Vitalijus Strigunkovas

Vitalij Strigunkov is a visual artist born in 1990 in Vilnius, Lithuania, where he continues to live and work. He studied at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and received his B.F.A and M.F.A. from Vilnius Academy of Arts. Since few years artist’s work has been the subject for exhibitions, in 2015 he was invited to take a part in XII Baltic triennial held by Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) in Vilnius, same year artist was selected to take part in educational program at Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella, Italy. Originally trained as a painter, artist combines different media, often incorporating found images and stories, actions, drawings, paintings, videos and installations. In his works, artist explores the economy of symbolic capital and at the time confronts it with cultural, social and political concerns.