HALAT ~ OUT 2021
who we are
Adam Miklaf & Elika Lascar Feldman
We are two multi-disciplinary artists from Jerusalem. We perceive art as a form of interaction, and a tool to push the boundaries of our minds.
Our journey as a duo began in 2012, when we created experimental stage art that combined music, theatricality and elements of performance art. Our works focused on exploring the border between languages and sound, reality and fiction, blurring the separation between audience and performer.
We are also partners in life, and recently brought a daughter into the world. Too cute to be true!
what we do
Between the two of us, we have attempted to develop a wide artistic toolbox, which is ever-expanding as we learn more and more. With experience in writing, composing, musical production & mixing, classical singing, photography & videography, editing, design, sculpting, lighting and sound tech (to name most of them) - we have always had a strong inclination towards DIY art. Having a hand in most aspects of our art allows us to keep our unique fingerprint and style. At the same time, we love collaborating, connecting, learning and getting inspired by other artists from all realms. Beyond the enjoyment, connections are the greatest way to develop artistically, and broaden our horizons.
Our work is a scale ranging from experimental performance art, through music (of several genres), to artistic music videos (which you can watch and listen to above). Our most recent performance "The Cabartacum" was staged in venues and festivals in our country, as well as in the USA and Sweden.
Soulela has gone through some changes in the past years. Previously focused mostly on electronics and rap, we made a decision to expand into completely different genres such as ethnic music, punk rock and more.
Our latest song HALAT (released in May 2021 - two days after the birth of our firstborn!!) is a ukulele-punk-stoner commentary on the state of society during and after the lockdowns enforced here when the covid-19 pandemic hit. Weed, munchies, and blastbeats - what more do you need?
Listen & Watch
Written just weeks before the pandemic hit, Sfatimi (literally 'MotherTongue') is a Hebrew-language poem about identity and native language.
We collaborated with our good friend and talented musician to write the music, but recorded it without him due to complete lockdown of Jerusalem in March and April 2020.
Listen / Watch
2018 saw our first official recordings as part of the 'Greenhouse' project in Jerusalem's Yellow Submarine, featuring some of our favourite local musicians, and produced by the mighty .
The project was supported by the Jerusalem Foundation.
Listen to the first single from the project