Benjamin Efrati – born December, 4th, 1985.
Works shown, broadcasted or produced.
–The Fall of Rome, original soundtrack, short film directed by Balazs Turai (2018)
–GnozoGugus, 8/12/2017, Le bruits des choses oubliées, curated by Aziyadé Baudouin-Talec, Libraire A Balzac A Rodin (Paris 6°)
–The Bible of Xenoxenism, , animated short film + art installation, with Zsuzsana Kreif, Diego Verastegui, Petra Lilla Marjai, Balazs Keszegh, Borcsa Zetenyi, Wassim Halal, Laurent Clouet, broadcast 07/10/2017 @ Nuit Blanche 2017, curated by Charlotte Laubard.
–xenoxenism.net, website, released 10.2017
–NinjaNinjaNinja live @ La Couleuvre, Saint-Ouen, 25/06/2017
-Rhodes Tennis Court live @ La Main, Paris, 21/06/2017
-Rhodes Tennis Court live @ Ukmukfukk Zinefest, 30/04/2017, Budapest (Hungary)
–Xenoxenism Bus Tours, in collective exhibition Nouveaux Mondes Industriels, Galleria Continua, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud – 16/10/2016 (the comic book and other ressources are now online. on Xenoxenism’s Tumblr blog)
– Xénoxénisme – Presentation – Le Magasin – Grenoble /First public presentation of the concept of Xenoxenism as part of collective exhibition Briser la Glace, curated by Armance Rougiron, Chen Ben Chetrit, Chloé Curci, Eleonora Castagna, Giulia Pagnetti et Laura Caraballo / with Ricardo Basbaum, Candice Breitz, Jacob Dahlgren, Alicia Eggert , Mike Fleming, Ceal Floyer, Julien Villaret (Goofypress), Laura Gozlan, Leor Grady, Matteo Guidi, Adelita Husni-Bey, Emmanuel Louisgrand, Pipilotti Rist, Allen Ruppersberg, Takis, Martin Vitaliti .
–Comment fabriquer un Gugusophone? Online radio show in french made with Noel Sarlaw and Lionel QuantinACR/Creation On Air / France Culture / broadcast on June 9 2016
–Pourquoi et comment Biohacker votre conseiller Pôle Emploi? Miracle @ MAC+ CRÉTEIL // Festival EXIT: 15/04/2016. With Noel Sarlaw, Marin Esteban, Diego Verastegui, David Duvshani, Eric Loret, Félix Gattier.
–Mystère #7 (@ EXIT)
-Journalistic activity online – GNOZO
-New comic book: Gender Wars published in Mystère #6 @AngoulèmeFOFF
-musical conference: Comic books: mythology and pop culture (french),Maison des Arts de Malakoff, 17/01/2016
-Internet broadcast of Pinhas Sama, road movie about Richard Pinhas’ 2013 Japan tour
More information at www.miracle.nu/mystere
Jusqu’à ce que rien n’arrive, Malakoff, 2/12/2015-14/02/2016, Maison des Arts de Malakoff.
Exhibiting artist book : Pan Dort (62 pen drawings, 2009; 6 printed copies)
–Heraclitus, comic book project, in collaboration with Jean François Pradeau, ongoing..
–Thinkers of the extreme, online comic book project, november 2015
–L’Expérience Statistique, [statistical experience]
Musical conference and live wall drawing. What are the influences of statistic science on fine art practices?
