☰ Milan Loviška

* Bratislava, Slovakia

Education / degree
2010-2004 Master in Psychology (MA), Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Department of Psychology
2007-2003 Foundation degree (DiS.) in Contemporary Dance and Dance Theatre, Duncan Centre Conservatory in Prague

Education / non - degree
2007-2006 School for New Dance Development (SNDO), De Theaterschool, Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor Kunsten (AHK), Amsterdam; guest studies in dance & performing arts
2004-2001 Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Department of Psychology

Awards & Scholarships
2024 BMKÖS International Studio Fellowship (Auslandsatelierstipendium) in Tokyo
2018 Julian Turner's Turner Prize
2018 H13 Lower Austria Prize for Performance
2011 DanceWeb Scholarship, Impulstanz Festival in Vienna
2008 Molitan Trophy – audience award for the series of performances (My Art; My Art II.: My Name is Frank; Spider)

Artist in Residence Programms
2018 Blitz, Valletta, 4 weeks, project: Furrious
2018 Life Long Burning Wild Card Residency Program, Workshop Foundation, Budapest, 2 weeks, project: Furrious
2013 LM Residency, theatercombinat, Vienna, 2 weeks, project: In the Cold Light of Darkness....
2012 MPRA Program, Nastawnia Association, Poznań, 3 months, projects: Esctopia, Superheroes
2009 Stanica, Žilina-Záriečie, 4 weeks, project: My Art: Who’s Frank?

Performance Works & Exhibitions
2024 QAnus – performance & group exhibition Is Queer Political?, Queer Museum Vienna; Vienna Pride
2024 Pony – group exhibition 5th Annual Pride A Collection, Gayt Gallery, Vienna
2024 門 [Gate] – solo exhibition, Studio Gross, Tokyo
2023 Corpus extinctum / Buttercup / NTB 1000 – performance & group exhibition Blöd & Undiszipliniert, Der blöde dritte Mittwoch @ Parallel Vienna
2023 Slovak Splendid – performance, Queer Museum Vienna @ Volkskundemusem Vienna
2022 Furrious: Underwater – video, group exhibition Mob.Mobility, Aktionstag, Exhibit Eschenbachgasse, Vienna
2022 Corpus extinctum – performance, Super Nature, Hohenau an der March
2022 enclosed pleasure – performance, YUP Festival, Kunsthalle Osnabrück
2020 Furrious – online group exhibition #JapanRevisited202x, Austrian Cultural Forum, Tokyo
2019 Thoughtography – performance, Unstable Nights, Impulstanz, mumok Hofstallung, Vienna
2018 Furrious – solo exhibition, Blitz, Valletta
2018 Furrious – performance & solo exhibition, Kunstraum NÖ, Vienna
2018 Furrious – work-in-progress performance, Trafó Studio, Budapest
2017 Watchdogs – performance, Raw Matters Large & Long, Arbeitsplatz Vienna
2017 enclosed pleasure – performance, Der blöde dritte Mittwoch, Rhiz, Vienna
2016 P.P.M. [Puzzled.Processed.Meshed.] – performance, Betwixt Festival, group exhibition Art & Bytes, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
2015 Third Life Project – performance, WUK, Vienna
2015 Behaviours That Puzzle – performance, Kunstraum NÖ, group exhibition Spot on Me, Vienna
2015 In the Cold Light of Darkness Something's Gonna Die a.k.a. Ugly Piece of Shit – performance, Imagetanz Festival, Brut, Vienna
2015 After This, Therefore Because of This – performance, Gibanica - 7th Biennial of Slovenian Contemporary Dance Art, Ljubljana
2014 After This, Therefore Because of This – performance, Platforma po platformi, Plesna izba, Maribor
2014 enclosed pleasure – performance, WUK, Vienna
2014 Esctopia – performance, WUK Projektraum, Vienna
2013 Teaser – performance excerpt from Esctopia, Dark Start, WUK, Vienna
2013 White – performance, The Terminal, 47/49 Tanner Street, London
2013 enclosed pleasure – performance, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2013 In the Cold Light of Darkness Something's Gonna Die a.k.a. Ugly Piece of Shit – performance, Raw Matters, Schikaneder Kino, Vienna
2013 After This, Therefore Because of This – performance, Feedback Festival [2nd Edition], Tanzquartier, Vienna; Brut, Vienna
2012 puppy has to suffer – performance and solo exhibition at huf'ak: off space, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2012 Esctopia – performance, Malta Festival, The Rootz, Poznań; Kiosk Festival, Žilina
2012 Re-S.A.L.E. (Sporty Animal-Loving Extrovert) – performance, Crossbreeds, Palais Kabelwerk, Vienna
2011 EchoodH –performance, Trafo Gallery, Prague
2010 My Art: Who's Frank? – performance, Theatre Ponec, Prague; Mikro Hybaj ho! Festival, Studio Alta, Prague; Kiosk Festival, Stanica, Žilina; Off Europa Festival, LOFFT, Leipzig
2010 Re-S.A.L.E. (Sporty Animal-Loving Extrovert) – performance, Studio Alta, Prague
2009 My Art: Who's Frank? – performance, Stanica, Žilina
2009 Re-S.A.L.E. (Sporty Animal-Loving Extrovert) – performance, International Festival Zero Point, Hall C, Prague
2008 Spider – performance, Theatre Řeznická, Prague
2008 My Art II.: My Name Is Frank – performance, Theatre Řeznická, Prague
2008 My Art – performance, Theatre Řeznická, Prague
2008 S.A.L.E. (Sporty Animal-Loving Extrovert) – performance, Happy Days Festival, Hradec Králové
2007 S.A.L.E. (Sporty Animal-Loving Extrovert)" – performance, Duncan Centre Theatre, Prague; Badhuis Theatre Amsterdam; Lab01, Post CS, Amsterdam
2007 I Hate Clowns and Valentine – performance, Illuseum, Amsterdam

