Benjamin Efrati



Benjamin Efrati
Works shown, broadcasted or produced.


-The Fall of Rome, original soundtrack, short film directed by Balazs Turai (2018).
Teaser on Youtube.
-Le Patriarche: episodes 2,3,4
Series of HD short, 2018-2019, with Nathan Efrati & Alexandre Efrati.
-GNOZO Liveset & Performances Tour (2018)
-Le Galëisme, philosophical school (2018)
-Festival Miracle 2018 Zine-DIY-Musixhibition-Festival, spring 2018 (Paris)
-Miracle Jinja, inauguration of Hackerspace/Artist Residency/Dinosaur Shrines, spring 2018, Jura mountains (France)



-Gnozo-Conference #667, 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, 07/10/2017 @ Nuit Blanche 2017, curated by Charlotte Laubard., website, released 10.2017
-Gnozo-Conférence #666, solo performance, 29/09/2017 @ Walden (Genève), ONDULE! Festival curated by POL.
-NinjaNinjaNinja live @ La Couleuvre, Saint-Ouen, 25/06/2017
-Rhodes Tennis Court live @ La Main, Paris, 21/06/2017
-NinjaNinjaNinja website released 15/05/2017
-Rhodes Tennis Court live @ Ukmukfukk Zinefest, 30/04/2017, Budapest (Hungary)
-Significatogenèse, solo performance, 15/04/2017 @ La Couleuvre (Saint-Ouen), in Understand What We Know, curated by Jérôme Pierre.


-Quelques Mots sur Rudolf Clausius, Maison Populaire de Montreuil, 25/11/2016, in Entropies, collective exhibition curated by Vladimir Demoule & Marie Koch
-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
-GNOZOVISION Channel created in collaboration with Droguistes
-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
-MIRACLE_MYSTÈRE (performance+concerts)
With Saudaa Group, Marie Comète, Wassim Halal + Laurent Clouet, Rhodes Tennis Court, Narwhal Recordings
More information at
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..


-Extreme Thinkers, comic book, november 2015
-L'Expérience Statistique, [statistical experience] , Musical Conference and Live Graffiti Powerpoint
Benjamin Efrati with Balazs Turai and Diego Verastegui See articleon the website of FIAC/OFFICIELLE, Cité De la Mode et du Design
 Official announcement for the press 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
-Wassim Halal + Benjamin Efrati @ Humanist Records festival, Paris, october 2nd,  2015
Humanist Records Festival website
Rhodes Tennis Court, swiss tour 2015, with Marin Esteban
Presentation of the electro-blues duet on the website of LES DIGITALES festival
Rhodes Tennis Court Live at ONDULOR, Geneva, curated by POL
Article de la Tribune de Genève sur Ondulor
-Deux Weekends avec Miracle, [two week-ends with Miracle] Jeune Création, at 6B, St Denis, 25-26 /07 +1-2/08 2015
Presentation on the Miracle website
-Mystère #0, magazine for Miracle Collective, Villa Belleville, Paris, 2/7/2015
Presentation on the Miracle website
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
Video and more
-Mad Max Live Soundtrack, w/ Narwhal Recordings, @Villa Belleville 01/06/2015
Live recording
-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)
Video presentation
Full performance footage: OHM BORG  by Vincent Rioux, Diego Verastegui on Fragmenter (©Keszegh) + Narwhal Recordings live pseudo-spontaneous music making
-Gargamel, animation for the band Pulcinella, by Benjamin Efrati, Charalambos Margaritis, Diego Verastegui, online since April 1st, 2015 Gargamel, on youtube
-Reise der Ohren, performance, with Nao Nishihara, Ryuhei Fujita, Marin Esteban, at Tokyo Wonder Site Residency / Bethanien KunstQuartier, Berlin. 20/01/2015 Nao Nishihara on the web
-Procession, performance with Miracle Collective and Narwhal Recordings, for the closing of the exhibition Possibles d’un monde fragmenté, ENSBA. 4/01/2015 Videos: HD footage by Mara Fortunatovic, DV1 + DV2 by Constance Dreyfuss


