A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’52s, 2018). Based on an interview with Yves Bonnefoy by Auxilio Alcantar.
To the question “What is poetry?”, the poet Yves Bonnefoy gives an answer that concerns the essential, in terms of philosophy.
Series of 25 paintings on paper 50x65cm. “The coal consumed in the fireplace, which has lasted all spring, is now used to, at the time of the arrival of the summer, write the sensation of time that has gone, a revival that promises, engraving (...)
I don’t expect anything from anyone, I act, in all simplicity. For a confidential audience, yes, but a real, existing audience, people, my “friends”, if you will.