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Training day and co-construction of educational tools to work on self-image, designed in collaboration between theMaison de l’image (Noémie Rubat du Mérac, project manager) and Benoît Labourdette. April 26, 2018.Summary of the day on the website (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’54s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that cars don’t exist...

A film by Richard Texier and Benoît Labourdette (8’51s, 2014).

Film Richard Texier’s paintings with a drone...

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

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

Collective film (4’42s, 2016).

Exist? In time, in space, in poetry... in the image?

From the point of view of perception, a film is only an illusion formed by our brain from visual and auditory stimuli. Images seen can produce sounds and vice versa. Each person mentally constructs a different film from the same film seen. Thus (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’43s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that this train doesn’t exist anymore...

I published the article “Lives in Pictures” in the June 2016 issue of the Spirit Journal on the theme “Power of Images”. Issue edited by Carole Desbarats. Presentation text of the article “Lives in Pictures”Smartphones and digital platforms have (...)

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, 4 minutes, 2009, digital, Scope 2.35, Color, stereo.

We meet a homeless in the street and we forget, one minute later.

What is an image ?To answer this question, the first question to ask is: Why do we see? How do we see? What do we see?Keeping it simple: at the bottom of our eye, there is a “sensitive area”, which sends information to the brain, which (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (53s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: John B.).

Write the language differently, reinvent our place in the world.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’11s, 2009).

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

A film by Benoît Labourdette (12’43s, 2017). Text and photographs by Myriam Drosne.

Binocular walk in 360° inside the memory of a project of photographs of a construction site.

Filmmaking workshops on the theme of positive disability. Croizy positive disability FestivalThe Croizy Festival, dedicated to the “positive disability”, asked me to lead workshops filmmaking to teenagers. The challenge was to initiate the (...)

Pocket Films began as a film festival, founded by Benoît Labourdette with Forum des images (Paris, France, 2005-2010), dedicated to the creation of films with cell phones and pocket cameras. Its success made that it has become a common name : we (...)

The films gathered here were made in a collaborative way in 2019 as part of the participatory artistic action DIA LOG, which accompanies the changes in the Les Navigateurs district of Choisy-le-Roi. Immersed in the eyes of the children of the (...)

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