Benjamin Gaulon is an artist, researcher, educator and cultural producer. He has previously released work under the name "recyclism". His research focuses on the limits and failures of information and communication technologies; planned obsolescence, consumerism and disposable society; ownership and privacy; through the exploration of détournement, hacking and recycling. His projects can be softwares, installations, pieces of hardware, web based projects, interactive works, street art interventions and are, when applicable, open source.
He is currently director of NØ SCHOOL, a non profit organisation whose mission is to support and promote emerging art and design research and practices that address the social and environmental impacts of information and communication technologies, in France and beyond. Co-organiser of NØ SCHOOL NEVERS 2019. And he is the CEO of IoDT the Internet of Dead Things Institute.
He has been associate professor at Parsons Paris, where he was the program director of the MFA Design + Technology and the BFA Art, Media and Technology, program that he has developed and launched in 2013. Before that he was lecturer at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, associate researcher at CTVR / the telecommunications research centre at Trinity College and director of DATA (Dublin Art and Technology Association) in Dublin.
Artist at Recyclism
Direcor of NØ SCHOOL
CEO of The Internet of Dead Things Institute
2013 - 2018
Assitant Professor of Art, Media & Technology. Program director of the BFA Art, Media and Technology and MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons Paris
2012 - 2013
Associate Researcher at CTVR Dublin
2011 - 2018
Member of the Graffiti Research Lab France
2011 - 2013
Director of the Recyclism Hacklab Dublin
2007 - 2013
Director of the Dublin Art and Technology Association
2006 - 2013
Lecturer MFA & BFA of Media Art at NCAD Dublin