Paris, October 20, 24, 25, 2015
–Kuduz-Kudüs, performance musicale, La Bellevilloise, at HAB.B. festival, Paris, 31/10/2015
–Swing like a Sufi, Miracle micro-exhibition at HAB.B. festival, Paris, curated by Wassim Halal, opening on 4/11/2015
Paris, october 2nd, 2015
Rhodes Tennis Court, swiss tour 2015, with Marin Esteban
–Deux Weekends avec Miracle, [two week-ends with Miracle] Jeune Création,
at 6B, St Denis, 25-26 /07 +1-2/08 2015
–Mystère #0, magazine for Miracle Collective, Villa Belleville, Paris, 2/7/2015
Video extract: performative presentation at the opening on may 2nd 2015, second part of the performance, musical (w/ Noel Sarlaw, Marin Esteban++)
–Le Film des Enfants, [The film made by the children] @ AIMS exhibition/ Beaux Arts Paris, 26/6/2015
–Mad Max Live Soundtrack, w/ Narwhal Recordings, @Villa Belleville 01/06/2015
–Kudzu, w/ Alice Guittard, @ Parti(e) du Paysage, Montrouge, 04/05-06/06 2015
Kudzu on tumblr
–Miracle/Plugin Circus @ EXIT Festival (MAC/Créteil-26/3-5/4 2015)
–Gargamel, animation for the band Pulcinella, by Benjamin Efrati, Charalambos Margaritis, Diego Verastegui, online since April 1st, 2015
–Reise der Ohren, performance, with Nao Nishihara, Ryuhei Fujita, Marin Esteban, at Tokyo Wonder Site Residency / Bethanien KunstQuartier,
–Procession, performance with Miracle Collective and Narwhal Recordings,
for the closing of the exhibition Possibles
d’un monde fragmenté, ENSBA. 4/01/2015
–Fatal Error, performance with Nao Nishihara, 1 h, à Der Einzige, le 29
novembre 2014, Dresden.
Video Footage of the performance in Dresden
–Colored Black Box, with Marin Esteban; performative installation, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, october 2014 – january 2015
Article about the exhibition in french paper Libération:
–Gugus 4, multimedia comic book installation with Balazs Turai, Diego Verastegui, Petra Marjai
Oneida Society, performance with Miracle Collective, 1h, Jeune Création
2014, at Cent Quatre arts center, Paris.
Octobrer 30th, 2014.
–The carrot and the stick, performed conference, at
Paroles-Formes, Beaux-Arts de Paris, 18/06/2014
–Miracle Musicales Conferences : Acoustic&Eclectic Hodjas, collective
performances, 18 + 25/05/2014, 59th Salon de Montrouge.
–Miracle as art of sharing, performance, 10’, at Wikistage,
Central School Paris, 17/05/2014
–Le Plongeon, HD animation movie, 3 minutes; Montrouge 2014
Le Plongeon, by Marilou Chabert, Benjamin Efrati, Claire Pedot
–Acropolis Bye Bye, HD animation movie, 3 minutes; Montrouge 2014
Acropolis Bye Bye, by Ian Balzan, Benjamin Efrati, Charalambos Margaritis, Diego Verastegui
–Interconférences, videos, varying durations; Montrouge 2014
-Blind Researcher, video-performance, 5 minutes; Montrouge 2014
–Pendulum, sound performance,in Partido Alto, collective exhibition,
Atelier Rouart, 13/032014
–Performance: Ce que vous ne comprenez pas; collective exhibition
Aphrodisia, “Bizarro à Saint-Germain”25/09/ 2014
—Gugus 4, gigantic comic book, at Jeune Création 2014, Cent Quatre art
Pinhas Sama, documentary about french musician Richard Pinhas, July 2014
2013: –Gugus Claclé: a crocodile of cruelty, HD musical animation movie and
graduation exhibition, Beaux-Arts Paris, 19/11/2013
–Objets, Corps, Choses, multimedia event curating, in collaboration avec
Samson Sylvain. Institut Français de Tokyo. 31.05.2013
–Conference of Objects, performed conference, 1 hour;
in Objets, Corps, Choses, at l’Institut Français, Tokyo, 31.05.2013
L’objet du sport, full movie, with Raphael Verchère, screened during the performance
-Of cruelty in the game of go, HD video, 20 minutes, collective exhibition,
in La perte du désir de plaisir, PCF, Arles, 4 -12/07/2012.
-Of economical poetry and significatogenesis, performed conference,
Monnaie de Paris.
2008: –Merjom Climacus, performed conference, 30 minutes,
Théâtre de l’Usine, Genève. Le 7-8/06/2008
2014-2015: Post Grad at Beaux-Arts de Paris, AIMS program.
2014: Post Grad at Beaux-Arts de Paris / Ecole du Louvre
2013: Graduation at Beaux Arts de Paris
2012: Exchange student at Tokyo Geidai
2011: Bachelor Graduation at Beaux Arts de Paris
2004-2009: Master in Philosophy at Jean Moulin University, Lyon 3