Sirah Foighel Brutmann & Eitan Efrat
Sirah Foighel Brutmann and Eitan Efrat (both °1983 in Tel Aviv) have been working in collaboration for several years and are creating works in the Audiovisual field. Living and working in Brussels.
Their works have been shown at filmfestivals as IDFA and Rotterdam Film Festival (NL), Courtisane (BE), New Horizons (PL), on television (Arte) and in exhibitions at Kunsthalle Basel (CH), STUK (BE) and The Petah-Tikva Museum for Contemporary Arts (IL). Their works have won prizes in Images (CA) and Oberhausen Film Festival (DE). Sirah and Eitan presented their work as featured artists at the 59th Flaherty Film Seminar (US).
Coming from different educational backgrounds – Sirah studied at P.A.R.T.S (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios), Brussels and Eitan studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam – their work has been challenging the performative aspects of the moving image. In their film Printed Matter and their film/installation Journal they question the spatial and durational potentialities in the reading of photographs that carry a common visual language and historical narratives.