Metro

Series of photographs. Cubist faces thanks to the tears of torn up advertising postersOn the suggestion of the photographer Myriam Drosne, when a “paper face” appears to me in the city, its streets or its subways, I keepa photographic track of (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’15s, 2005).

Looks and desires in the subway.

Series of photographs.Advertising posters on the walls of cities and transport corridors are to me an extremely aggressive visual factor. I’ve always been dreaming of cities with no evidence other than the architecture itself.On November 8th, (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (7’, 2017).

To be there without being there, not to be there by being there. To be above all within oneself. Meditate. In the subway.

A “Photo Booth” machine with interactive marketing hit me. I made this series of photos into a movie. But in reality, the photos are already in the film series, it is not necessary to change the (...)

Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (1’10s, 2013).

Sometimes, in the Paris metro, thanks to work, the walls are stripped of their posters for a facelift. So, during the time of repair, there are still traces, such as scratches that make the ancient pieces of posters. No more commercials, but (...)

In everyday life, all of a sudden, our eye settles on something, and follows it...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’08s, 2011).

A station dock, a Flip camera on the ground, the voice-over of the stationmaster, waiting travelers, a train arriving...

Video loop by Benoît Labourdette (1’10s, 2013).

The modernization of subway platforms in Paris (France) consists of the installation of glass barriers on the quayside. As a screen so that opens and closes each time underground. The entrance is in the car and as an entry in the (...)

For a few months at the end of 2010, I am committed to photographing cameras to observe the machines through which we observed in our knowledge everywhere and all the time. This has produced this series of 52 photographs. Dare to face the eye (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’43s, 2005).

In 2005, the cameras appear in the phones, and invite to film the daily. One of the first movies shot on mobile phones.

Film by Benoît Labourdette (2’47 s, 2016).

Is reality more real than dream, or both are equal ? Based on the “Thoughts” by Blaise Pascal (17th century).

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’17s, 2010).

Let’s imagine for a moment that this shuttle is full of travelers... .

Film Benoît Labourdette (3’02s, 2010).

The violence of the images and the violence of the relationship to the images, through the deadly ’road-movie’ with one hand.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’53s, 2005).

Rediscover the world, between its real and imaginary dimensions, with a new shooting tool.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’43s, 2013).

“Far, far away in my thoughts, at the end of the screen of my eyes printed with electronic images.”

Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (1’10s, 2013).

The view of a single metro corridor, with the same principle of visual overlay of four times, in which the pixels are subtracted, added, multiplied, divided, to show as “edges” of time, on the edges of architecture, and human beings, unique, (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’59s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that this wall is a lawn...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’26s, 2008).

Our real is formed of the combination of our daily experience, our footsteps are, and the reception of this information.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’23s, 2010).

Musical nostalgia in the subway in Toronto.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’47s, 2016).

Facing our child, real or imagined.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1h03’, 2008).

A 30-day diary, 30 shots-sequence. Meetings, people, animals and places, from bottom to top. The search for what is hidden behind the appearances of the trivial. Chance and necessity.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’07s, 2014).

Architectural structures, nonliving, support glare movements of life.

A face in front of you, in your head.Instrumental music, 2017,6’52s. Composition by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers and piano).

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