A window is an opening. This opening is mainly considered in the architectural sense, but it is also psychological, symbolic, historical, rhetorical, financial, anatomical, computer-related... windows can be found in all areas of life. Moreover, it is quite possible that you are reading this text on a computer whose operating system is called “Windows”!
Since 2009, I have been proposing to many people to make films “By my window”, in the sense of an opening towards oneself and towards others, by sharing the sensible.
My work of artistic creation and mediation could be seen as a process of discovery and opening of windows, one’s own, for oneself and for others, in a double movement of mutual enrichment. The moving screenings, which opens windows in the walls of cities, are the most obvious incarnation of this.
Travelling screening as part of the Valence Script Festival
Travelling projection in the old town of Valence of a selection of films “By my window”.The International Festival of Valence - Scriptwriters and Composers could not take place in April 2020 due to the confinement. A partnership has been (...)
A collective film, initiated and edited by Benoît Labourdette (1h01’, 2009-2020).
Look out your window at home, and think of an important memory.This collective film is composed of 44 videos (among 500 made) shot by people in France, Algeria and Tunisia, between 2009 and 2013, in creative workshops led by Benoît Labourdette. (...)