Lukáš Likavčan (*1991, Slovakia) is a philosopher focused on technology, ecology and visual cultures.
He studied philosophy at Masaryk University (Brno), where he also obtained his PhD in environmental studies, and sociology at Boğaziçi University (Istanbul). As a researcher, he was based at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong) and BAK, basis voor actuele kunst (Utrecht).
Likavčan is a lecturer at Center for Audiovisual Studies FAMU (Prague), faculty member at Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design (Moscow) and New Centre for Research and Practice, and a member of Display – Association for Research and Collective Practice (Prague).
He is a co-editor of Czech anthology of contemporary philosophical realism Mysl v terénu. Filosofický realismus ve 21. století (Display / VVP AVU, 2018), and an author of Introduction to Comparative Planetology (Strelka Press, 2019).
Digital Earth - research fellowship collaborator @ Hivos, The Hague (NL)
Technologies of the Sacred - research trajectory @ Display, Prague (CZ)
Architectures of Nature - event series @ VI PER, Prague (CZ)
A Colour of the Abstract - research fellowship @ BAK, Utrecht (NL)
Accidental Geopoetics w/ The Rodina @ Sonic Acts 2019, Amsterdam (NL)
Civilisation at the Crossroads @ Futura & Display, Prague (CZ)
alt'ai (w/ Qiao Lin, Paul Heinicker & Daria Stupina) @ The New Normal, Strelka Institute, Moscow (RU)
Continuously growing horizontal underground stems: Geopoetics in times of Anthropocene (w/ APART collective, Matej Gavula & Chaosdroid) @ Plusmínusnula gallery, Žilina (SK)