Lina Lapelitė rehearsing with the choir at LCMF 2019. Photo: Yiannis Katsaris
Lina Lapelytė (b.1984, based in Vilnius and London) is an artist, musician and composer. Her performance-based practice is rooted in music and flirts with pop culture, gender stereotypes and nostalgia. Lapelytė’s works were presented at KIM? in Riga, Rupert in Vilnius (solo exhibition), gallery 1857 in Oslo, the Modern Art Museum in Malmo, MACBA in Barcelona, DRAF in London. Upcoming shows include Cartier Foundation in Paris, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Kunsthalle Praha.
In May 2019, Sun & Sea, Lina Lapelytė’s collaboration with Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė and Vaiva Grainytė for the Lithuanian pavilion at the 58th Venice Art Biennale, was awarded the Golden Lion for the best national participation. Lina has pcoming shows include Cartier Foundation in Paris, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Kunsthalle Praha.