Let’s imagine a moment - Episode 20

Imaginons un instant - Episode 20 A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’20s, 2010). Let’s imagine for a moment that these stairs and escalators are rivals... thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
6 January 2010. Published by Leny Müh.

Let’s imagine for a moment that these stairs and escalators are rivals...

Two competing stairs? For what reason? The society of numbers can even push inanimate objects into competition! The proof is in this film.

“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 (...)