Lukas Brasiskis
Film and media researcher and curator (LT)

Lukas Brasiskis is a film and media researcher and curator, currently a PhD candidate at New York University in the Department of Cinema Studies. He is an adjunct professor at NYU and Brooklyn College/CUNY. Brasiskis’ interests include eco-media, creative documentary, politics and aesthetics of the world cinema, and intersections between moving-image cultures and the contemporary art world. His texts have been published in both academic and non-academic media, and he has curated a number of screening programs, including Ecology After Nature (e-flux, New York), From Matter to Data: Ecology of Infrastructures (with Inga Lace, MoMA, New York), Environmental Memories in East-Central European Art (Alternativa Film Festival, Belgrade), Landscape to be Experienced and to be Read: Time, Ecology, Politics on the work of filmmaker James Benning (CAC, Vilnius), Mermaid with The Movie Camera (Spectacle Theater, New York), a program of experimental films Human, Material, Machine (with Leo Goldsmith, CAC, Vilnius), Baltic Poetic Documentary as Ethnographic Cinema (NYU, New York), Welcome to the Anthropocene (CCAMP, Lithuania), among others.