Shoot movies with mobile phones as of 2005, when cameras appear in phones, shoot movies with drones from 2013, when he sold quantities at Christmas, use standalone portable projectors to project movies in the streets, deflect the techniques of Virtual Reality...
Technical tools, when they appear, are often the product of industrial and commercial projects. They must be questioned by artists, because they change our representations of the world, our ways of living, and it is essential to build our critical distance.
I take advantage of technical innovations to question them, to divert them, within the framework of my own artistic projects and collective projects, research projects, and public cultural events, creative and playful, festivals in particular.
What’s the point of culture? What is cinema? Will we go back to cultural places? Is it necessary to rethink cultural proposals in order to adapt them? But adapt them to what and how? These are fundamental questions that are being asked today by (...)
Movies meeting a neighborhood... Since 2011, I propose “night journey” travelling projections of short films in a district building. No installation, these projections are made using a pico-projector (portable projectors). This is the “mobile (...)
The films called “VR” (Virtual Reality) are films, linear or interactive, shot with 360° cameras, which can be viewed either on screen by moving inside the image with the mouse or the finger, either with a helmet placed in front of the eyes while (...)
The drone, this flying camera that comes among us, raises, for a filmmaker, important issues. Military object, object for surveillance and death, object of cartographic ubiquity by multinationals, and soon business purpose, delivery device. (...)
Pocket Films began as a film festival, founded by Benoît Labourdette with Forum des images (Paris, France, 2005-2010), dedicated to the creation of films with cell phones and pocket cameras. Its success made that it has become a common name : we (...)
The image has become a language that everyone “speaks” on a daily basis, much more so than before the democratization of digital tools. Thus the stakes of images touch more than ever our existence in a very direct way, at the psychological, (...)
Performing arts is my training and my initial culture. Young actor in the 90’s with among other La Compagnie du Chaland and Trottoir Express (France), I was teached to the work of the mask and the art of the jester with William Nedel. I also very (...)