Visual Artist & Curator based in Bregenz & Vienna I AT

Lukas Weithas (*1991) studied Transmedia Art with a focus on Social Practice at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (2017-2019) & Pioneering in Arts, Media & the Creative Industries/ Arts and Culture Management at Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen (2019-2021). Weithas currently focuses on conceptual sculptures/ installations & comments on the contemporary appeal of (pop) cultural belonging, (pseudo) religious symbolism, materialistic fetish as well as seductive brand aesthetics.

Since 2023 Curator Dock 20 life I Lustenau I AT
Member Berufsvereinigung Bildender Künstlerinnen und Künstler Vorarlbergs/ Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis I Bregenz I AUT
Since September 2022 I Teacher Visual arts / crafts I GYS Feldkirch I AT
Since 2016 I External lecturer I FH Ost I St. Gallen I CH
2017 – 2021 I Alpine dairyman & shepherd I Alp Tamons I Mels I CH
2016 I Alpine dairyman & shepherd I Alp Nüenhütten I Schwanden I CH
2014 I Alpine shepherd I Alp Obersturm I Ebnit I AT

Prizes, Grants, Collections

Illwerke vkw Art Collection I July 2022 I AT
Artist-Scholarship Land Vorarlberg I March + April 2022 I AT
Artist-Scholarship Stadt Bregenz I March – May 2021 I AT
Stadt Bregenz Art Collection (reiterer weithas) I July 2020 I AT
Award of recognition Land Vorarlberg for Heumat I June 2019 I AT

Education

2019 – 2021 I M.A. Pioneering in Arts, Media and the Creative Industries I Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen I D
2017 – 2019 I M.A. Social Design - Arts as Urban Innovation I University of Applied Arts Vienna I AT
2014 – 2016 I Agricultural Craftsmen I Landwirtschaftsschule Hohenems I AT
2012 – 2016 I B.Sc. Social Work/Pedagody I FHS St. Gallen I CH
2010 – 2011 I Introductory Phase Bachelor Studies of Sociology I Karl-Franzens University Innsbruck I AT

Solo

14.05.22 – 14.07.22 I Fake hells I QV-Stadel Höchst I AT
18.03.22 – 08.04.22 I The hanging cage in the white space I Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis I Bregenz I AT
June – September 2021 I Sargans hardcore I Alpmuseum Tamons I Mels I CH
16.10.20 – 11.12.20 I Nationality is lost, homeland is lethal, where to land I Verein Kollektiv I Bregenz I AT
15.05.20 – 28.05.20 I Lockdown seven I DWDS I Bregenz I AT
12.03.20 – 28.05.20 I Bregenz ist tot. I DWDS I Bregenz I AT
20.06.19 – 29.06.19 I Heumat I Verein Fortuna I Vienna I AT
18.06.19 – 20.06.19 I Heumat I University of Applied Arts Vienna I AT 

Group 

10.03.23 – 08.04.23 I “we pass on” I Spektakel art space I Vienna I AT
27.11.22 – 25.12.22 I Last X-Games I Kultursektor Elektra I Bregenz I AT
25.11.22 – 05.03.23 I Ausstellung: Bregenz fördert Kultur | Stipendien für freischaffende Künstler:innen I Magazin 4 I Bregenz I AT
25.11.22 – 08.01.23 I Mitgliederausstellung I Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis I Bregenz I AT 
12.08.22 – 14.08.22 I Evergrin Festival I Gadmen, Nessental I CH
03.06.22 – 01.07.22 I Fake hells I Verein Kollektiv I Bregenz I AT
14.05.21 – 27.06.21 I Mitgliederaustellung I Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis I Bregenz I AT
29.01.21 – 07.03.21 I Neumitgliederausstellung I Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis I Bregenz I AT
11.07.20 – 30.08.20 I Why by reiterer weithas I Sommerausstellung Stadt Bregenz I Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis I Bregenz I AT
01.06.18 – 21.01.19 I Wagon wide web I Train Art Gallery (TRAM) I Vienna-Bratislava I AT/SK

Curated

19.10.23 I ︎︎︎dock 20 life I ︎︎︎ebony tylah & BigFanta$y I lustenau I at (curator)
15.07.23 – 19.08.23 I Wagen Projects I Bregenz I AT
27.11.22 – 25.12.22 I Last X-Games I Kultursektor Elektra I Bregenz I AT  
26.11.20 – 16.12.20 I Silent apocalypse I Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen I D
18.03.19 I Der Berg ruft zurück! I Hinterland Galerie I Vienna I AT

