Concert: Caetano, Eitan Efrat and Ben Russell - Là

Sirah Foighel Brutmann and Eitan Efrat Tristrams Starling on a ruin near the Dead Sea Courtesy of the artists

On Saturday 8 June, more music will resound in 'Là' by Sirah Foighel Brutmann and Eitan Efrat. Enjoy a musical dialogue in one of the exhibition halls.

20240405 SMAK Opening c Martin Corlazzoli COR03251

The artists and filmmakers Caetano and Ben Russell were invited by Eitan Efrat to play music together in the context of Sirah Foighel Brutmann and Eitan Efrat’s exhibition . During this improvised live set, Ben plays modular synthesizer and Caetano plays percussion, flutes and synthesizer, while Eitan plays on drum set. They engage in a dialogue with the exhibition through sonic experimentation, convening for the second time after their performance as part of Pôgrama Mbacarás, a series of sound experiments resulting from bringing two people to play together at the cave of Morcego, in studio space of Caetano in Marseille.

Sonic experiments guaranteed!

  • Saturday 8.Jun.2024 from 15:00 to 16:30
  • S.M.A.K., first floor, room 4 in the exhibition
  • The event is accessible with an entrance ticket

Biography Caetano

Aka ehCaetano aka Caetano Macaco aka Caetano Maacumba. Diving in from a pan dimensional shutter through Caetano's body will be the energy of chaotic experimentation with no ties to logic. Their physical body was born in 1980 and has been involved with physical computing, developing Radical Software for people's body awareness. In 2009 he worked with The Pirate Bay in an attempt to free the Internet from it's doomed reality. He prefers to work as a collaborator and his work (solo or not) has been presented at Kunstenfestivaldesarts, EMAF, Mucem, Central Fies, la Friche la Belle de Mai.

Biography Ben Russell

Ben Russell (1976) is an American artist, performer and curator whose work lies at the intersection of ethnography and psychedelia. Russell was an exhibiting artist at documenta 14 (2017) and his work has been presented at the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Modern, the Museum of Modern Art Chicago, the Venice Film Festival and the Berlinale, among others. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (2008), a FIPRESCI International Critics Prize (IFFR 2010, Gijón 2017), and the Encounters Grand Prize at the Berlinale Film Festival (2024). He is currently based in Marseille, France.

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