Le Pompon

Le Pompon is the name of the exhibition organized by Benjamin Efrati in 2011 for his DNSP / Bachelor of Arts. All the pieces articulated in the space of the Claude Closky studio at the Beaux Arts de Paris present different creative registers, including drawing, photography, engraving, sculpture, installation and performance. The name of the exhibition … Read more Le Pompon

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Motographies

In 2009, Benjamin Efrati started studying movement and micro-movement in drawing, photography and video. The idea of ​​recording a set of motor events in a synthetic composition borders on abstraction. To make a motography, you need a sensor (pencil, photographic sensor) and a support (paper, film, digital file). The difference is the range of motion: … Read more Motographies

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Diogenes dream

Diogene’s dream is a comic book in English created by Benjamin Efrati in 2018. Following Diogène de Synopsis, his 2010 interpretation of the biography of the most famous of the Cynic philosopher, Benjamin Efrati imagines what kind of dreams could have haunted a man of such constitution. This story was edited as a limited edition … Read more Diogenes dream

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Gugus 4

Gugus 4 is an immersive comic strip created collaboratively by Benjamin Efrati, Balazs Turai, Diego Verastegui and Petra Marjai as Miracle in 2014. The installation tells 4 parallel stories about Gugus, god of nature and crocodile of cruelty, unfolding some rather unexpected adventures. The work was produced as a collective improvised performance, based on the … Read more Gugus 4

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Pan Dort

In 2009, Benjamin Efrati creates Pan Dort, his first comic book based on the various myths about Pan, the god of wilderness in Greek Antiquity. As an echo of French philosopher DAF Marquis de Sade, Pan’s personality is depicted as pleasure-oriented, individualistic and non-conventional. The 64 images composing the comic book were printed as a … Read more Pan Dort

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Diogène de Synopsis

In 2010, Benjamin Efrati illustrates the life of Diogenes of Sinope, a Cynic philosopher. Famous for his extravagant behaviour, his philosophy is based on the subversion of values. Diogenes’s master, Antisthenes, studied rhetorics with Gorgias and later with Socrates. By the time Diogenes comes along, Plato’s Academy is already active. When Diogenes and Plato meet, … Read more Diogène de Synopsis

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Héraclite

In 2015, Benjamin Efrati illustrates the life of Heraclitus of Ephesus, a pre-Socratic philosopher like no other. Mystical, cryptic, prophetic and unconventional, Heraclitus is the philosopher of change, known for having asserted that one does not bathe twice in the same river. By designating change as the only lasting reality in this world, Heraclitus intends … Read more Héraclite

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Conférence-Minute : l’Histoire

A minute conference is a conference that lasts about a minute. In this filmed performance, Benjamin Efrati presents the conception of history developed by Walter Benjamin and the image of Angelus Novus through the interaction of discourse, stage design and animation. Produced in 2013, this film is halfway between lecture-performance and Youtube video, formats related … Read more Conférence-Minute : l’Histoire

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