Keren Cytter | the artist




The artist Keren Cytter
Born 1977, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Lives and works in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Venice Biennale,


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The Victim (excerpt), 2006, Video DVD 5 min.
Keren Cytter talks to Alexander Kennedy about her new work on show at the Edinburgh’s Collective Gallery.
Keren Cytter tells stories that are both commonplace and absurd, that form a balancing act between the comical, the grotesque, and the tragic while at the same time commenting on the medium film itself…
Die israelische Künstlerin Keren Cytter (geboren 1977 in Tel Aviv, lebt und arbeitet in Amsterdam) erzählt Geschichten. Sie tut dies in Form von experimentellem Kino, das aus einer Vielzahl spannender Genres schöpft, vom Film Noir über den fiktiven Dokumentarfilm bis hin zum puren Cinema Verité. Es sind Kurzgeschichten, in denen das Alltägliche mit dem Mysteriösen kollidiert…
Cytter’s worlds infinitely unfold as one may wander through the pages of Julio Cortázar’s work.  The complex branching of his stories is a primary inspiration for her open-ended non-linear approach to video…


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