Lucia Mendelova


born in Bratislava, Slovakia, lives and works in Bremen

2001 - 2006

studies of Philosophy at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

2006 - 2013

doctorate in Philosophy at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

2008 - 2009

graduate research at the  'Zentrum Gender Studies' Universität Bremen

2009 - 2013

studies of Integrated Design at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen (HfK) and the HSLU Lucerne, Switzerland

2013 - 2017

masters program of Digital Media at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen

Grants and Awards


University Award for Digital Media for the work 'Nice Nice Very Nice'

2012 - 2013

Artist in residence at 'Gelbes Haus' Lucerne, Switzerland


scholarship of the European Association of Animation

Solo Exhibitions


CafeTERRORia – satellite exhibition within the Fumetto Comix Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland

Group Exhibitions


Metaphors for Immersive Software Visualisation – Handelskammer Hamburg


Metaphors for Immersive Software Visualisation – VR Scientific Festival at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden


CYBER ISLAND – One-Night Art Show, Halle


Nice Nice Very Nice – GENERATE! Festival for Electronic Arts, Tübingen


As If – Office Gallery in Bremen


YOU DON'T DREAM ABOUT THE INTERNET – Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin


WONDERFUEL ZEROMONEY – Gelbes Haus, Lucerne, Switzerland


I've got the Power – exhibition project in the Kunstraum Teiggi, Gelbes Haus, Lucerne, Switzerland


Un/möglich. Kreuz und Queer. 
–  Galerie Herold, Bremen



European Media Art Festival: WYDSIWYG - What You Do Not See Is What You Get: Software in VR, Osnabrück


ArtCenter College of Design (USA): Guest speaker and mentor at Media Design Practices VR/AR Lab


ZKM Karlsruhe: Virtual Reality - Affects or Reflection? - Lecture at the Philosophy Symposium 'The Real of Reality' (with Tobias Matzner)


Chaos Computer Club Conference Hamburg: 'VR and Surveillance' Assembly Group lecture and discussion


Spectrum - Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum, Berlin: 'What Is it Like to Be a ... Lobster? 90s and the hidden side of virtual materiality'


Public Urban Lab Bremen: Zillion City - Visuelle Semiotik der Gouvernementalität


Kunsthalle Bratislava: 'Visual Semiotics of Governmentality: Art, politics and criticism'


since 2014

artistic direction at D.O.C.H.


co-founder of Kultur im Bunker e. V., Bremen