25 April – 15 June
screening at Lindenstr 35
daily, 8 – 10 pm

Lukas Marxt

Lukas Marxt
Born 1983 in Schladming, Austria.
Lives and works in Cologne, Germany and Graz, Austria.

Lukas Marxt is interested in the dialogue between human and geological existence and the impact of man upon nature. Marxt has been sharing his research in the visual art environment as well as in the cinema context. His works have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, most recently at the Torrance Art Museum (Los Angeles, 2018), at The Biennial of Painting, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens (Belgium, 2018), and at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka (Croatia, 2018). His films have been presented in numerous International Film Festivals including Berlinale (Germany, 2017 and 2018), Curtas Vila do Conde (Portugal, 2018), and the Gijón International Film Festival where he receiced the Principado de Asturias prize for the best short film (Spain, 2018). Since 2017, Marxt has spent a considerable amount of time in Southern California, where he has researched the ecological and socio-political structures surrounding the Salton Sea.


2012 Master of Fine Arts, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany
2009 - 2011 "Meisterschüler” programme, Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig, Germany
2007 - 2008 Institute Arte Multimédia, Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa, Portugal
2004 - 2009 University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz, Audiovisuelle Gestaltung, Austria
2003 - 2004 Environmental Systems Sciences – Geography, University Graz, Austria


Zarinbal Khoshbakht, Cologne, DE
The Target, Sonic Acts, Amsterdam, NL
Museo C.A.V. La Neomudéjar, Madrid, SP

Wunderschön with Jakub Vrba, House of Arts, Ústí nad Labem, CZ

Kunsthalle Graz, AT
Imperial Valley, STATE Studio, DE

Reign of Silence, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, USA
For Our Nation, Fructa Space, Munich, DE
Raum D: Digitale Projekte with Vanja Smiljanic, Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, AT

I ain´t coming down, 8 Quadrat, Cologne, Germany
Imperial Valley (cultivated run-off), Galerie Reinthaler, Vienna, AT

From Light to Cold, Weisse Haus, Vienna, AT
Circular Inscription, 8 Quadrat, Köln, DE
Selected Works by Lukas Marxt, Black Box Screening, Argos, Brussels, BE
Echoes from the Sky, Quatier am Hafen, with Vanja Smiljanic
Lukas Marxt, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, AT
It seems to be loneliness but it is not with Jakub Vrba, Pinacoteca, Vienna, AT

Galerie Reinthaler, Vienna, AT
Wunderschön und gut gelegen with Jakub Vrba, Schneiderei, Vienna, AT

Studio Brugmann with Marcel Odenbach, Brussels, BE
Captive Horizon, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne, DE
Current Interception, Ortloff, Leipzig, DE
Oscillated Horizon, Bruch & Dallas, Cologne, DE

Solid Interseption, Kunsthaus Graz, AT
Directed Oscillation, Walzwerk, Düsseldorf, DE
02:44:42 Ich habe Spaghetti gekocht, ich weiß nicht, wer ich bin. Ich habe ein Problem mit Mais. Das kann an der Dosis liegen. Ich nehme wieder ab. Studio Dumont, Cologne, DE


2021     Beautifully maintained and well located
2020     Imperial Irrigation
2019     Ralfs Farben/ Ralf´s Colors 2019 Loading Pit
2018     Victoria
2018     Imperial Valley (cultivated run​-off)
2017     Shadowland
2017     Fishing is not done on Tuesdays
2016     Circular Inscription
2016     Cape Ground
2015     Wunderschön und ruhig gelegen
2015     Captive Horizon
2014     Black Rain White Scars
2014     Double Dawn
2014     High Tide
2014     Low Tide
2013     Reign of Silence
2013     Two Skies
2013     It seems to be loneliness but it is not
2012     Nella Fantasia
2011     Rising Fall
2009     Fire Walk Me Home
2008     Pass By
2008     Four By
2007     Nach der Eishöhle

Homepage: lukasmarxt.com