Kristian Lukić (1974) is a curator, theorist, artist based in Bratislava. He graduated from Art history at Belgrade University of Arts, and received MA in Theory of Art and Media from Belgrade University of Arts (thesis on "Commodified Play"). He is curator for media practice in Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina in Novi Sad. He is also a co-founder of Institute for Flexible Cultures and Technologies - Napon, Novi Sad. From 2001 to 2006 he was program manager in New Media Center - kuda.org. In 2002 he co-founded Eastwood - Real Time Strategy Group, a group dealing with technology and play by developing and modifying computer games.
He curated and organized several exhibitions and conferences such as Play Cultures in 2007 (about game culture and politics of play), Territories & Resources in 2008 about web 2.0 and social networks phenomena, Wealth of Nations about the world of finances in 2009 in Novi Sad and in Bristol in 2010, and Autonomije in 2013 in Novi Sad. Together with Gordana Nikolić in 2010 he co-organised the conference Art Work. Accumulation and Availability.
Within kuda.org, he co-curated exhibitions and managed numerous projects such as World-Information.Org, exhibitions in collaboration with Public Netbase in Novi Sad and Belgrade in 2003; and Media Ontology, part of the On Difference project in Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart in 2005. He wrote for numerous media art and culture magazines such as Inter-Society for Electronic Arts (ISEA) Newsletter, Sarai Reader, kuda.read publications, Republika magazine to name a few.
He taught at Parsons School for Design, Department of Design and Technology, New York, USA; Foundation for Art and Creative Technology Liverpool, Media Center Lume - University of Art and Design Helsinki; Ars Electronica festival, Linz, Austria; Werkleitz Biennial, Halle an der Salle, Germany, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands.