Video-vegetal installation. Into the International Garden Festival of Chaumont-sur Loire, the landscape architect Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville has created a vegetable sculpture, in a basement, as a large liana levitating in the dark. I worked on (...)
A film by Richard Texier and Benoît Labourdette (8’51s, 2014).
Film Richard Texier’s paintings with a drone...
Video installation in 4 screens : human body - vegetable sculptures - video (a project by Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville, Maëlla-Mickaëlle Maréchal, Benoît Labourdette). Four circular screens, looping: The installation is visible online. Here it is in (...)
Exploring the issues of pictures made by drones, in workshops for children. On 27 September 2014, as part of the launch day of the season for young audiences at the Pompidou Centre (Paris, France), I proposed a foreshadowing workshops (...)
Alain Fleischer, filmmaker, artist, photographer, writer, director of Le Fresnoy Studio National des Arts contemporains was the most regular contributor of the Festival Pocket Films: From 2005 to 2010, he made each year the experience of making (...)
Video interview between Franck Ancel and Benoît Labourdette on the stakes of images and digital, as part of the prefiguration of the Digital Washhouse.
Personal exhibition of recent video works. La Veranda, an exhibition place for young digital creation in the Centre region of France (a structure of the association Plan libre créations) proposes a solo exhibition of my recent video work, 18 and (...)
Screening of “Dead leaf”, a film by Benoît Labourdette (8’33, 2012). Dario Apostoli, Italian photographer and filmmaker, organizes, in a small Italian village, Pavullo Nel Frignano, a sort of “cave”, an installation with projections of films by : (...)
30-minute performance with a drone, for a filmmaker, a performer and a composer. Benoît Labourdette, Gabriel Beckinger, Philip Griffiths. The next weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 December, at 15h and 16h at the Pompidou Center (Paris), come (...)
The artistic world of the “Prosopopoeia” exhibition evoked by music. Instrumental music, 2016, 9’35s (12 pieces). Compositions of Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers and records). I made a documentary about the exhibition “Prosopopoeia”, the (...)
Publication of an article in the special addon of ArtPress “Richard Texier, PANTHEO vortex” (June-July 2014). Download complete article (bilingual english-french) ArtPress devoted a special addon to Richard Texier, French painter and sculptor, (...)
A short documentary by Benoît Labourdette (4’36s, 2011).
Fate of the world leads me to cross a sculpture by Richard Texier in the port of La Rochelle, in July 2011. A correspondence, written and filmed, follows.
Show of the video installation « In excelsis » (Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville, Maëlla-Mickaëlle Maréchal, Benoît Labourdette) in the “Engaged Documentary Festival” - Bretenoux and Teyssieu (Lot - France). At the initiative of Carole Contant, September 25, (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (9’54s, 2014).
A mystery of the act of painting, unveiled with Richard Texier.
Benoît Labourdette’s conference (full video) : “The mobile audiovisual creativity: challenges and opportunities.” (36 minutes) Introduction of the conference Almost everyone has a camera in his pocket at all times, into his mobile phone. (...)
43rd Grenoble Open Air Short Film Festival : film analysis course.
The Grenoble Open Air Short Film Festival always starts with a two-day course. For the 43rd edition of the festival in 2020, the workshop is animated by Benoît Labourdette, and takes place in video, on the theme “Short film, digital and 21st (...)
We are in a society of words, and in a society of images. Citizens have become producers and broadcasters of their images, as well as being spectators. The images and their circulations modify in depth the psychosocial dimension of our lives. (...)
A selection, a collection of notes by Benoît Labourdette on the creation of moving images and on creation in general, gleaned from his work since 1992. As many pearls to think about the artistic work and the so singular work of the moving image, (...)