In the “Polyamory” series. A film by Benoît Labourdette, based on an idea by Nassera Tamer (2’25s, 2020).
Love we live it, it guides us or overwhelms us, we enjoy it or suffer from it... but by the way, what is it, exactly?
A word that expresses the encounter, the most powerful emotion, how to write it itself?
The six letters that make up the word “couple” have a hard time fitting together, and even end up forming other words.
In the “Polyamory” Series. A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’55s, 2020).
The couple seems to be an evidence in the construction of love and family. Let’s lift the veil on its true history.
Calligraphic explorations, unique words inspiring their form of drawing.
The letters of these words must be in each other, for they have been asked. They seek their freedom there.
Listen to the people around you and write down some of their words.
Write the word “color” with multi-colored letters.
The letters of these words are necessarily linked, by the line.
It is forbidden for the lines to touch each other. And yet they dialogue, all the more so.
In the “Polyamory” series. A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’38s, 2019).
Many lovers? How to manage the schedule?
Where the intersection between the letters is no exception, the word that at first seemed to flee takes its reason.
These letters must touch each other, without mixing their bodies.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’36s, 2019).
An inaccessible child’s dream, in a lost house in the woods.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (0’54s, silent, 2019).
Everything turns away and turns on social networks.
Here the letters do not touch, which does not take anything away from the depth of their dialogue; it is courteous love.
Words are discovered, stripped, met in the adventure of their freehand writing.
A film by Sylviane Bertrand, Benoît Labourdette and Nordine Salhi (1’, silent, 2018).
Calligraphy of bodies, crossing a history of cinema, between black and white.
The intersection of the bodies of certain letters is the nature of this writing.