The Marseillaise

Collective film (4’21s, 2019).
14 September 2019. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

The Marseillaise reappropriated, reinvented, by children from “neighbourhoods” in the 21st Century.

Film made from children’s drawings and Kassid’s recorded voice, independently. Edited by Romain Baujard and Benoît Labourdette.

As part of a creative residency of Benoît Labourdette and Romain Baujard. Action DIA LOG, supported by artists Myriam Drosne and Marie-Ann Trân. Quartier des Navigateurs in Choisy-le-Roi - co-production Paris Concert and MAC VAL - 2019.

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 neighbourhood and discovery of a unique working method.Some films have only one author, others are collective creations. They exist because we have set up spaces for sincere creative encounters, which create what I call a “territory of shared imagination”. In my opinion, it is a rich way of opening up to the possible a singular, surprising, (...)