Keren Cytter creates films, video installations, and drawings that represent social realities through experimental modes of storytelling. Characterised by a non-linear, cyclical logic Cytter’s films consist of multiple layers of images; conversation; monologue, and narration systematically composed to undermine linguistic conventions and traditional interpretation schemata. Recalling amateur home movies and video diaries, these montages of impressions, memories, and imaginings are poetic and self-referential in composition.
Keren Cytter was born in 1977 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Selected solo exhibitions of Cytter’s work include: Keren Cytter Selection, Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz (2016); Keren Cytter, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2015), Here and There, Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv (2015), Rose Garden, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis (2015), Keren Cytter, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2014); Video Art Manual, State of Concept, Athens (2014); Keren Cytter, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Cologne (2014); Keren Cytter: HOME, Zach Feuer, New York (2014); Keren Cytter: MOP VENGEANCE, Pilar Corrais, London (2013); Tutorial, Deweer Gallery, Otegem (2013); Show Real Drama, Tate Modern Oil Tanks, London (2012); Avalanche, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2011);