-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
Sounds from the Colored Black Box
Article about the exhibition in french paper Libération: p1 p2 p3 p4
-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.
Miracle on Jeune Création artfair's website
-The carrot and the stick, performed conference,  at Paroles-Formes, Beaux-Arts de Paris, 18/06/2014
Video footage of the performance
-Miracle Musicales Conferences : Acoustic&Eclectic Hodjas, collective performances,  18 + 25/05/2014, 59th  Salon de Montrouge.
Playlist: Thomas Perino, Charalambos Margaritis, Audrey Gleizes, Noam Assayag, Esme Planchon, Jean-Philippe Basello, Jim Stickel, Michael Lew
-Miracle as art of sharing, performance, 10’, at Wikistage, Central School Paris, 17/05/2014
Wikistage at Centrale school, Paris
-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
Presentation on the website of Atelier Rouart
--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 center, Paris
Pinhas Sama, documentary about french musician Richard Pinhas, July 2014
Full documentary


-Gugus Claclé: a crocodile of cruelty, HD musical animation movie and graduation exhibition, Beaux-Arts Paris, 19/11/2013
Gugus Claclé, full animation
-Objets, Corps, Choses, multimedia event curating, in collaboration avec Samson Sylvain. Institut Français de Tokyo. 31.05.2013
Article about the exhibition + performance cycle on the French Institute website
-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
Video extract from 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.
Full movie online
-Of economical poetry and significatogenesis, performed conference, Monnaie de Paris.
Online video on the website


-Merjom Climacus, performed conference, 30 minutes, Théâtre de l’Usine, Genève. Le 7-8/06/2008 Presentation on the website of Théâtre de l'Usine



Benjamin Efrati / Music

Soundtacks for Films, Mindscapes for the Body, Mystical-Skeptical Sound Art

GNOZO, 2017: Eastern Ambiant Electro Pandemonium
Solo project

NinjaNinjaNinja, 2017, Vintage Psychedelic 32bit multimedia project
With Diego Verastegui

Xenoxenism Bus Tours, 2016 Sound Art Experimental Radio piece
With Kunie Miwa, Satoko Fujimoto, Hélène Deguen, Yukiko Sonoda, Sayo Senoo.
Music by Benjamin Efrati


Rhodes Tennis Court , Progressive Ambiant Electronic Rock
With Marin Esteban

Narwhal Recordings, Analog Spontaneous Music Archive Project
Analog synthesizers, drum machines, string instruments (saz, sanshin, oud, buzuki,cümbüş)
With Noel Sarlaw, Marin Esteban, Wassim Halal, (...)

Le Gugusophone : Self Made Electronic Instruments
Live performances, radio creation, workshops.
With Noel Sarlaw.


⇊MIRIKAL, solo soundtrack for animation film by Balazs Turai, 2013 As a debut animation cinema trailer, this project was the diploma piece of Hungarian artist Balazs Turai. Depicting a post-apocalyptical world where nothing made sense, it presented the concept of "Miracle" under the form of a group of three gifted children who alone could fight back the mainstream tendencies to evil world domination.
All music by Benjamin Efrati

⇊CANDIDE Episode 1; directed by Zsuzsanna Kreif - 2015 Animation adaptation of the eponymous novel by Voltaire, this first episode follows the pilot directed by Nandor Bera in 2014. All music written and performed by Benjamin Efrati, Noel Sarlaw and Wassim Halal

⇊Oligarchia - Online / WebTV Series (subtitled in english) produced in Hungary Directed by Balazs Turai. Ambitious political revolutionary ideas under the form of animation, it had to happen in Hungary under the domination of President Orban Viktor. The series portraits the changes in society since the election of Orban, in an allegorical journey to the heart of the Hungarian Dream. Tunes from Oligarchia: All music from Oligarchia by Benjamin Efrati and Noel Sarlaw

⇊Candide Pilot Episode by Turai Balazs, Bera Nandor, Kreif Zsuzsana, Petra Marjai... This pilot episode of the Hungarian adaptation of Voltaire's novel (more info on IMDB) involved more audacious music composing, cooperative directing and was followed by the Episode 1 mentionned previously.

All music for the pilot episode of Candide written and performed by Benjamin Efrati and Noel Sarlaw

Pali Mou, by Louis Sade, published on the website Musique Approximative.

⇊Tennis Pool : Performance by Fujita Ryuhei, music by Rhodes Tennis Court

Rhodes Tennis Court

Jurassic Circuits




The Bible of Xenoxenism
multimedia installation, 13 minutes animation, interactive artwork
Gymnase Tristan Tzara, Paris, Nuit Blanche (2017)
with Miracle: Zsuzsana Kreif, Diego Verastegui, Petra Lilla Marjai, Balazs Keszegh, Borcsa Zetenyi, Wassim Halal, Laurent Clouet, Vincent Rioux, Louise Siffert
curated by Charlotte Laubard

Le Patriarche
HD short 11 minutes 50 seconds, sci-fi, anticipation, dystopia, Israel (2017)
with Miracle: Alexandre Efrati, Nathan Efrati, David Frenkiel, Marius Vuillemier

Xenoxenism Bus Tours
Galleria Continua, Paris (2016)
Multimedia performance (music, bus-guides, comic books)

multimedia web & performance project

Interconférences Salon de Montrouge (2014)
Meta-video including:
From Poëtic Economics to Significatogenesis (2010)
Conference Minute#1: L'Histoire (2011)
Gugus Claclé, un crocodile de cruauté (2013)
Fumeur Actif (2012)
Chercheur Aveugle (2013)
Le Plongeon(2014)

Interconférence #1, 2014

Animation + Stop Motion shorts:
Gugus Claclé (2013)
Minore Desperado (2014)
Gargamel (2015)
Tai Chi in Zero Gravity (2016)

L'objet du sport
Institut Français de Tokyo, Objets, corps, choses, exhibition curated by Benjamin Efrati + Samson Sylvain (2013)
with Raphaël Verchère

Early Video Works (2006-2011)

Richard Pinhas Sama (2013)
Kuki, first MIRACLE production (2006)
On cruelty in the game of Go , docu-fiction, Kansai Ki-In (2012)
Cigoret, HD music video, with Khushi Ram Delere (2011)

The film made by the children, stop motion short, Nelson Mandela Primary School, Saint-Ouen (2015)

La Tunisie selon Nathan Frati, with Nathan Efrati et Alexandre Efrati, Tunis (2009)




De l'Économie Poëtique à la Significatogénèse,
with Noel Sarlaw
in Art et Argent: Liaisons Dangereuses
Monnaie de Paris, 2012

Conférence Minute #1
with Miracle: Balazs Turai, Petra Marjai, Diego Verastegui, Wassim Halal
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 2013

L'Expérience Statistique
with Balazs Turai et Diego Verastegui

Xenoxenism Bus Tours
Galleria Continua Paris, 2016
in Le Nouveau Monde Industriel, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud

La Conférence des Objets
With Nao Nishihara et Raphael Verchère
Institut Français Tokyo, 31/05/2014
in Objets, Corps, Choses curated by Benjamin Efrati + Samson Sylvain

Conférence Gnozo #666
Walden/Duplex, Genève, 2017
Ondule! Festival, Genève, curated by POL

La Couleuvre, Saint-Ouen, 2017
in Understand What We Know, curated by Jérôme Pierre

