Effi & Amir, Ilir Kaso

Effi & Amir, Ilir Kaso | Preaching to the Choir

Curator: Maayan Sheleff
Sep. 26, 2015 - Dec. 26, 2015

Effi & Amir are an artist duo based in Brussels, originally from Israel. Their new video, made in collaboration with the Albanian artist Ilir Kaso, Skcolidlog and Other Inversions (2015), was shot in deserted private houses in ex-communist Albania, a country which remained untouched by Western influence until the 1990s due to its totalitarian regime. Following mass immigration  to European countries which were perceived as more successful economically, many houses under construction in Albania were deserted. In this two-dimensional dystopian landscape of concrete skeletons, the artists shot a modern allegorical version for the fairytale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.”

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