The fascination of being able to film what happens in everyday life, thanks to the first mobile phones equipped with cameras.
A reel of film on the floor. I kept the trace in motion, I took note of this encounter, and the movement of thought at that moment: “oh, an old trick, I pick it up, but I’ll throw it in the trash,”. And then ... I think of the film “On the Beach of Belfast”, by Henri François Imbert, who made a rich investigation from an old film found. So finally, the choice to retain this film reel.
It was only a few months ago, in 2005, that there were cameras in the phones that could be filmed at any time.
I make short films as a painter makes paintings, usually in a lonely way, away from academic practices of making cinema. Some films are made in a very spontaneous way, others can take years to mature. I explore the meeting between the image and the world. These are experimental works, which often also tell stories...