Visvaldas Morkevičius (b. 1990, lives and works in Berlin-Vilnius) 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.
2017 "Estonian photographic art fair 2017", Tallinn
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
2016 39th photographers seminar "Nida 2016"
2015 "ARÖK" photoklub
2012 “SNAP” photo conference
2017 One of Riga Photography Biennial nominees for Award 2018 Seeking the Latest in Photography.
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”
NOTES FROM ARCHIVES
GARDENS OF GOD
UZUPIO KETURIOLIKA SS17
GIRLS IN PARIS
UZUPIO KETURIOLIKA AW 16/17
LET IT GO