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).
The Moons of Pluto w/ András Cséfalvay - audiovisual work commissioned by KW Berlin (DE)
Fotograf Festival 11: Earthlings - chief curator, Prague (CZ)
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)