Let’s imagine a moment - Episode 1

Imaginons un instant - Episode 1 Let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist... A Benoît Labourdette film (2’05s, 2009) thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
17 November 2009. Published by Leny Müh.

Let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist...

A Benoît Labourdette film (2’05s, 2009)

First episode of a series that I had the idea for three years ago, but which was only made possible in 2009 with the appearance of the camera “Zoom Q3”.

“Let’s imagine for a moment that this broom is a human being”, “let’s imagine for a moment that this pavement is a sun”, “let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist”... in everyday life, incongruous and surrealistic visions of the world.

Twenty and one sequence shots, shot in 2009, in which I film myself, as I travel through life’s peregrinations, imagining by words a fiction based on the reality I am crossing.

I made this series with an innovative tool, the “Zoom Q3”, the first pocket camera equipped with an excellent quality microphone. It was this camera that invited me to do a work on the recording of the live voice in daily life.