Let’s imagine a moment - Episode 10

Imaginons un instant - Episode 10 A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’11s, 2009). Let’s imagine for a moment that fatigue doesn’t exist... thumbnail Benoît Labourdette
30 November 2009. Published by Leny Müh.

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

Explicitly link the shooting to an inner state of the present moment.

This was the case of the very first film in the series, less explicitly. It’s an interesting axis, because it’s the opportunity to work on the truth of things, which you don’t perceive yourself, but which is the real subject of the film.

“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 (...)