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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, (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’26s, 2018, pseudonym: Bob).

Transmission is emulation, fertilization of the soul.

Running in a little stride on a fresh grass of the morning dew.Instrumental Music, 2017, 2’53s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers).Improvisation carried out under private signature, July 24, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette production). (...)

A film by un ten years old child (9’04s, 2019).

Living in the inner world of a 10-year-old child, through a truculent walk with him in the neighborhood.

The projected image is an extremely rich track to animate architecture, private or public space, the theatre stage. I have been experimenting with it for a long time in the field of live performance as well as in public space. For life to be (...)

Listen to the people around you and write down some of their words.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2016, 1h06’).

Film made of permanent layering of images and sounds, as in writing a chorus of self-creation through artistic expression.Choral work as part of a creative residency at the Maison Populaire de Montreuil in (...)

Video platform

On 1 April 2020, during the period of confinement in France, I opened the video contribution platform www.parmafenetre.fr..Following the numerous feedbacks I received, creating these films, as much as watching them, did a lot of good to those (...)

Sticky and granular emotional touches.Instrumental Music, 2017, 2’57s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers).Public improvisation carried out as part of a creative evening “Le fil”, June 30, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette production). (...)

Forget yourself in a gentle rhythm that drifts.Instrumental music, 2017, 3’21s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers).Public improvisation carried out as part of a creative evening “Le fil”, June 30, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)

The fémis (National School of picture and sound, Paris - France) offers a “Summer School”, which is each year a documentary filmmaking course during two months for students from around the world.I assure the animation of the beginning of the (...)

In four hours, form a group, experiment with RV, appropriate a place and the technique, imagine a scenario, and shoot a 360° film, thanks to collective creativity and cooperation..The Bibliothèque Publique d’Information of the Centre Pompidou (...)

Musical creations, often improvised, usually made with an analog synthesizer, in public or private. For improvisations, the general principle is to play a single instrument, to create the whole sound live. No pre-existing rhythm on which to (...)

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