Quelques mots sur Rudolf Clausius
Maison Populaire, Montreuil, 2016
in Comment bâtir un monde qui ne s'effondre pas deux jours plus tard, curated by Marie Koch & Vladimir Demoule
with Miracle: Wassim Halal, Noel Sarlaw, Marin Esteban, Diego Verastegui

Xenoxenism Explained to Japanese People
Earth + Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2017
with Nao Nishihara and Mine Zoo

Accélération et Xénoxénisme
YIA, Carreau du Temple, Paris, 2016
with Marion Zilio, Ingrid Luquet-Gad, Laurent de Sutter, Benjamin Blaquart, Laura Gozlan

Destin Pute
Mains D'Oeuvres, Saint-Ouen, 2015
Cabaret Hors Champ #2
with Mine Zoo

Destin Pute#2, @ Beylerbey Trio,29/06/2015, Espace en Cours, Paris:
with Mine Zoo + Marfa Demonsant

Théorie Positive de la Valeur
Espace Immanence, Paris, 2015
invited by Louise Siffert/ Le Centre des Organisations Positives
with Noel Sarlaw

Le visage comme objet technique de Néanderthal aux Cyborgs
Public Pool #2, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, 2016
with Marion Zilio

Louis Sade / Princesse Sappho : La Métamorphose
Cabaret Hors Champ, Cafe de Paris 2012

Qu'est-ce qu'un miracle?
Wiki Stage, École Centrale Paris, 2014

La cruauté expliquée aux enfants
Le Cabinet, Genève, 2014
with Alexandre Efrati

In Dye/Semiophilia
Beaux Arts de Paris, 2010
with Khushi Ram Delere

Pour en finir avec le jugement de goût Galerie Gauche, Beaux Arts de Paris, 2009

Short Performances (playlist)




