Vilija Vitkuté, A Bodypainter: Short Film by Simon Bo Silverdahl

Simon Bo Silverdahl is a Swedish photographer and filmmaker.


In this short film, an artist Vilija Vitkuté takes you for a walk in Åre - North of Sweden and tells part of her story, her relationship to nature, art and dreams.

It's a short story about young Lithuanian female born right after Lithuania got independence from the Soviet Union. She has been brought up as an educated artist in art school in Klaipeda since she was a little kid. Vilija Vitkute always finds her escape in art and nature specially during tough times, her illness and family crises. In 2010 she immigrated to Sweden and found herself as a bodypainter, became an independent and successful artist, director and photographer.