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 produced by Auguste Orts and Argos (BE) and distributed by EYE institute (NL); shown at filmfestivals as IDFA and Rotterdam Film Festival (NL); Courtisane (BE); New Horizons (PL); on television (Arte) and in exhibitions at STUK (BE); EMAF (DE) and The Petah-Tikva Museum for Contemporary Arts (IL). Their work have won prizes in IMAGES (CA) and Oberhausen Film Festival (DE).
Coming from different educational backgrounds – Sirah studied at P.A.R.T.S (Performing Arts Research and Training Studios), Brussels and and Eitan studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam – their work has been challenging the performative aspects of the moving image. In their latest film Printed Matter and their upcoming installation Journal they question the spatial and durational potentialities of reading photographs that carry a common visual language and historical narratives.