Lukas Karvelis, lithuanian dancer, was nominated for Piket Art Prize (The Hague, Netherlands).
The Piket Art Prizes were founded in the autumn of 2014. The Prizes are intended for promising young artists in each of these disciplines (painting, theatre, dance). The conditions that apply are simple: the artist must not be older than thirty and have a connection to The Hague, either because the artist has flourished there or has come to fruition in The Hague, or because the artist and his/her work provides a stimulating contribution to the local cultural environment.
Lukas Karvelis (Lithuania) worked with well known choreographers such as Marina Mascarell, Jiri Kylian, Antonin Comestaz, Alleyne Dance, Cayetano Soto. He studied at M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts and Codarts Rotterdam – University for the Arts. 2015-2018 residence choreographer at Performance Bar in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In 2017 he got a scholarship from Jiri Kylian foundation. The same year he participated in AI17 Dance Festival in Toronto, Canada. Collaboration with designer Youjia Jin in Paris fashion week 2017.
Lukas Karvelis, “Blank Spots”. By Vojtěch Brtnický
In 2018 he got the 2nd prize and a video prize in “22nd Internationales Solo – Tanz Festival Stuttgart”. The same year he was performing in Lucky Trimmer Festival in Mainz, Germany and Bern Tanz platform in Switzerland. Last spring he went to New York to an exchange program with Alvin Ailey School. His solo Blank Spots toured in Germany, The Netherlands and Brazil in 2018 – 2019.