- World Bodypainting champion -
- Dalarnas Art Culture Prize ( Sweden) 2015
- Music video of the year ( Dalecarlia music awards) 2015
Image: Olle Lundin / Model: Karin Park /Paper art and faceprinting : Vilija Vitkute
VV Art works
The Memory Of Water
Camouflage bodypainting and photography calendar made by artist Vilija Vitkute.
These artworks were created in the Arctic: Norway, Lofoten Islands and North of Sweden, Abisko for Vilija’s solo project "The Landscapes Within”, “The Memory Of Water” project in collaboration with choreographer Małgosia Suś and "Living Landscapes” project with composer Tine Surel Lange.
These images were created between 2016 and 2020 to raise awareness about the environment and nature.
The calendars are available in large 30x40 and smaller 20x30 sizes in English, Swedish and Norwegian calendar days. They are printed in high quality on matt think paper and shipped world wide. As well we have in our new online store posters and postcards.
Project funder, leader, art director, producer and artist
- Visual artist, bodypainter, creative and visual
director ,producer, photographer from Lithuania living in
in Sweden since 2010 and in Italy since 2019.
Vilijas art speaks mostly about human nature. She believes that artist are a crucial voice in discussing climate change and human impact. Vilija’s passion for art comes from nature,
music, people and stories. She works about human body,
environment, equal rights, climate change. Her body-painting is special because she creates it with organic paper art designs, she paints people blending into surroundings, she also uses body-painting to express the culture, the body movement.
She have created in different places in the world, from the mountains in Morocco tothe barren landscapes of Arctic circle. Her art and videos won
prizes in Sweden and worldwide. She have been performing and
exhibiting in Venice Biannalle 2015, Avesta Art, BOOM festival,
Amsterdam International Art Fair, Falun Magazinet, Peace &
Love festival, AgitAgueda 2017 & 2018, Menuo Juodaragis in
Lithuania. She won 1st place in the World Bodypainting chiampionship 2019 in Special effects and other categories 4,5 and 6 places since 2015 in Austria. Her latest camouflage
bodyainting series "The Landscapes Within" became well known
in World media. She is awarded artist in Sweden and Norway, she earn art culture price of the year in Sweden and won best music video of the year in 2015.
Vilija have lived in Sweden more then 10 years, few years in Arctic, spend creation time in Amsterdam, California, Austria, Portugal and Iceland. She is traveling around the world by working as a professional artist and also working together with artist/ bopdypainter- Johannes Stoetter on world known TV shows and venues. Since 2017 she started work and collaboration with choreographer Malgorzata Sus and Musician Andrius Mamontovas, where they created few different art, video and performance projects, today they are creating the grand project called "The Memory Of Water".