Felix Lenz — About

Felix Lenz

Felix Lenz

Felix is a research-led artist, designer and filmmaker based in Vienna.
His analytic investigations in geopolitical, ecological and technological matters translate in meticulous visual outcomes, installations and strategies.

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Felix Lenz's video works and installations have been exhibited at various international museums, festivals and biennials including the Beijing Art and Technology Biennale, Ars Electronica Festival, Digital Art Festival Zurich, European Forum Alpbach, Biennale Warszawa, the Istanbul Design Biennale, the Vienna Biennale and the London Design Biennale and are part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Applied Arts Vienna. His works were awarded an honorable mention from the UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, were nominated for the STARTS prize and received an honorary mention at Prix Ars Electronica. Lenz’ works have been profiled in the New York Times and various other journals.

Besides his independent practice he worked at the renowned design studios »Formafantasma« in Amsterdam and »Studio Folder« in Milan. He also worked as guest-researcher and -lecturer at Humboldt University's Cluster of Excellence »Matters of Activity« in Berlin and was invited for guest-lectures at the Royal College of Art London, the Design Academy Eindhoven and the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Lenz was a residing artist at the Viennese artist space »Never at Home« and currently finishes his masters in »Design Investigations« at the University of Applied Arts Vienna.

For further insights into my practice see my interview with Bohema Magazine [article in German].


Awards, Talks & Teaching



  • Where is My Friend's Home [upcoming]Hyundai Motor Studio BusanBusan, South Korea, 2023
  • Solar Protocol online exhibitionsolarprotocol.netOnline, 2023
  • Night ShiftRed Carpet Art Award, Altes LandgutVienna, 2023
  • Beijing Art and Technology BiennaleCAFA Art MuseumBeijing, 2022
  • Vienna Design WeekDesign in GesellschaftVienna, 2022
  • ReiseBüro – The ism in TourismQuartier am HafenCologne, 2022
  • Biennale WarszawaWarsaw, 2022
  • Young Curators Club – ProjectionNever at HomeVienna, 2022
  • Paadmaan Video EventPaadmaan art spaceTehran, 2021
  • DA-Z, Digital Art FestivalKunstraum WalcheturmZurich, 2021
  • Stretching Materialities – Hidden Activities in Objects and SpacesVeterinary Anatomy TheaterBerlin, 2021
  • Ars Electronica Festival – Cyber ArtsOffenes KulturhausLinz, 2021
  • Angewandte Festival 21University of Applied ArtsVienna, 2021
  • Futuring PeaceUN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs & the Design Futures InitiativeOnline, 2020
  • Vienna Design WeekVienna, 2020
  • European Forum AlpbachOnline, 2020
  • Ars Electronica Festival – In Kepler’s GardenJKULinz, 2020
  • Perspektiven AtterseeAttersee am Attersee, 2020
  • Angewandte Festival 20University of Applied ArtsVienna, 2020
  • MAK Design Lab [permanent collection]Museum of Applied ArtsVienna, 2019
  • Angewandte Festival 19University of Applied ArtsVienna, 2019
  • 4th Istanbul Design Biennial – A School of SchoolsYapi Kredi Culture CenterIstanbul, 2018
  • London Design Biennale – Emotional States [representative studio for Austria]Somerset HouseLondon 2018
  • Vienna Biennale – Robots. Work. Our FutureMuseum of Applied ArtsVienna, 2017
  • Angewandte Innovation LaboratoryVienna, 2017
  • MyData ConferenceTallinn & Helsinki, 2017
  • PrivacyWeek ViennaVienna, 2017


Selected Press