King of falafel, 8:05 min, Stereo, Israel, 2016
Shahar Marcus (b. 1971) is an Israeli based artist who primary works in the medium of performance and video art. His most recent works deal with local political issues, by approaching iconic Israeli landmarks with a critical and humorous point of view.
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 depicts a fictional event – the opening of a new falafel stand.