Pan Dort, 2009, feutres, français, 62 images. pandort9 Pan est le dieu grec de la foule, connu pour son comportement sexuel agressif. Cette biographie illustrée met l'accent sur plusieurs versions de la légende de Pan. Pan is the greek god of the mob, famous for his aggressive sexual behavior. This biography emphasizes several versions of the legend of Pan. Hélios Égrillard, 2010, gravure et encre noire, 4 pages. gravandre_00051 Poèmes illustrés de Mario Amehou, où le texte sert à dessiner des méandres. Etching + black ink, 4 pages. Poems by Mario Amehou used for graphic purposes, meander calligraphy. Diogène De Synopsis, 2011, feutre, français, 8 pages. diogene.jpg Diogenes is a greek philosopher from the school of Cynicism. A very intriguing and mysterious character who represents absolute autonomy, critical spirit and and extreme relativism. Black ink and pen, french several short stories about a "little goblin from the woods". This small humanoid lives in the forest with animals and robots alike, and his endless adventures bring him to Turkey and Japan. Le Méandre de Gugus, 2013, posca sur toile. mg_12091 Le Méandre de Gugus est une bande dessinée immersive en français, dessinée sur une toile de 10m x 2m. Elle raconte la naissance de Gugus, le dieu de la nature autrement connu comme le crocodile de cruauté. Immersive comic book drawn on 10meter long canvas, installation in french. Explains the birth of Gugus, god of nature, crocodile of cruelty. Gugus 4, 2014, posca, peinture et encres sur papier.
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Gugus 4 est une bande dessinée immersive dessinée collaborativement avec Miracle en 2014 (Balazs Turai, Diego Verastegui, Petra Marjai) sur un rouleau de papier de 10m x 2m. Elle raconte 4 histoires parallèles au sujet de Gugus, dieu de la nature et crocodile de cruauté, que caractérisent les péripéties inattendues. Immersive multilingual comic book, drawn on 10 meter long paper roll, in collaboration with Balazs Turai, Diego Verastegui, Petra Marjai, . Built to be a logic loop, this comic book  builds up the narratives from Gugus' previous incarnations. Mad Marx, 2015, encre et outils numériques. Publié dans Mystère#0 , Mad Marx est l'introduction d'un mythe dystopique où Google/Hegel trouve le moyen de recréer des ersatz des hommes illustres et de les télécharger dans des corps humains. Les cobayes sont utilisés à son avantage pour prêcher la philosophie de l'histoire. Originally published in  Mystère#0, Mad Marx is the introduction of a dystopian myth wherein Google/Hegel finds the means of recreating ersatz of great historical personalities and to download them into human bodies. The guinea pigs are thereby used in order to preach historical philosophy. mad_marx_1_comp A prejudiced Calendar, 2015, encre noire. efrati_calendar_2015_stein-big1 Calendrier illustré avec une carricature de philosophe juif par mois. Illustrated calendar showing one jewish philosopher carricature for each month. Les Penseurs de l'extrême, 2015, feutre noir, français, 40 pages. penseurs1 Une histoire illustrée de l'anarchisme sous le signe de l'étymologie du mot "terrorisme", une invention politique européenne de la fin du 19e siècle. History of anarchism and etymology of "terrorism", seen as a western political invention from the 19th century. Héraclite, 2016, encre noire, français, 10 pages. heraclite_21 Introduction de la biographie illustrée d’Héraclite, réalisée à partir de la traduction de Jean-François Pradeau. Introduction to Heraclitus' biography, inspired by Jean-François Pradeau's commented translation. Gender Wars, 2016, encre noire et aquarelles, anglais, 10 pages. genderwars2 Une courte bande dessinée de science-fiction, dans laquelle les genres sexués se sont livrés une guerre sans merci. A short story featuring a science-fiction world where genders have actually fought each other. Mr Smith, 2016, encre noire et couleurs numériques, anglais, 10 pages. smith1 L'histoire de Mr. Smith, dans le style d'un document de propagande communiste: un méchant capitaliste, par ailleurs mari frigide, trépasse d'une mort tragique. The tale of Mr Smith, in the style of a communist propaganda comic book: a mean capitalist and a frigid husband, ending up in tragic accidental death. LinuxCat, 2016, encre et collage numérique, français, 6 pages. catlinux1 Une histoire brève dans laquelle un chat réalise qu'il est pris au piège d'un paradoxe digital, puis se rendort. A short story where a cat finds out he is trapped in a digital paradox and goes back to sleep. Did you ever wonder what it was like being a Neanderthal Woman?2016, feutre, anglais, 4 pages. screen-shot-2017-02-15-at-15-53-51 Un court pamphlet sur la formation des préjugés portant sur le genre illustrant le style de vie des femelles Néanderthaliennes, par contraste avec les femelles Homo Sapiens. A short pamphlet explaining the lives of neanderthal females in comparison to Homo Sapiens females, and the formation of gender prejudice. Xenoxenism Bus Tours, 2016, feutres, anglais, 100 pages. xenoxenism_bus_8 Un pamphlet expliquant ce qu'est le Xénoxénisme à un public non-initié. Le Xénoxénisme est une théorie philosophique de l'altérité, empruntant des connaissances à la paléo-anthropologie, aux neuro-sciences, à la médecine et à la psychologie évolutionniste. A pamphlet explaining Xenoxenism to a broad audience. Xenoxenism is a philosophical theory of otherness, borrowing knowledge from paleo-anthropology, neuroscience, medicine and evolutionary psychology. Mrs Mauss, 2017, feutres, anglais, 9 pages, produit à Red House (Tel Aviv-Yafo), dans le cadre d'une exposition performative organisée par Keren Katz. mrs_maus_redhouse1 Mme Mauss est une aristocrate/bureaucrate sioniste, elle s'endort à son bureau et rêve d'une vieille maison de maître palestinienne de style pré-colonial en décrépitude. Mrs Mauss is a sionist aristocrat-bureaucrat. She falls asleep at her desk and dreams about an old decayed precolonial palestinian masterhouse.


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