BIO

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. 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).

email: likavcan.lukas@gmail.com

CV

PROJECTS

2021
The Moons of Pluto w/ András Cséfalvay - audiovisual work commissioned by KW Berlin (DE)
https://opensecret.kw-berlin.d...

Fotograf Festival 11: Earthlings - chief curator, Prague (CZ)
https://fotografestival.cz/202...

2020
Digital Earth - research fellowship collaborator @ Hivos, The Hague (NL)
https://www.digitalearth.art/

Technologies of the Sacred - research trajectory @ Display, Prague (CZ)
https://sacred.display.cz/

Architectures of Nature - event series @ VI PER, Prague (CZ)
http://www.vipergallery.org/en/events/

2019
A Colour of the Abstract - research fellowship @ BAK, Utrecht (NL)
https://www.bakonline.org/likavcan

Accidental Geopoetics w/ The Rodina @ Sonic Acts 2019, Amsterdam (NL)
https://2019.sonicacts.com/programme/accidental-geopoetics

2018
Civilisation at the Crossroads @ Futura & Display, Prague (CZ)
http://www.display.cz/civilisation

alt'ai (w/ Qiao Lin, Paul Heinicker & Daria Stupina) @ The New Normal, Strelka Institute, Moscow (RU)
http://altai.id

2017
Continuously growing horizontal underground stems: Geopoetics in times of Anthropocene
(w/ APART collective, Matej Gavula & Chaosdroid) @ Plusmínusnula gallery, Žilina (SK)
http://tzvetnik.online/plusminusnula