Kaleidoscopes

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’29s, 2019).

Giving life, being, giving a hand, discovering it.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’08s, 2019).

Collective stairway descent. Attempt to exhaust a Roman place.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’46s, 2019).

A religious building, what else is it but a metaphor experienced by the sincere visitor to be immersed in the flowering?

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’02s, 2019).

Everyone’s utopia is perhaps a drawing centred on trust.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’21s, 2019).

When an architecture made of glass reveals its intrinsic abstraction.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’05s, 2019).

The functions and necessities of art, which is not a luxury, but life and our very nature. Quotes from Paul Klee.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’04s, 2019).

In the skin of a fragile insect at night. Based on a haiku by Ôshima Ryôta (1716-1784).

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’55s, 2018).

The effect of submission relationships on the brain.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’31s, 2018).

Contemplating the world through a lens that multiplies it may mean finding oneself in front of oneself, feeling that one is part of the world, and rebuilding oneself in this way.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’12s, 2018).

We’re all taking the same stairs. We meet each other there, every morning and every evening. We’re pretending nothing.

Un film de Benoît Labourdette (1’50s, 2018).

To cling to pillars planted in the water for centuries, to hope.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’57s, 2018).

Where we discover that architecture is much less real than we imagined.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’50s, 2018). Soprano: Karina Desbordes.

Unfold the world, feel the music of the past, which can open our perception of present reality.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’27s, 2018).

Discovering in the materiality of the world that a work of art is not what it seems.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’14s, 2018).

The importance of a work of art lies in its form, for this is how it changes the way of looking at the world.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’22s, 2018).

The mysteries and paradoxes of justice, like so many traces of electric movements forgotten in the past.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2017).

From the stone are born forms, which rise up to heaven, and finally resorb themselves.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’18s, 2017).

Diving inside the organic movement of the wind maybe.

Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’47 s, 2016).

Is reality more real than dream, or both are equal ? Based on the “Thoughts” by Blaise Pascal (17th century).

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’00s, 2016).

As if we vibrated in the strings of the instrument, the Greek Santouri, as if one lived its inner music.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (7’59s, 2016).

Political commitment begins in look and name what we see.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’11s, 2016).

Fantasy of the disappearance of religion.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’37s, 2016).

Numbers structure music ; thus, well focused, one can hear the singular song of no. 46 of this street...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’10s, 2016).

Wonder about the foundations of language, its meaning and its forms... for men and machines. This film is part of the transmedia project “The singularity” (www.la-singularite.com).

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’55s, 2016).

Visiting the dead is listening to their whispers.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’25s, 2015).

A bit of human knowledge, gathered inside an architecture.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2015).

Exploration by word and image of the relationship between physical movement and writing.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’36s, 2015).

Walking in his intimate night, motionless, his eyes moving behind their closed eyelids.

A film by Benoît Labourdette ( 4’39s , 2015).

Reliefs and traces of human presence. Record the memory of places.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’00s, 2015).

Is the world began, or is it an imaginary space, built from a logical matrix ? Questions and answers at a simple crossroads.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’51s, 2015).

Shadow of a body with multiplied members, shouting his nostalgia.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’58s, 2015).

A meeting of missing persons in a deconstructed place in transformation. Reminiscences of voices and breaths. Exploding of architectural elements, tables, chairs, windows, lamps...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’42s, 2015).

A very large Canadian lake, metaphor for matrix, birth and disappearance.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’50s, 2015).

Around the notion of “baby”, contrasting imaginary circulate.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’37s, 2015).

Living the rustle of the world, between vegetal force, air power, and organization, speech and human culture, beyond the borders of all kinds.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’40s , 2015).

Poetics of road signs in mountainous areas.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’28s, 2015).

A few seconds before a fatal car accident.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’59s, 2015).

Meeting between frogs and washing machines. Poetry in everyday life.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (7’05s, 2015).

The bankruptcy of a movie theater, and the words that accompany indifference.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’27s, 2015).

Children’s games in the rain. Danger lurks.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’42s, 2015).

From the sky comes a building, dedicated to the dream.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’12s, 2014).

Facets of a vision of the feminine, fragmentary.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’39s, 2014).

People emerged from the collective memory.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’46s, 2014).

Memories, drawned on walls, faces.

Video Creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’40s, 2014).

The reality around us is far more fragmented space than it appears in the first instance.

Video Creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’17s, 2014).

Enter somewhere. Not so simple...

Video Creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’39s, 2014).

Attempt to visual representation of the vocal machine.

A movie by Benoît Labourdette (3’24s, 2014).

Royaumont abbey : get there and rebuild it...

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette, 3’12s, 2014.

Meet the drawing of small nation on the pavement.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette, 4’48s, 2014.

Write, read, speak... but what ? And in what language ? I dont know... I listen without trying to understand.

Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’46s, 2014).

Erect statues ... Why? How? Where to look?

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’03s, 2014).

Kaleidoscope, magic lantern, invention of the phonograph, longing for love...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’11s, 2014).

The myth of scientific progress. According to Albert Bayet.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’43s, 2014).

A voice emerges from the field of image and sound.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’36s, 2014).

Portions of a building, which transform the bodies of humans who cross.

Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’45s, 2014).

Dialogue between a haiku of Ueda Chôshû and organic-generative kaleidoscopes images made with reality.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’51s, 2014).

The invention of landscape.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’16s, 2014).

Lights at night.

The criteria of composition When we do the framing of an image with a camera, we often use the classical criteria of image composition, inherited from the tradition of figurative painting. Which is quite natural. Things as we see them in the (...)

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’27s, 2014).

Materials and scales.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’47s, 2014).

Humans make maps, marks, before go into action.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’07s, 2014).

Architectural structures, nonliving, support glare movements of life.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’18s, 2014).

I have always been very afraid of the inside of the body.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’58s, 2014).

The small trace left on a surface, on a “skin”, is perhaps the most important thing there is.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’20s, 2014).

The position of the body in architecture is an eternal question for me.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’50s, 2013).

What is architecture, what is a place, how do you envisage ?

A film by Benoît Labourdette (7’11s, 2012).

The metaphor for the journey of life of a human being through a visual journey “kaleidoscopic” in a building.