Caterpillar Suit by Lina Ramona Vitkauskas

A 2020 videopoem by Lina Ramona Vitkauskas, not shared here till now due to an almost criminal oversight, considering how good it is. In 2021 it was a finalist at the 9th International Video Poetry Festival in Greece and the International Migration & Environmental Film Festival in Canada. Vitkauskas notes that it was

Inspired by Latvian artist, Elina Krima + sculpture artist Walter Oltmann.

First cinepoem of 2020 explores what it means to wear the suits of natural instinct, moving through familial separations (especially in light of children being cruelly separated from parents in US). This is perhaps the tip of fear we collectively recycle for the coming decade.

We’ve shared some of her other work over the years, but do explore Vitkausas’s Vimeo page for much more.

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