SAFY (ASSAF) ETIEL
Born in Haifa/Israel
Performance artist in Koeln/Germany
Performance artist and freelance in Film, TV, Theatre and Multimedia productions in Berlin
Concerts, Installations and Multimedia-Performances in Germany, Europe, North America and Israel. Taking part in festivals and exhibitions.
Video Concerts THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF RON AND SAFY with the Israeli video artist Ron Katsir; sounds and images are mixed in a method developed for the show.
1991 – 1994
Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, graduating with a BA in Audio Visual Arts.
The (Graduation) work "My Little Pony" (1994) deals with child abuse (...and the media). has been exhibited numerous times in different galleries and festivals. (A special version, fitted for the young, was used by Amnesty International and UNICEF).
Together with the Author and Media artist Heinrich Dubel operating the SNIPER project in Berlin. SNIPER is a location designed by Dubel and Safy in Berlin Mitte. SNIPERSOUNDSYSTEM and SNIPERVISION are specially developed technical systems that are used to create Audio Visual collages using Multi Media artistic means. SNIPER abroad in Marstall/Muenchen, Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien/Berlin, Prater/Berlin and Studiogalleria/Budapest.
- VJ for Edirol Europe, VJ hard & software producers. (div. fairs & events).
- Resident VJ of the Universal classic & jazz Yellow lounge events. (Berlin div. clubs & PopKomm events, Dresden, Luzern, Warsaw)
- Resident VJ of the Live Demo events. (cooperation with companies such as: Absolute Vodka, Echo awards, Nike, Nokia, O2, Universal Music)
- Resident VJ of the Magnet Mitte events. (in cooperation with Adidas)
- BOY FROM BRAZIL, a collaboration with the musician and performance artist.
- Synchronized-visual "backdrop-tracks" in place the of a classical rock band, to go along with Boy's one man show
- Group exhibitions: Timezones/ Museo del Territorio/ Italy.
- VDJ SNIPER 4x4/ 291 Gallery/ London, Fusion/ Tel Aviv, Berlin/ different clubs, art spaces, galleries, Impact/ Utrecht, Meersand/ Tel Aviv, Uganda/ Jerusalem.
- As VDJ SNIPER with GIANTS OF ROCK
- Warm up/ Intro video-concert with the project GIANTS OF ROCK, for the infamous band THE FALL (UK tour).
- Warm up/ Intro video-concert with the project GIANTS OF ROCK, for BOY FROM BRAZIL (USA tour)
- VJ SNIPER illustrative works in Shanghai, Berlin, London, Tel Aviv, Dubrovnik, Heidelberg, Jerusalem.
- Workshops/Lectures: Musrara Academy/ Jerusalem, Bezalel Academy/ Jerusalem.
- BOY FROM BRAZIL Germany, Israel, Italy, UK, Australia, France, USA.
- Group exhibitions: Berlin Tendenzen/ La capella/ Barcelona. Rio/ Artnews projects/ Berlin.
- VDJ SNIPER Zurich/ HGKZ, Berlin/ Rip It!/ Club 103, Tel Aviv/ Levontin 7, Krems/ Kontraste 2006/ Klangraum Krems, Faenza/ Clandestino.
- As VDJ SNIPER with GIANTS OF ROCK!
- Warm up/ Intro video-concert with the project GIANTS OF ROCK, for the infamous band THE FALL (UK & USA tours, Berlin)
- VJ SNIPER illustrative works in Tel Aviv, Berlin, Bern, Warsaw, Krems, Faenza, Hamburg, Koeln.
- BOY FROM BRAZIL Germany, France.
- THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF RON AND SAFY "Mark II" a new, technically and conceptually updated version:
- Beyond Cinema/ Der Klang der Projektion/ Hamburger Bahnhof/ Berlin, Meersand/ Tel Aviv, Riff Raff/ Tel Aviv, Levontin 7/ Tel Aviv.
- Video work for the theatre piece: Maennerhort/ Viro Keskus/ Tallinn.
- Workshops/Lectures: Musrara Academy/ Jerusalem
- Group exhibitions: Meet thy nighbours/ Neurotitan Gallery/ Berlin.
- VDJ SNIPER Levontin 7/ Tel Aviv, Meersand/ Tel Aviv, Faenza/ Clandestino. Transilvania/ Milan, Phag Off/ Rome, Teatro Cervantes/ Malaga, Mutant Disco/ Krahl/ Tallinn.
- As VDJ SNIPER with GIANTS OF ROCK! Warm up/ Intro video-concert with the project GIANTS OF ROCK, for the infamous band THE FALL. (Spain, UK tour, various additional shows in the UK, Berlin)
- VJ SNIPER illustrative works in Tel Aviv, Heidelberg, Berlin (different clubs & venues), Luzern, Stockholm, Munich. Cannes, Barcelona, Hannover, Tallinn, Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Leipzig, Recife.
- BOY FROM BRAZIL Faenza, Milan, Rome, Paris, Berlin.
- THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF RON AND SAFY "Mark II", Meet thy nighbours/ Eschloraque Club/ Berlin, Zuviel TV/ Berlin
- Workshops/Lectures: Bezalel Academy (Postgraduate Studies)/ Tel Aviv.
- VDJ SNIPER Café Central/ Recife, Studio SP/ Sao Paulo, Netmag 08 Festival/ Bologna, Clandestino/ Faenza.
- VJ SNIPER illustrative works in Berlin (different clubs & venues), Stockholm, Koeln, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich.
- VJ SNIPER (non-club performances): Bon Magazine/ Stockholm Fashion Days at Berns.