Lukas Weithas, based in Bregenz / Austria, 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). His work ranges from sculpture, installation to painting and performance. Weithas is particularly interested in agriculture, its history, its transformation over time and the aesthetics of the present and future. Since July 2023, he has been curating the DOCK 20 life format, which presents experimental positions from the fields of performance, dance, choreography and music.

Member Berufsvereinigung Bildender Künstlerinnen und Künstler Vorarlbergs/ Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis I Bregenz I AUT
Curato︎︎︎DOCK 20 life I DOCK 20 Kunstraum und Sammlung Lustenau I AT
External lecturer Socially Engaged Art I FH Ost St. Gallen I St. Gallen I CH
External lecturer Art and Design I Pädagogische Hochschule Vorarlberg I Feldkirch I AT
Teacher Art and Design I Gymnasium Schillerstraße I Feldkirch I AT

Solo exibitions 

03.02.24 – 02.03.24 I Mea Culpa I Galeria do Sol I Porto I PT
24.11.23 – 23.02.24 I Sissybars I Beletage Art Space I Zurich I CH
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
16.10.20 – 11.12.20 I Nationality is lost, homeland is lethal, where to land I Verein Kollektiv 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 Kunstverein Fortuna I Vienna I AT
18.06.19 – 20.06.19 I Heumat I University of Applied Arts Vienna I AT 

Group exhibitions

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 Bregenz fördert Kultur 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 
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 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

Curatorial projects

25.04.24 I DOCK 20 life I Karl Salzmann I Lustenau I AT
18.01.24 I DOCK 20 life I Paul Ebhart: THESOSUNG II I Lustenau I AT

19.10.23 I DOCK 20 life I Eliza Ballesteros: AUSDRUCK DER SCHEU [Mountains and Paranoia] with Thomas Huy (Vocals), Magdalena Forster (Choreography) & David Rank (Score) I Lustenau I AT
08.07.23 I DOCK 20 life I DOCK 20 Sommerfest: Ebony Tylah & BigFanta$y I Lustenau I AT
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 


Performance & other

01.03.24 I Mea culpa Closing Performance “The boss of the hunting dogs is the bigger lion” I Galeria do Sol I Porto I PT
10.03.23 – 08.04.23 I We pass on Opening Performance “Victory is a state of mind” I Spektakel Art Space I Wien I AT
January 20 – April 22 I Participative art project I The hanging cage in the white space I Mittelschule Schendlingen I Bregenz I AT
01.05.19 – 30.09.19 I Set design I Cowless I Galerie Hinterland I Wien I AT
18.04.19 – 05.05.19 I Performance  “Heumat” I City of Vienna I AT

October 18 – April 19 I Participative art project I Giardino in comune I Gemona del Friuli I IT
24.01.19 I Intervention & performance “Blessing of the site-specific” I Nachtasyl I Wien I AT

02.11.18 – 05.11.18 I Intervention I Essence 3000 – Better than candy crush I Essence I University of Applied Arts I Vienna I AT
01.05.18 – 07.05.18 I Set design I Oskar nimmt Platz I University of Applied Arts I Vienna I AT

Prizes, Grants, Collections, Residencies

Residency Paedakoop Schlins I October – December 2023 I AT
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

Publications

Februar 24 I Sissybars (Edition of 100) I Lukas Weithas & Beletage Art Space I Zurich I CH
Juli 19 I Heumat (Editon of 30) I Lukas Weithas at University of Applied Arts I Vienna I AT

Education

2019 – 2021 I MA Pioneering in Arts, Media & the Creative Industries I Zeppelin University I Friedrichshafen I DE
2017 – 2019 I MA Social Design – Arts as Urban Innovation I University University of Applied Arts I Vienna I AT
2012 – 2016 I BSc Social Work / Pedagogy – University of Applied Arts I St.Gallen I CH



Photography startpage 
1 – 6 (c) Lukas Weithas (”Coat of Arms”)
7 & 8 (c) Carlos Campos (”Mea Culpa” at Galeria do Sol, Porto, PT)
9 & 10 (c) Matthias Guido Braudisch (”Sissybars” at Beletage Art Space, Zurich, CH)

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