Imaginary territory

Imaginary territory Artwork digital video. Benoît Labourdette. 5’51s, 2014. Abstract shapes, children color from the sky. thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
26 October 2014. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

Abstract shapes, children color from the sky.

Forms placed on the ground by groups of children, September 27, 2014 at the Centre Pompidou, and then flown by a drone, I was flying. Watch an imaginary territory by the look of surveillance, then arrange these views, can give birth to something quite different, below, above, or just outside the place of manufacture. An intimate, inside the collective. In my experience, in my work, as a practical matter of collective unconscious, which is sculptable, which belongs to us all, everyone. Today.


I make short films as a painter makes paintings, usually in a lonely way, away from academic practices of making cinema. Some films are made in a very spontaneous way, others can take years to mature. I explore the meeting between the image and the world. These are experimental works, which often also tell stories...