Artist Talks / Lectures / Research / Workshops / Jury / Other
2023 Open Performance call – jury member, SUPER NATUR, KÖR Niederösterreich
2020 Furrious: Underwater – film screening, Art Walk Porty Arts Festival, Portobello, Edinburgh
2019 Furrious: Underwater – film screening & talk, k48, Vienna
2018 Furrious: Underwater – film screening & talk, Blitz, Valletta
2017 Third Life Project: HIRO – artist talk, NODE Forum for Digital Arts, Frankfurt
2016 Third Life Project – artist talk, 22nd International Symposium on Electronic Art ISEA2016 Hong Kong Cultural R>evolution
2012 Empathie – research lab with Magdalena Chowaniec et al., University of Salzburg 
2012 Superheroes – research workshop with people with intellectual and related disabilities, Association "Na Tak", Poznań
2012 The Audience, the Performer, the Myth and the Sidekick – lecture, Faculty of Social Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań

Collaborations (Choreography, Dramaturgy, Performance, Co-creation)
2022 MULundMAT - by Peter Kozek & Thomas Hörl, video choreography & performance, Reaktor, Vienna
2020 That Rant and Rave – by Deborah Hazler, dramaturgy, brut @ V°T//Volx, Vienna
2019 Habitat – by Doris Uhlich, choreog. realisation, Halle E / Tanzquartier, Vienna
2018 Something for the Heart – by Deborah Hazler & Macarena Campbell, dramaturgy, Tanzquartier, Vienna
2017 Habitat – by Doris Uhlich, performance, Donaufestival, Krems
2016/17 Das goldene Vlies – Dir. Alia Luque, choreography & performance, Landestheater Niederösterreich, St. Pölten
2016 The Inefficient Body - Anti-Capitalist Strategy: A Symposium – by Deborah Hazler, dramaturgy, WUK, Vienna
2015 More Than Naked – by Doris Uhlich, performance, CNDB, Bucharest
2015 Cruel Expectations – by Deborah Hazler and Milan Loviška, performance, WUK, Vienna
2015 Mechanisms of Happiness – by Anna Vasof, performance, Sammlung Lenikus Studios, Vienna
2014 100 pas presque – by Taoufiq Izeddiou/Cie. Anania, performance, Tanzquartier, Vienna
2014 Cruel Expectations – by Deborah Hazler and Milan Loviška, work-in-progress, Judson Church, NYC; performance, WUK, Vienna
2014 More Than Naked – by Doris Uhlich, performance, WUK, Vienna; Mousonturm, Frankfurt; MDT, Stockholm; 4+4 Days Festival, Prague; PifT Festival, Freiburg ; NEXT Festival, Kortrijk
2014 The Dance I Don’t Want to Remember – by Oleg Soulimenko, performance, Tanzquartier, Vienna
2013 More Than Naked – by Doris Uhlich, performance, Impulstanz Festival, Vienna
2013 Anthropology of Man – by Deborah Hazler, Vogue choreography, Imagetanz, Brut Konzerthaus, Vienna
2012 The Show Must Go On – by Jérôme Bel, performance, Tanzquartier, Vienna
2010 Do Not Close – by Kristína Liška-Boková, performance, Theatre NOD, Prague
2009/10 Itinerancy in Branches – by Lenka Tretiagová & Ondřej Lipovský, performance, Theatre Ponec, Prague; Studio Alta, Prague; Ecotechnical Museum, Prague; Kolínský memorial Festival, Kolín
2009 Hard Boiled or Soft Boiled – by Lenka Bartůňková, performance, TNT Festival, Terrassa
2009 Dance to Meet You (experiment nr. 2) – by Ester Forment, performance, MeetFactory, Prague
2007 Sex Me Not – by Aitana Cordero, performance, De Melkweg Theatre, Amsterdam; Unidanza Festival, Madrid
2007 Radiation – by Romana Schmalisch, performance, STUK, Löeven
2007 The other – by Ján Mančuška, NOD, Prague; performance for a documentary of Czech Television
2006 Fragile – by Ai Koyama, performance, Muidepoort Theatre, Amsterdam

Publications / Catalogues
#JapanRevisited202x: THEN-NOW-AFTER. Tokyo: Austrian Cultural Forum, 2021, ISBN 978-4-9911767-0-8.
Main Tenant: Blitz Residency Programme 2016-2018. Valletta: Blitz, 2018, ISBN 978-99957-1-423-9.
Loviška, M., Krause, O., Griwodz, C., Schiele, G., Engelbrecht, H.A. (2017). Third Life Project. In: J. Weijdom, Mixed Reality and the Theatre of the Future, IETM Fresh Perspectives, Vol. 6, p. 41-47, ISBN 978-2-930897-13-4.
Loviška, M., Krause, O., Engelbrecht, H. A., Nel, J. B., Schiele, G., Burger, A., Schmeißer, S., Cichiwskyj, C., Calvet, L., Griwodz, C., Halvorsen, P. (2016, May 10-13). Immersed Gaming in Minecraft. In: Proceedings of the ACM Multimedia Systems 2016 Conference (MMSys '16), Klagenfurt, Austria.
Sunkovsky, B. (Ed.).Inszenierte Projekte. Vienna: University of Applied Arts, 2013, ISBN 978-3-9503141-8-2.