Research about pictures

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, sociological, political, artistic levels... It seems essential to me not to avoid critical thinking about images, their technologies and uses. To think, there is nothing like experimenting, searching, conceptualizing, sharing. I share here resources, projects and experiences around images, which I hope will be useful, in the fields of education, art, philosophy...

Analysis of a success.

A 10-second video posted on the social network TikTok on August 18, 2020 has made, one month later, more than 400 million views, and the highest number of “I like” since the beginning of this social network. Hypothesis on the reasons for this (...)

Reflection and starting point for experiments.

Moving images are verticalizing. This is far from being anecdotal and has an impact on our representation of the world. What philosophical changes does this bring about? How can we explore them? How can we share them? Images are becoming more (...)

Methodological proposal

Thought-provoking ideas and proposals for audiovisual workshop concepts for nuanced and useful actions, with the aim of building critical thinking on gender stereotypes. Stereotypes and domination The world has long been largely structured by (...)

The projected image is an extremely rich track to animate architecture, private or public space, the theatre stage. I have been experimenting with it for a long time in the field of live performance as well as in public space. For life to be (...)

Project to support psychosocial and pedagogical practices around the empathy clinic and using images. By Serge Tisseron and Benoît Labourdette, accompanied bySonia Winter. A website giving details of the methods and results opened on 1 March (...)

Collaborative action-research project led by Benoît Labourdette production in 2018 and 2019, to develop the synergy between teenage cinema attendance and cultural action. In co-production and co-piloting with Arcadi, ACRIF, Images Forum and (...)

“The singularity” is a collaborative transmedia project, launched in 2016 by Benoît Labourdette. Around a thematic spine, over a long period of time (several years), film creations, theatrical forms, exhibitions, creative workshops in various (...)

Day of reflection and common development of innovative projects, for cinema operators and mediators. The ACRIRA and the GRAC (Rhône Alpes region), within the framework of their “Ciné Lab # 6”asked me to participate in the animation of a day of (...)

As part of smugglers national meetings of images 2016 November 19, 2016, I proposed a “pico-projection workshop”, experiences shared with professionals in education, with the image and with young people to reflect, in action, the potential of (...)

I published the article “Lives in Pictures” in the June 2016 issue of the Spirit Journal on the theme “Power of Images”. Issue edited by Carole Desbarats. Presentation text of the article “Lives in Pictures” Smartphones and digital platforms have (...)

Creative residency at the Maison Populaire de Montreuil: participatory creation and feature film. Creative residency at the Maison Populaire de Montreuil: participatory creation and feature film. Creative residency at the Maison Populaire de (...)

“Image education 2.0” (under the direction of Benoît Labourdette), practical book of image education in the digital age, published by ACAP. Free download. Download the entire book (french). In line with the work of Jacques Rancière (“The ignorant (...)

The Ministry of Culture and Communication (France) launched in November 2012 a “National Consultation on Arts Education” to “enable all young people, in all territories, access to art and culture, from early childhood to university.” I was one of (...)