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Benjamin Efrati – born December, 4th, 1985.

Works shown, broadcasted or produced.

UPCOMING

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°)


PAST

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

-Gnozo-Conférence #666, solo performance, 29/09/2017 @ Walden (Genève), ONDULOR Festival curated by POL.

-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)

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 – PresentationLe 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 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..

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2015:

Thinkers of the extreme, online comic book project, november 2015

L’Expérience Statistique, [statistical experience] 

Performance by Benjamin Efrati with Balazs Turai and Diego Verastegui,  FIAC/L’Officielle, Cité De la Mode et du Design, 

Musical conference and live wall drawing. What are the influences of statistic science on fine art practices?

 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

Video from the performance at ONDULOR, Geneva, curated by POL

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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

2014:

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:

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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

INTERCONFERENCES #2, Full movie

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

2013:  –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

2008: –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

Studies:

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

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