Coordinator in Durban, South Africa and initiated MEET YOUR NEIGHBOURS, a platform for intercultural exchange with refugees. Currently he is writing his Master Thesis “Screenization – On the Diffusion of Digital Screens” in the Digital Media Program at the HfK Bremen.
Lorenz’ projects have been internationally exhibited and repeatedly honored.