Lukáš Likavčan (*1991, Slovakia) is a researcher and theorist, elaborating on philosophy of technology and political ecology.
He studied philosophy at Masaryk University (Brno), where he is currently concluding his PhD studies in environmental humanities, 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 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).
Technologies of the Sacred - research trajectory on the technological mediation of religious practices @ Display - Association for Research and Collective Practice, Prague (CZ)
Architectures of Nature - event series on construction of natural environments, in relation to different aspects of climate emergency in Czech Republic, convened @ VI PER gallery, Prague (CZ)
A Colour of the Abstract - research fellowship @ BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht (NL)
Accidental Geopoetics w/ The Rodina @ Sonic Acts 2019, Amsterdam (NL)
Civilisation at the Crossroads: Engineers of Scientific-Technical Revolution @ Futura & Display, Prague (CZ)
alt'ai w/ Qiao Lin, Paul Heinicker & Daria Stupina @ The New Normal, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, Moscow (RU)
Continuously growing horizontal underground stems: Geopoetics in times of Anthropocene w/ APART collective, Matej Gavula & Chaosdroid @ Plusmínusnula gallery, Žilina (SK)