Sirah Foighel Brutmann and Eitan Efrat are part of the artist-run collective Messidor together with Pieter Geenen and Meggy Rustamova.
Sirah and Eitan (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.
Sirah and Eitan's practice focuses on the performative aspects of the moving image. In their work they aim to mark the spatial and durational potentialities of reading of images – moving or still; the relations between spectatorship and history; the temporality of narratives and memory and the material surfaces of image production.
Their works have been shown in duo exhibitions in Kunsthalle Basel (CH), Argos (BE) and CAC Delme (FR); at group exhibitions in Argos, Brussels (BE); Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Humburg (DE); Portikus, Frankfurt (DE); Museumcultuur Strombeek (BE); Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl (DE) Jeu de Paume, Paris (FR) and STUK, Leuven (BE. In film festivals such as EMAF, Osnabrück DE; Atonal, Berlin DE; Doc Lisboa PL; Underdox Munich DE; Oberhausen Film Festival, DE; Les Rencontres International, Paris and Berlin; IDFA, Amsterdam NL; New Horizons, Wroclaw PL; Oberhausen Film Festival, DE; Kasseler Dokfest, Kassel, DE; Rotterdam Film Festival, NL; Media City, Windsor, CA; Images, Toronto CA; Planstik, Dublin IE; November Film Festival, London UK; Visite, Antwerp BE; Bratislava Film Festival SK; 25FPS Zagreb HR.
Sirah and Eitan are currently teaching at ERG, Brussels.
- Louis Pasteurlaan 2, 9000 Gent, free