Vaitiekūnas Vilius

Vilius Vaitiekūnas is a creator and educator of various cultural activities and formats. In 2018, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Minerva Academy in The Netherlands, and completed a pre-graduate programme in Art and Cognitive Science at the University of Groningen. Vaitiekūnas is an alumnus of Rupert Alternative Education (2021) and Inland Academy (2022), and is currently studying in the Master of Arts in Arts and Media programme at Aalto University, Helsinki. In 2019, together with his friends and colleagues, he founded Akee, a cultural and educational space in Aleknaičiai village, Pakruojis district, which connects visual art, dance and architecture creators. He has worked as a curator of education and community engagement activities at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, and assisted in the Children’s Forest Pavilion project at the Lithuanian National Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023. In 2024, Vaitiekūnas is the head of educational programmes at Stasys Museum and the curator of the Architecture Foundation’s project “Experiments Platform”.