Kristian Lukić

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Kristian Lukić is curator, theorist & artist. He is currently working as curator for media practice in Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina in Novi Sad. He is cofounder of Napon - Institute for Flexible Cultures and Technologies, Novi Sad. From 2001 to 2006 he was program manager in New Media Center - He also co-founded Eastwood-Real Time Strategy Group, group dealing with technology and play, by making and modifying computer games.

He curated and organized several exhibitions and conferences such are “Play Cultures” in 2007 (about game culture and politics of play), “Territories and Resources” in 2008, about web 2.0 and social networks phenomena, and  “Wealth of Nations” about world of financials in 2009 in Novi Sad and in Bristol in 2010. Together with Gordana Nikolić in 2010 he co-edited conference “Art. Acumulation and Availability”
Within, he was co-curating exhibitions and managed numerous projects such are World-Information.Org, exhibitions in collaboration with Public Netbase in Novi Sad and Belgrade in 2003; or Media Onthology, part of the On Difference project in Wuertmebergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart in the year 2005. He wrote for numerous media art and culture in magazines such are Inter-Society for Electronic Arts (ISEA) Newsletter, Sarai Reader, publications, Republika magazine to name a few.

His teachings include Parsons school for design, Department of Design and Technology, New York, USA; Foundation for Art and Creative Technology Liverpool, Media Center Lume - University of Art and Design Helsinki; Ars Electronica festival, Linz, Austria; Werkleitz Biennial, Halle an der Salle, Germany, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Founder of Eastwood - Real Time Strategy Group with whom is exhibiting from 2002 onwards. Eastwood group creates and uses computer games as a tool for new visions of art and cultural practice. Exhibitions and presentations of Eastwood include: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Ars Electronica Linz, Austria; International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, UK; ISEA 2004 Helsinki, Finland; Free Cultures Vienna, Austria, Werkleitz Biennial, Halle an der Salle.

Kristian Lukić graduated Art History at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, and has MA in Art and Media Theory, University of Arts, Belgrade.