Visvaldas Morkevičius (b. 1990, lives and works in Berlin) is a Lithuanian photographer and media artist whose work situates itself in between fashion, documentary and artistic fields. His minimalistic visual regard holds interest in subcultural scenes, bodily identities and urban lifestyles.

 

At 2007 started to work as assistant for commercial photographer in Vilnius, after one year went to Paris to document painter Cedric Lollia works and his life, from then till now mostly working in fashion and advertisement industries, collaborating with other artists as a photographer: Dazed digital, i-D online, i-D Germany, NEON magazin, Nido, Future Music magazine, Citizens of humanity magazine, Kritika Artzine, Intelligent Life, L’OFFICIEL Lithuania, Užupio keturiolika, D.efect , secretthirteen.org, xlr8, Mother Eleganza, Sodai record lable, NWind.

 

Exibitions:

2017 "My story" Pamenkalnio gallery, group exhibition, Vilnius

2016 "Public Secrets" Pamenkalnio gallery, Solo exhibition, Vilnius

2016 "INTIMACY / IDENTITY / CONTEMPORARY REALITIES", group exhibition, Paris

2016 "Public Secrets" Panke, solo exhibition, Berlin

2015 Part of "Public Secrets", Vondelkerk, group exhibition, Amsterdam

2015 "Public Secrets" Arts printing House, solo exhibition, Vilnius

2015 “550” gallery “Vartai” Vilnius, group exhibition

2011 “Moterys prieš smurtą” exibition, co-author

2010 Lithuanian Press Photo, group exhibition

2008 “Susipažinkime”, group exhibition

 

Lectures:

2016 39th photographers seminar "Nida 2016"

2015 "ARÖK" photoklub

2013 “5/5/Junior”

2012 “SNAP” photo conference

 

 

Awards/Grants:

2016 Granted the status of an artist.

2016 Awarded as publisher by Lithuanian Culture Ministry at Book art contest 2015 for most beautiful book (Public Secrets) @ Artistic and documentary photography publications theme.

2015 1st place winner of "Kaunas Photo Festival" portfolio reviews

2015 Lithuanian Council for Culture, Artist scholarship

2014 – 2016 Residency at “Art printing house”

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