Exist

A film by Richard Texier and Benoît Labourdette (8’51s, 2014).

Film Richard Texier’s paintings with a drone...

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 (...)

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 (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (53s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: John B.).

Write the language differently, reinvent our place in the world.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’11s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that fatigue doesn’t exist...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’05s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist...

From the point of view of perception, a film is only an illusion formed by our brain from visual and auditory stimuli. Images seen can produce sounds and vice versa. Each person mentally constructs a different film from the same film seen. Thus (...)

Collective film (4’42s, 2016).

Exist? In time, in space, in poetry... in the image?

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’54s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that cars don’t exist...

A film by Benoît Labourdette, 4 minutes, 2009, digital, Scope 2.35, Color, stereo.

We meet a homeless in the street and we forget, one minute later.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’43s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that this train doesn’t exist anymore...

Training day and co-construction of educational tools to work on self-image, designed in collaboration between theMaison de l’image (Noémie Rubat du Mérac, project manager) and Benoît Labourdette. April 26, 2018.Summary of the day on the website (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’27s, 2018).

Discovering in the materiality of the world that a work of art is not what it seems.

Video capture of a collective creation directed by Benoît Labourdette. Played on March 26, 2016 at the CNSAD (15 minutes).

“Today, almost everyone takes the stage on digital networks, takes a presence in the gaze of others by self-portraits interposed. What about the place of our lives? What can the theater stage, representation, and poetic gesture put into motion in (...)

Because of the mechanical nature of its technical function, photography is for me a matter of time rather than a visual matter : in its silver salts, or its pixels today, it is time which is captured, preserved, reinvented at every glance. Time (...)

DVD (1997) and Blu-ray (2006), optical distribution media, still exist and still have multiple jobs. I am an expert in these technologies. Engineering design, project management, encoding, authoring, to manufacture the most ergonomic supports (...)

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