Lilo Viehweg is a designer, researcher, lecturer and curator. In her works she investigates cultural knowledge and social processes between humans and non-humans. Since her studies at the University of Art and Design Halle and the University of the Arts Berlin, where she graduated in 2013, she has been active in various cultural fields. As a research associate at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation from 2016 to 2018, she investigated material knowledge through design processes together with research partners like the Weißensee Academy of Arts Berlin, the Material Archive Switzerland and the Fraunhofer Institute. Lilo Viehweg teaches design methods between theory and practice at various art and design schools in Germany and Switzerland, curates exhibitions and designs participative mediation tools between diverse actors.

Workshops, Lectures, Talks

2019
Guest Lecturer / COOP Design Research / Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE

2018
Talk "Material as Experiment" together with Julia Wolf / dgtf conference / Academy of Design Karlsruhe, DE
Workshop "transdisciplinary futures" / Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE
Guest Lecturer "Material as Experiment" / Interaction Design / Zurich University of the Arts, CH
Talk and Workshop / Deposium Conference / Banská Štiavnica, SVK
Workshop "sensing materials lab" together with Julia Wolf / Werkbund Archive - Museum of Things / Berlin, DE
Talk "Designerly Ways of Doing" together with Julia Wolf and Lapatsch|Unger / Leopoldina Academy of Sciences, Halle, DE

2017
Symposium "Material as Experiment" host together with Julia Wolf and Veronika Aumann / Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE
Talk "communication in transdisciplinary projects" / Deutscher Museumsbund / Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE
Guest Lecturer "Material Utopia" / Anhalt University of Applied Sciences / Dessau, DE
Guest Lecturer / COOP Design Research / Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE
Guest Lecturer / Reiseuni_lab / Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE
Talk "smart materials satellites" / SYN Award / Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, DE

2016
Talk "TABU" / dgtf conference / Anhalt University of Applied Sciences / Dessau, DE

2015
Guest Lecturer "objects and moving images"/ Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, DE

Selected Exhibitions (Collaborative Curation)

2019
"Forschungswerkstatt" / Technology Collections Dresden, DE

2018
"material as experiment" / Material Archive at Zurich University of the Arts, CH
"smart materials satellites" / Ecsite / Geneva, CH
"Forschungswerkstatt" / Technology Collections Dresden, DE
"sensing materials lab" / Werkbund Archive - Museum of Things / Berlin, DE

2017
"material as experiment" / Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE

Selected Screenings, Exhibitions (Participant), Awards

2018
Cellu L'Art Filmfestival / Jena, DE

2016
"Growing Limitations" curated by Studio Quei / Goethe Institute Libanon / Design Week Beirut, LBN
New Year's Reception Film Association Saxony e.V. / Dresden, DE

2015
Winner Newcomer Award / Film Association Saxony e.V., DE
Flimmerzimmer 365° Filmfestival / Berlin, DE
20min|max Filmfestival / Ingolstadt, DE
Cellu L'Art Filmfestival / Jena, DE
Kurzsuechtig Filmfestival / Leipzig, DE
Kahla Porzellan / Ambiente / Frankfurt a.M., DE
UDK Design Graduates at IMM Cologne / Köln, DE

2014
Flimmerzimmer / Creative Office e.V. / Berlin, DE
UDK Design Graduates / UDK / Berlin, DE
Backup Filmfestival / Weimar, DE
Nomination Backup Filmfestival Award / Weimar, DE
Genrenale Filmfestival / Kino Babylon / Berlin, DE

2013
"Moritz Winnebrock" / Kino Krokodil / Berlin, DE

2012
"Lynch by Inch" curated by Alexandra von Stosch / Galerie „L40“ / Berlin, DE
"Do Good!" / DMY Satellites / Designtransfer / Berlin, DE
"Objects & Filmlets" curated by Frieda Bellmann / Galerie „bauer&ewald“ / Berlin, DE

2010
"DMY Snapshots" / Designtransfer / Berlin, DE

Publications

2017
"What is Meant Here by Smart?" Bauhaus Magazin 9 - Substance / Spector Books Leipzig
2014
"Tabu" UDK Design Graduates Catalogue / University of Arts Berlin
2012
"Do Good" designtransfer Rückblick 2008-2012 / University of Arts Berlin

Education and Academic Research

2016-2018 Research Associate at Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, DE
2008-2013 Industrial Design / University of the Arts Berlin, DE
2012 Cultural Studies (guest) / Humboldt University Berlin, DE
2005-2008 Industrial Design / Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, DE