Limerick, Ireland

Eglė Budvytytė in collaboration with Marija Olšauskaitė and Julija Lukas Steponaitytė

Songs from the compost: mutating bodies, imploding stars.

A film shot in the forests and sand dunes around Nida Art Colony in Lithuania, featuring a cast of teenage dancers who wore costumes that have partly-decomposed. The performers enacted fleshy becomings and un-becomings in a series of choreographed rituals with the natural non-human world. Songs from the compost: mutating bodies, imploding stars was screened as part of EVA at Belltable programme on 28 October as part of the 40th EVA International closing weekend.

Eglė Budvytytė is a visual and performance artist who lives in Vilnius (LT) and Amsterdam (NL). Budvytyté has presented work at public arts institutions and galleries including Uppsala Art Museum, (SE), Whitechapel Gallery, London (UK) and the 59th Venice Biennale (IT).

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