Lukáš Likavčan (*1991, Nové Zámky, Slovakia) is Global Perspective on Society Postdoctoral Fellow and research affiliate at Center for AI & Culture at NYU Shanghai. His areas of expertise cover philosophy of technology and environmental philosophy.
Previously, Likavčan studied philosophy at Masaryk University, where he also obtained his PhD in environmental studies. He also held visiting research positions at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; faculty positions at Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design as well as Center for Audiovisual Studies FAMU in Prague; and fellowships at Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava and BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht.
He is an author of Introduction to Comparative Planetology (Strelka Press, 2019).
email: lukas.likavcan [at] nyu.edu
ENS: likavcan .eth
More-than-Planet - working group convenor in the project led by Waag, Amsterdam (NL)
Future Landscapes - field researcher & film protagonist, directed by Ivo Bystřičan (CZ/IS)
The Gift That Keeps on Giving - online series developed for Goethe Institut Slovakia (DE/SK)
The Ochre and the Cave w/ Thiago de Paula Souza - exhibition in two parts at Display, Prague (CZ)
Inspiration Forum LAB - theory tutor, Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (CZ)
The Moons of Pluto w/ András Cséfalvay - audiovisual work commissioned by KW Berlin (DE)
Fotograf Festival 11: Earthlings - curator, Prague (CZ)
Digital Earth - research fellowship collaborator, Hivos, The Hague (NL)
Technologies of the Sacred - online exhibition, Display, Prague (CZ)
Architectures of Nature - event series, VI PER, Prague (CZ)
Accidental Geopoetics w/ The Rodina - Sonic Acts 2019, Amsterdam (NL)
Civilisation at the Crossroads - co-curator, Futura & Display, Prague (CZ)