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About Lukas Zpira

Guerilla filmmaker - Nømad Bødy Hacker - Subcultures Døcumentalist - Støryteller & Curatør Biographical references : • Joins “Atelier D’Artistes D’Apollinaire - A.D.A.D.A” in 1991 in Avignon. 1993 • Mixed media installation during the collective exhibition “Mystères et intemporel” - Cathédrale d’images, Les Beaux de Provence, France. 1994 • First solo exhibition - Mixed media installation - Marseille, France. 1995 • Opens Bødy-Art, laboratory of body art experimentation - Avignon France. 1996 - 1999 • First journey and workshops abroad : Japan, North, South and Central America • Attends the first “MOD.CON” as international artist- Toronto, Canada 2000 • Creates the Weird Faktøry, a space dedicated to art exhibitions and performances. - Avignon, France. • Organizes the event Art-Kør.00 (Exhibitions, Conferences, Performances, April to Septembre) - Avignon, France. • Cycle of 23 performances - Art-Kør.00, Avignon, France. • Founds the collective Art-Kør - Avignon, France. 2001 • Première of the performance “Hacktiøn Mutante” - T.O.T.E.M, Nancy, France. 2002 • First cycle of performances - F&B.F.C - Harlem, New York, USA. • Founds the movement Bødy Hacktivism. 2003 • Initiator of the documentary “Body Transform” - Learning Channel, USA. • Featured figure in the documentary series “Taboo” - National Geographic, USA. • Destruction of Bødy-Art and the Weird Faktøry due to a fire. Embarks on a nomadic lifestyle. 2004 • Collaborates with Raphael Sibilla for the film “No body is Perfect” - Avalanche Production, France. • Lead figure in the documentary “Like a Butterfly” - Ryoichi Maeda, Japan. 2005 • Publishes “Onanism Manu Militari” - Hors Edition, France. • Founds the Bødy Hacktivism møvement 2006 • Publishes “Hidden Shadows” - Hors Edition, France. • Co-director of the short documentary film “Hidden Shadows” - Tracks, ARTE France. • Initiator of the film “Hidden Shadows” - Avalanche Production, France. 2007 • Performance “Hacktiøn Mutante” with Otomo D.Manuel, Von Magnet & the Gnawas of Fez - T.O.T.E.M, Nancy, France. 2008 • Photo exhibition‘’El Maleficio de la Mariposa” - Subterranean Gallery, Osaka, Japan. 2009 • Photo exhibition ‘’El Maleficio de la Mariposa” - Vanilla Gallery, Tokyo, Japon. • Publishes photography book “TokyoLoveDoll” - Editions Pan Exotica, Japon. • Photo exhibition ‘’El Maleficio de la Mariposa” - Abnormal Gallery, Berlin, Germany. • Performance ‘’La Piedad” - Buenos Aires, Argentina. • Develop M.A.T.S.I (Multi Application Titanium Skin Interface) 2010 • Photo exhibition “TokyoLoveDoll” - Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. • Photo exhibition ‘’El Maleficio de la Mariposa” - Abnormal Gallery, Katowice, Poland. • Performance ‘’Abnørmal” - Abnormal Gallery, Katowich, Poland. 2011 • Curator of the Borderline Biennale (August/Septembre) - The Abode of Chaos, Lyon, France. • Starts the transmedia project “The Chaøs Chrønicles” as Photographer, Cameraman, Director. • Collective Exhibition “Body Fractals” - Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Germany. • Premiere of the performance “Danse NeurAle” during the Borderline Biennale - Lyon, France. 2012 • Immersive exhibition “The Chaøs Chrønicles” - T.O.T.E.M souterrain porte VII - Nancy, France. • Performance “Danse NeurAle” - T.O.T.E.M souterrain porte VII - Nancy, France. • Premiere of the performance “Mishima Mon Amour” during the international festival of body arts -Caracas, Venezuela. 2013 • Performance - Vanilla gallery, Tokyo, Japan. • Performance tour - Australia/ New Zealand. • Photo exhibition‘’El Maleficio de la Mariposa” - Australia / New Zealand. 2014 • Creates the production company BløwYøurMind. • Director, Cameraman, Producer of a series of 5 short documentary films “The Chaøs Chrønicles: Fragments” - ARTE •Creative / BløwYøurMind Production - France. • Première screening of “The Chaøs Chrønicles: Fragments” - Soho House - Berlin, Germany. • Immersive Exhibition “The Chaøs Chrønicles” - Mathew Rosen Gallery - Berlin, Germany. 2015 • Conference Culture and Counter-Culture - T.O.T.E.M Libertalia - Nancy, France. • Director Cameraman, Producer of the short documentary film “The Chaøs Chrønicles: Fragments VI” - ARTE Creative /BløwYøurMind Production - France. • Intervention ’Finding one's own vision”, on the individual artistic research and the conceptual development of an oeuvre - Universidad Intercultural del Estado de Mexico, Mexico • Founds the CHAяNEL Møvement. • Exhibition CHAяNEL Møvement - HB 55 Gallery - Berlin, Germany. 2016 • Premiere screening of “The Chaøs Chrønicles: Fragments” - Sydney, Australia. • Conference on Bødy Hacktivism - Royal College of Art - London, England. • Conference on Bødy Hacktivism - Sociology symposium: "Corps meurtris, beaux et subversifs"- Strasbourg, France. • Co-founder with Tarik Noui of “Fear Fall Støryteling” (Spoken Word Performance) • Creates the publishing company HørSedition. • Immersives Exhibition “The Chaøs Chrønicles” - Paris, France. • Immersives Exhibition “The Chaøs Chrønicles” - Gallery Joseph Antonin, Arles, France. • Performance “Fear Fall Størytelling” - Transbordeur, Lyon, France. 2017 • Collective Exhibition ‘’immersive sensible” - Palais de l’Archevêché , Arles, France. • Danse NeurAle performance screening - Museum of Modern Art - Paris • M.A.T.S.I - Medusa exhibition catalogue - Museum of Modern Art - Paris • Immersives Exhibition ““The Chaøs Chrønicles” - SOFFFA - Lyon, France (Septembre 2017) "Provided we can escape from the museums we carry around inside us, provided we can stop selling ourselves tickets to the galleries in our own skulls, we can begin to contemplate an art which re-creates the goal of the sorcerer: changing the structure of reality by the manipulation of living symbols ... Art tells gorgeous lies that come true." Hakim Bey

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