04.11.2021 - 18.12.2021

Solid Roof, Severe Weather

Solid Roof, Severe Weather will bring together artistic investigations of concepts of housing, architecture and urban planning under the impact of political-economic interests. Artists include Tekla Aslanishvili, Manu Luksch,  Shawn Maximo, Michael Simku, Colectivo Tercerunquinto as well as works by the co-curators Marlene Maier and Olena Newkryta.

16.09.2021 - 26.09.2021

Afrika Film Festival Köln 2021

I’m delighted to share the news that my short film ALGO-RHYTHM (AT/SEN/UK 2019) is part of the screening programme at Afrika Film Festival Köln 2021, Germany.

16.06.2021 - 31.12.2021

Predictive Cities – VR exhibition on Mozilla Hub

The Predictive Cities exhibition – sponsored by the BISR Urban Intersections Experimental Collective,  – is situated in the virtual space of a Mozilla Hubs VR chatroom. It contains two kinds of objects. First, memes that spawn a selection of Luksch’s artworks interrogating network urbanism and citizen agency, and second, spherical photographs of Songdo, South Korea, internationally famous as case study of […]



Urban Intersections Public Colloquium, Birkbeck – Predictive Cities

In this Public Colloquium (14:00-15:30) , Melissa Butcher, Sarah Keenan, Joel McKim and Scott Rodgers engage in a roundtable discussion with Manu Luksch about her VR Exhibition Predictive Cities. The live colloquium, hosted by the BISR Urban Intersections Experimental Collective at Birkbeck, University of London, will also be recorded and made available as a podcast. Book your place […]


Art as Data Activism. Organiser: DATACTIVE

Art as a form of political engagement is a proven formula, but what about art as a form of data activism? Can art help us better understand and question the politics of everyday data flows? With Karla Zavala, Adriaan Odendaal, Lonneke van der Velden, Manu Luksch 

03.06.2021 - 06.06.2021

5th Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival, UK

Short film ALGO-RHYTHM (2019 AT/SEN/UK) will compete for the Anchors Awards in the Shorts category in addition to the presentation as part of the Sub-Saharan Africa programme at 5th Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival, UK.


Vienna Shorts 2021: short film ALGO-RHYTHM

Short film ALGO-RHYTHM is part of Vienna Shorts 2021 programme Expedition: You Better Listen! Due to Covid19 restrictions, the festival will take place online.


Law Research Seminar Series – The Legal ‘Readymade’ and Other Terms of Art

The Centre for Law and the Humanities welcomes Artist in Residence, Manu Luksch for this online seminar. 12 May 13:00-14:00 Book your place – free and open to all Senegalese rappers, an Emirati blogger, and queen of the silver screen Tilda Swinton – these are just some of the voices that inhabit my works, which interrogate […]

09.05.2021 - 12.05.2021

THIS IS SHORT: New Point of View – European Online Competition

Short film CONTAGIOUS WHISPER (Scott Kildall and Manu Luksch) is selected for the programme New Point of View – European Online Competition, showing 23 films from 20 countries. The competition focuses on presentation in a digital context or an examination of online culture.  THIS IS SHORT  (1st April – 21st June 2021) is the joint […]

05.05.2021 - 11.06.2021

Austrian Film Month 2021, Manila, Philippines

The Austrian Embassy invites to the film month, an online programme, which will include short film ALGO-RHYTHM. Manu Luksch will participate at the Director’s Dialogue on 5th of June 2021.

09.02.2021 - 22.03.2021

e-flux Film & Video: True Fake: Artists’ Films Troubling the Real

Short film ALGO-RHYTHM (2019 AT/SEN/UK) will be part of the section Tracking the Coded Real: Data Analytics and Algorithmic Management, streaming from March 9 – March 22 2021. Curated by Lukas Brasiskis this five part program starting 9  Feb 2021 focuses on artist films and videos testing boundaries between facts and fiction, art and science, real and simulated, nature and […]

04.02.2021 - 04.03.2021

28th New York African Film Festival 2021

This year’s NYAFF will showcase ten features and 21 short films from Africa, Europe, North and South America. Watch ALGO-RHYTHM as part of the shorts programme City Dreams, and book your All-Access Pass here.


CODAME Art+Tech VR show, New Art City

San Francisco – based digital arts initiative CODAME is launching this online exhibition as part of their annual festival hosted at the VR exhibition rooms of New Art City. The works are available at the CODAME Shop as editions or merchandising – here’s a direct link to the items created by Manu. “CODAME collaborates with […]

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