Let’s imagine a moment - Episode 8

Imaginons un instant - Episode 8 A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’41s, 2009). Let’s imagine for a moment that this tree is a real tree... thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
27 November 2009. Published by Leny Müh.

Let’s imagine for a moment that this tree is a real tree...

The desire to confront my narrative proposal with History, inscribing it in an urbanistic perspective.

And, concerning the work of sound, the work with people’s voices around the situation, in the stereophonic space.

“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 (...)