Curated concerts

11.12.2022 I Halal Hardcore (AT) I Bregenz I AT
04.12.2022 I Gallowhead (AT) I Bregenz I AT
16.07.2022 I Traurig in europa (AT), Karl Kave & Durian (CH) & Einhaushalt (AUT) I Bregenz I AT24.06.2022 I Buvette (CH) & DJ Jürgen (AT) @ mwm factory I Bregenz I AT
14.05.2022 I E-L-R (CH) & Hiraeth (AT) @ QV-Stadel I Höchst I AT
28.02.2020 I Nekrodeus (AT), Infall (IT), Las casas viejas (AT) @ Hugo Pansen I Feldkirch I AT
08.06.2019 I O (circular sign) (IT), Daerrwin (CZ), Nekrodeus (AT), Holzerhurd (CH) @ Venster 99 I Wien I AT
16.03.2019 I I not dance (AT), Goldfever (AT), Hiraeth (AT) @ QV-Stadel I Höchst I AT
29.12.2016 I Rambo Rambo Rambo (AT), I not dance (AT), Cumin (AT) @ QV-Stadel I Höchst I AT
03.05.2014 I O (circular sign) (IT), I not dance (AT) @ QV-Stadel I Höchst I AT

Socially engaged art/ partizipation

January 20 – I The hanging cage in the white space I Mittelschule Schendlingen I Bregenz I AT
01.05.19 – 30.09.19 I Cowless I Galerie Hinterland I Wien I AT
10/18 – 04/19 I Giardino in comune - Community Art Project I Gemona del Friuli I IT
01.05.18 – 07.05.18 I Oskar nimmt Platz I University of Applied Arts Vienna I AT

Public performance/ intervention

18.04.19 – 05.05.19 I Alpheuer I Vienna I AT
24.01.19 I Blessing of the site-specific I Nachtasyl I Vienna, I AT
02.11.18 – 05.11.18 I Essence 3000 - better than candy crush I Essence I University of Applied Arts Vienna I AT

Concerts (Ortiz)

13.07.2016 w/ Fuseboxx Inc.. @ Poolbar Festival I Feldkirch I AT
08.05.2016 w/ Cumin, Burning seagulls @ Graf Hugo I Feldirch I AT
07.05.2016 w/ Cumin @ Ten Podnik I Trnava I SK
06.05.2016 w/ Cumin, Bad @ Alternativ Zenei I Sárvár I HU
05.05.2016 w/ Cumin, Racoon Rally @ Venster 99 I Wien I AT
03.05.2016 w/ Cumin @ Café Na půl cesty I Prag I CZ
01.05.2016 w/ Cumin @ (Private Show) Innsbruck I AT
30.04.2016 w/ Cumin, Monza @ Subkultur I Fürstenfeldbruck I DE
25.03.2016 w/ Speedy and the fuck offs, Cumin @ Dreckiger Löffel I Heerbrugg I CH
25.09.2015 w/ Buvette, Pyrit, BIT-Bittunder @ Rümpeltum I St. Gallen I CH
19.09.2015 w/ I not dance @ Graf Hugo I Feldkrich I AT
18.04.2015 w/ Phazma, Carlo @ QV-Stadel I Höchst I AT 

Releases (Ortiz)

2015 I LP Unmarked state
2017 I Split EP “Heute morgen hatte ich vergessen, dass Sonntag ist.” w/ Cumin (AT)

Concerts (Mater)

14.05.2017 w/ Cumin @ Graf Hugo I Feldkirch I AT
12.05.2017 w/ Cumin, Alex Petrow @ Jellyfish Bar I Innsbruck I AT
11.05.2017 w/ Cumin @ Stattpark Olga I München I DE
09.05.2017 w/ Cumin @, dasBach I  Wien I AT
06.05.2017 w/ Cumin, Slavica @ Heckfest I Linz I AT
05.05.2017 w/ Cumin @ Prometheus I Innsbruck I AT


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Photography

Startpage (c) Lukas Weithas, Eva Liebentritt (Video)
In sight (c) Lukas Weithas
Last X-Games (c) Matthias Guido Braudisch
Life Metal (c) Gianna Henrichs & Lukas Weithas
Fake Hells (c) Gianna Henrichs & Lukas Weithas
The hanging cage in the white space (c) Florian Raidt
Sargans hardcore (c) Lukas Weithas
If the devil is six, then god is seven or Liara (c) Lukas Weithas
Kaiserstrasse (c) Lukas Weithas
Why by reiterer weithas (c) Selina Reiterer & Lukas Weithas
Eternity by reiterer weithas (c) Selina Reiterer & Lukas Weithas
Nationality is lost, homeland is lethal, where to land (c) Lukas Weithas
Heumat (c) Jakob Weithas




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