Bitumen

Collective film (4’41s, 2014).

Abandoned on the ground, these objects wonder about their lives.

A roll of 35mm film after it rained in the street in front of my home in 1998, recording dead leaves on its sensitive surface, using a Minolta camera and a 50mm lens. These dead leaves seem to be inscribed in the human world, on their asphalt, (...)

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’47s, 2014).

Humans make maps, marks, before go into action.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (0’56s, silent, 2021).

Postcards scattered on the ground lead us to who we were looking for.

Series of photographs. Variation on the experience of a Parisian sidewalk. Shoot with the body, the hand that triggers the camera being an integral part of the optical system. Its presence before / with the objective diffracts the light rays to (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’19s, 2011).

The trace, in the places, of the stories and dramas that took place there. A reserved parking space, another reserved parking space, empty at the moment we look at them, but which have seen so many people and life stories... who can tell so (...)

What is an image ? To answer this question, the first question to ask is: Why do we see? How do we see? What do we see? Keeping it simple: at the bottom of our eye, there is a “sensitive area”, which sends information to the brain, which (...)

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