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Bio

Through his use of language, Benjamin Efrati develops a transdisciplinary universe. In his installations, he showcases his different practices such as performance art, film making, sound art and music, graphic design as but also video game development. Born in 1985 in Geneva, he studies philosophy in Lyon and develops his practice at the Beaux-Arts in Paris. He is currently a doctorate student at EHESS, where he works on the representations of Prehistory in video games. He lives and works in France.

2022

The Intersection of Universes, interactive installation, with Shu Isaka, DAC, Chongqing
Oligarchia – Season 2, soundtrack for Balazs Turai’s animated web-series, Fakt, Hongrie

2021

Faux Positifs, artist in residency, Le Vivarium, Rennes
Libraries Burn Slowly, experimental documentary short, soundtrack by Wassim Halal
Amok, soundtrack for Balazs Turai’s animated short, Boddah Production

2020

⇝ The New Kid, original soundtrack for Arnaud Dezoteux’s feature film (2020)
Hebraic Fantasy, electronic jewish prayers, EP as Psygnozo (2020)
⇝ Louis Sade live at The Owl’s castle, musical performance, Centre d’Art Les Églises, Chelles (2020)
⇝ Gnozo : Automatic Information Processing, digital album
Gnozo & Wassim Halal,  performance, 30/01/2020, Institut Français, Budapest
Le Complexe Jeanne d’Arc,
installation with Miracle and Zina, 02/02/2020, Institut Français, Budapest

2019

The Gnozo Show, monthly web-series, online
Gnozo : Fossil Songs,
performance / digital album, 29/03/2019, Maison Populaire, Montreuil

2018

⇝ The Gnozo Show #2, performance, 17/11/2018, Databit.Me Festival, Arles
⇝ Mat vs Atari
, performance with Fabien Fromont, 14/10/2018, FRAC Normandie Rouen
Le Galéisme, performance, 5/10/2018, Nuit Blanche Kyoto, Yôkai Soho
⇝ The Gnozo Show #1, performance, 20/06/2018, MOCO, Montpellier
The Fall of Rome, original soundtrack for Balazs Turai”s animation short

2017

La Bible du Xénoxénisme, interactive installation,  07/10/2017,  Nuit Blanche 2017, Paris, 

2016

Quelques Mots sur Rudolf Clausius, performance, 25/11/2016, Maison Populaire, Montreuil
Xenoxenism Bus Tours,
performance, 16/10/2016, Galleria Continua, Paris
Xénoxénisme,
performance, 13/07/2016, Le Magasin – Grenoble 
Comment fabriquer un Gugusophone?
radio piece, 09/06/2016 , France Culture
Pan Dort, installation, 2/12/2015 -14/02/2016, Maison des Arts, Malakoff. 

2015

L’Expérience Statistique, performance, FIAC, Paris
⇝ Reise der Ohren,
performance, with Nao Nishihara, Ryuhei Fujita, Marin Esteban, 20/01/2015, Tokyo Wonder Site / Bethanien KunstQuartier, Berlin
⇝ Procession,
performance, with Miracle, 4/01/2015 , Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris

2014

⇝ Colored Black Box, installation, with Marin Esteban, 21/10/14-04/01/2015 Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris
⇝ Gugus 4,
installation multimédia, avec Balazs Turai, Diego Verastegui, Petra Marjai, 30/10/2014 – 02/11/2014  Jeune Création,  Le Cent Quatre, Paris 
⇝ La Carotte et le Bâton,
performance, 18/06/2014, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris
⇝ Interconférences,
installation vidéo, 30/04/2014 – 28/05/2014, Salon de Montrouge 

2013

⇝ Objets, Corps, Choses, exhibition, with Samson Sylvain. 31/05/2013 Institut Français, Tokyo

2011

⇝ De l’économie poëtique à la significatogénèse, performance with Noel Sarlaw,02/07/2011, Monnaie de Paris

2008

⇝ Merjom Climacus, performance, 07-08/06/2008, Théâtre de l’Usine, Genève

Revue de Presse

Dossier de presse – Février 2020

Online interviews (french  :

Conversation with Marion Zilio, Revue Possibles, supplément vidéo, mars 2020         
Beaux-Arts, vous avez dit Beaux-Arts?, Libération, 14 Mars 2014