Pont Neuf

Pont Neuf Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (1’10s, 2013). The Pont Neuf, in addition to its architectural history (the oldest bridge in Paris), has an artistic history : its packaging by Christo in 1985, the film “The Lovers on the Pont Neuf” by Leos Carax in 1991, etc.. But one of its reality is that in front of it on a daily basis, thousands of cars pass, which is not very poetic ... thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
24 July 2013. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

The Pont Neuf, in addition to its architectural history (the oldest bridge in Paris), has an artistic history : its packaging by Christo in 1985, the film “The Lovers on the Pont Neuf” by Leos Carax in 1991, etc.. But one of its reality is that in front of it on a daily basis, thousands of cars pass, which is not very poetic ...

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Video installation. These are one-minute videos to be broadcast repeatedly on black surfaces. Work on the sensation of the landscape, the project to transmit an immediate impression. As a mix between Lumière and impressionist paintings ... made of pixels. Four image layers, whose pixels are subtracted from each other, a mostly black image with objects and bodies are revealed when they are shifted from each other : this is the time that makes the image.