Gonzalo Bénard

Paris

Author of "The Sacred Book of G", "I Energy - on Collective Consciousness and Old Shamanism", and editor/founder of 2HeadS zine on photography

Gonzalo W. Bénard has been living between Barcelona, Lisbon and Paris, doing his live as artist photographer and writer, he has his works being lectured in several universities around the globe, with more than 40 exhibitions worldwide, with his artworks in great art collections, private and public, from Sir Elton John to Museum of Serralves, Porto, and often featured in the main magazines like Eyemazing or published in Thames & Hudson. Gonzalo W. Bénard is High Functioning Autistic and has been tutor and teacher, storyteller and art curator. He was raised in a deep historical and cultural environment with his multiple European roots. He soon developed his taste and skills in writing, painting, photography, drawing and cooking. Natural healer and spiritual medium he’s a shaman who studied with masters in Africa and in the high mountains of Himalayas for several years often required or invited as so. Gonzalo Bénard went through brain death few years ago and came back to life 3 days afterwards with a loss of memory that he rebuilt, fixing the whole puzzle of his past.