Sabich

http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/1.%20Sabich.mp4 Shahar Markus’s works combine the mediums of performance, video and sculpture, and make use of organic, biodegradable materials. In this work, he documents the preparation of a gigantic portion of the Israeli street food …

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The curator

The Curator http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2.%20The%20curator.mp4 Structured like a Hollywood trailer with rhythmical editing and multiple effects, Shahar Marcus’s video piece depicts a curator’s “rise to power” with a measure of grotesqueness, sketching a map of the art …

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1,2,3 herring

http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/3.%201,2,3%20Herring.mp4 “1,2,3,Herring” “1,2,3,Herring” video work, naming after the famous children game, presents the artist playing in front of three cardboard figure, dressed in a gray uniform, which looks like a uniform of World War II …

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Homecoming artist

Homecoming artist http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/4.Homecoming%20artist.mp4 In the video work home coming artist you can see the artist Shahar Marcus driving with his parents in his hometown Petah Tikva which is a small city near Tel Aviv. During …

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Seeds

Seeds http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/5.%20Seeds.mp4 The work “Seeds” explores the phenomenon of the buried mines that exist in Israel and the world over, exposing how these areas still carry the consequence of the war within their soil while …

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Leap of faith

Leap of faith http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/6.%20Leap%20of%20faith.mp4 The video leap of faith starts with a shot of the artist wearing a suit, standing on the window’s edge, getting ready to make the leap of his life to the …

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Golda

Golda http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/7.%20Golda.mp4 In this video we see the artist dressed up as Golda Meir, The only female prime minister of Israel who was nominated in 1969. The Kitchen is a term used in Israeli politics to describe …

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Homecoming artist (Dresden)

Homecoming artist (Dresden) http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/8.%20Homecoming%20artist%20(Dresden).mp4 In the video homecoming artist the artist Shahar Marcus driving with two young models at the back seat at the heart of the city of Dresden in Germany. During the ride …

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King of Falafel

http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/9.%20King%20of%20Falafel.mp4 King of Falafel The work “King of Falafel” is a continuation of Shahar Marcus’s video works that deal with Israeli cultural symbols, manifested by various food rituals. The current work takes place on the moon and …

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The orchard

The orchard http://shaharmarcus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/10.%20The%20orchard.m4v The Orchard video, shot among the orchard’s fruit-bearing trees, shows a small water basin dug in the ground. Marcus is seen standing neck-high in the pond, with only his head popping out …

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