Lithuanian born body artist Vilija Vitkute

Lithuanian born body artist Vilija Vitkute

Vilija Vitkute ART : Artist, film director, body artist, photographer, explorer that travels and creates around the world. Vilija Vitkute is a visual artist from Lithuania now living in Sweden.

Lithuanian born body artist Vilija Vitkute takes you behind the scenes ‘the making of’ Living With It’ an art/dance film made in Iceland.

“In July 2014 two artist came up with idea to make this film to happen . The director/Editor/body-painter & photographer – Vilija Vitkute & dancer,actress, choreographer – Erika O´Neill gathered a team to make a journey into the wilderness of Iceland. Idea to make an art-movie combining the two artists styles had been spawned, the setting was decided upon and nothing would stop them from reaching their goal. Not even really bad weather !

Erika has been dancing around the Iceland during the whole week & Vilija has been directing the film & painting dancer while she was sleeping all week long .With a massage of freedome we went with the team across icy glaciers, through damp caverns and up on the ridge of volcanos – defying the harsh landscapes that is Iceland, to bring life into the idea that was to become “Living With It”.

‘Making of’ Living With It’  (‘Living With It’ was released in Jan 2015)

Erika has been dancing around the Iceland during the whole week & Vilija has been directing the film & painting dancer while she was sleeping all week long .With a massage of freedome we went with the team across icy glaciers, through damp caverns and up on the ridge of volcanos – defying the harsh landscapes that is Iceland, to bring life into the idea that was to become “Living With It”.

‘Making of’ Living With It’  (‘Living With It’ will be released in Jan 2015)

Her latest film, masterpiece “Long Winter” created together with Running Rivers (artist colective team started by Vilija Vitkute in 2014) will be released in 2017 September end.Here are Vilijas latest creations made in north of Sweden, Norway, California, Morroco and other countries.

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“Winter”

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2016 Sweden

“Autumn”

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2016 Sweden

“Winter”

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2016 Sweden
Model – Leire Mesa

“North Lights”

By Vilija Vitkute ART
Lofoten/ Arctic cirle
2017

“North Lights”

By Vilija Vitkute ART
Lofoten/ Arctic cirle
2017

“North Lights”

By Vilija Vitkute ART
Lofoten/ Arctic cirle
2017

“Winter landscape”

By Running Rivers
Bodypaint / Photography – Vilija Vitkutė
Visuals: Rasmus Lilliestierna David Carvajal Emi Stahl Niko Niko
From “Long Winter” film
Models: Axel Ahl & Dea Lundström

“waterfalls”

By Running Rivers
Bodypaint / Photography – Vilija Vitkutė
Visuals: Rasmus Lilliestierna David Carvajal Emi Stahl Niko Niko
From “Long Winter” film

” what do you run for”

Art project ” what do you run for” by Vilija Vitkute and Adam Alexander Johansson — in Sequoia National Park, California.

” what do you run for”

Art project ” what do you run for” by Vilija Vitkute and Adam Alexander Johansson – Yosemeti National Park California, US.

“women and a horse”

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2016 Sweden

“Autumn”

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2016 Sweden

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2015 Morocco

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2015 Morocco

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2015 Morocco

“Water”

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2016 Abisko Sweden

“Fire”

Bodypaint, photography – Vilija Vitkute ART 2016 Abisko Sweden

”Elements”

”Elements” is a project by four artists within dance, body art, music and film. It is an exploration in how these artforms interact with each other and how they together create an artistic interpretation of the song “Lever Igen” by Amerika. Focusing on the synergy between the artforms, all the ideas and decisions have been made together from start to finish.

“Some Kind Of Hell”

“Some Kind of Hell” by Hanna Turi, featuring bodypainting from the artist Vilija Vitkuté.

“Ei Boy Nakam” by Gee Dixon & Moms, featuring bodypainting from the artist Vilija Vitkuté. source: Bored Panda