The Public Secrets photo book is a collection of urban experiences. The geography of these experiences spans both the city’s nightlife (as well as what’s left behind the scenes) and private spaces which provoke and, often, dictate specific actions. The city is a setting that produces situations, in which one can participate and, by participating, change the contours of this space, at least in the sense of perception and seeing.

The author captures the environment (the city and its people) in a distinctive manner that is intimate, subjective and minimal. These are poignant sensations, charismatic characters, public stories and private truths. Yet the photographer never violates privacy, as, while being a participant and witness of events, he focuses on eloquent details of the situation. Vivid shots become an individual phenomenological study comprising scenes from the backstage of culture and everyday life, which are as crucial for getting a comprehensive and genuine view of the city as is its official, façade image.

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Edited by Visvaldas Morkevičius and Aušra Trakšelytė. Words by Stefanija Jokšytė (page 96). Designed by Tom Mrazauskas. Duotone and colour separations by Raimundas Austinskas. The paper is 285 g/m2 Fedrigoni Woodstock Blu Intenso and 150 g/m2 Lessebo Design Smooth Natural. 32 x 22.5cm / 96 pages. Printed and bound by Kopa, Kaunas.

Self-published in 2015. ISBN 978-609-408-773-8. © Visvaldas Morkevičius, 2015. This publication was made possible through the support of Deividas Soloveičik, Simona & Valdas Petreikis.

"Public Secrets" was awarded with 1st prize of Kaunas Photo Festival portfolio reviews.
Interview about me and "Public Secrets" for OST SEE magazine

Tipi-Bookshop, Brussels
Archive Kabinett, Berlin
Motto, Berlin
Ti Pi Tin, London
Einer Books, Oslo
Kaunas Gallery, Kaunas
Ofr., Paris
Prospekto galerija, Vilnius
Užupio keturiolika, Vilnius
FRENDO. Bookshop of ideas, Vilnius
Humanitas, Vilnius
Mint Vinetu, Vilnius

November 11-14th @ Polycopies, BOOK SIGNING 12th 19:00, Paris
November 4th @ ARÖK photo club, Vilnius
September 18-20th @ Unseen photo fair, Amsterdam (Tipi-Bookshop)
September 17th @ Arts printing house, Vilnius (Book launch and exhibition)
September 11-13th @ Wiels Art Book Fair, Brussels (Tipi-bookshop)
September 8th @ Motto, Berlin (Book launch)

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All pictures from book is available in prints. ( Giclée prints, edition of 15 (per life, doesn't matter what kind of size) Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308 g paper, signed). In pictures of exhibition you see 100x70cm, framed prints. for more information please get in touch personally by email