A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’08s, 2019).
10 August 2019. Published by Benoît Labourdette.
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Collective stairway descent. Attempt to exhaust a Roman place.

Text quoted in preamble of the film

From now on, memories exist, fleeting or tenacious, futile or heavy, but nothing brings them together. They are like this unbound writing, made up of isolated letters unable to weld together to form a word, which was mine until the age of seventeen or eighteen, or like these dissociated, dislocated drawings, whose scattered elements almost never managed to connect with each other.

Georges Perec, W or the memory of childhood, 1975.

Kaleidoscope offers a very “organic” vision. As a visual metaphor of cell division, it opens up a field of perceptions and emotions, far beyond the ornamental it might seem at first glance. This figure has always concerned me, I offer you cinematic explorations.