Jeff Antebi is the founder and creative director of Waxploitation Artists, a company where he was responsible for developing the careers of Grammy Award winning artists including Gnarls Barkley, Danger Mouse and most recently Grammy nominated artist Broken Bells as well as critically acclaimed projects like Dangerdoom with Adult Swim, Dark Night of the Soul with David Lynch, and the infamous Grey Album.
Antebi developed Danger Mouse's producing career which includes albums by Beck, Gorillaz and The Black Keys.
Antebi produced the Causes 1 and Causes 2 album series to benefit the work of Oxfam, Human Rights Watch and Médecins Sans Frontières. The albums include songs from Diplo, Spoon, LCD Soundsystem, Animal Collective, The Shins, Devendra Banhart, The Decemberists, Death Cab for Cutie among others.
He recently established Waxploitation’s Ways & Means “fine art” imprint and is producing two projects non-music projects that include original collaborations and contributions from Erykah Badu, Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Frank Black, Cornelius, Bon Iver, Mogwai and No Age.
As a photographer, Antebi has covered a number of conflicts including the war Afghanistan, a destabilized Haiti, the bloody Malay insurgency in South Thailand, and the drug cartel wars in Juarez. He was the first photographer ever exhibited by the acclaimed StolenSpace Gallery in London, home to Shephard Fairey, D*FACE and Pete Fowler to name a few.
Antebi’s work has been featured by PBS NewsHour, CNN, The Paris Review, Rolling Stone, NPR, GOOD Magazine, and Andrew Sullivan of the Atlantic Monthly. His solo exhibition Haiti Before 1.12.10 was curated by LACMA’s Edward Robinson.