Colour is a matter of psychology, physiology, neurobiology, chemistry, physics, art, philosophy... This notion operates at the heart of some of my films and at certain key points in my work.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’28s, silent, 2020).
Mise en abyme of the presence of human bodies as abstractions, through time, techniques and cultures.
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 (...)
Artwork digital video. Benoît Labourdette (5’51s, 2014).
Abstract shapes, children color from the sky.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’25s, 2015).
A bit of human knowledge, gathered inside an architecture.
Revisit the principles of four-colour printing, with inks and ashes. Fifteen “numerical paintings”.Mechanical colour reproduction does not use the same primary colours as in painting. There are only three: Red, Green and Blue. On computer (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’46s, 2019).
A religious building, what else is it but a metaphor experienced by the sincere visitor to be immersed in the flowering?
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2019, muet).
Why do we let ourselves be photographed?Based on photos of Mark Neville published in Le Monde “M”.
Write the word “color” with multi-colored letters.
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 (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’26s, 2012). Musical improvisation by Olivier Mellano.
We all sat on chairs in classrooms. We make these chairs ? What do they give us ?How they welcome us ? Can we look at them differently than in a utilitarist point of view ? Besides, are they not utilitarian ? They pass, through their design, (...)
The company ED Distribution has launched in theaters December 26, 2012 “The people” Dutch movie by Alex Van Warmerdam (1992), the twentieth anniversary of its realization.Quidam production supported the restoration of the digital master and (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’02s, silent, 2017, pseudonym : Zorro).
The processes that lead to racism.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (7’11s, 2012).
The metaphor for the journey of life of a human being through a visual journey “kaleidoscopic” in a building.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’10s, 2012).
Music softens morals.
Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (1’10s, 2013).
A digital tribute to the first Lumière films, with these references.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’26s, 2018, pseudonym: Bob).
Transmission is emulation, fertilization of the soul.
Proposal open to the public to make animated films to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Higher School of Architecture Paris-Belleville. Analysis, strategy and implementationHow, in an evening when a thousand people are invited, (...)
What methodology should be adopted to build cultural projects that have the capacity to tame uncertainty and thus become more deeply rooted in their objectives? Methodological proposal, based on the thesis of Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the (...)