Necessity

Foundations of the shortest day © Benoît Labourdette.

Birth“The shortest day” was born of a dynamic film professionals, who proposed early 2011 to the President of CNC Eric Garandeau, the concept of a national festival of short films, based on the model of the “Music festival” (which is held on June (...)

We will find out © Benoît Labourdette.
Unaware actors © Benoît Labourdette.

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.

Theory of modern art © Benoît Labourdette.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’05s, 2019).

The functions and necessities of art, which is not a luxury, but life and our very nature. Quotes from Paul Klee.

Illegal Cinema (The laboratories of Aubervilliers) © Benoît Labourdette.

Projection of my film Fatigue at Illegal cinema is an original initiative born in Belgrade in 2007, and taken over at the Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers.Note of intent of Illegal cinema:illegal_cinema is a weekly meeting where spectators show (...)

What is a “good frame” for pedagogy? © Benoît Labourdette.

In the field of education, there is a consensus that a “frame” is essential for the effective functioning of the educational strategy, and therefore for the development of the individual. But what exactly is a “frame”? And what are the ways to build (...)

Spirit Journal : article “Lives in Pictures” © Benoît Labourdette.

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 (...)

Rencontres photographiques d'Arles : “Pedagogy of the digital image” (conference) © Benoît Labourdette.

Development of practical and creative thinking in the pedagogy of images, with digital photography.July 8, 2013, invited by Jean-Yves Moirin and Francis Jolly in the Seminar of the Photographic Encounters, I proposed a conference on the (...)

Dialects © Benoît Labourdette.
Moore's Law © Benoît Labourdette.

An empirical law of computing that has more impact than we imagine on professional audiovisual practices. Gordon MooreGordon Moore, a chemist by training, is one of the co-founders of the company Intel, manufacturing microprocessors that equip (...)

Video Les beaux jours : Mashup workshop © Benoît Labourdette.

To make animated films from cut paper. The meetings of image education in AlsaceAs part of the meetings of image education in Alsace, organized by Vidéo Les Beaux Jours and Alsace cinéma, I participated in the animation of a day of thinking for (...)

Shy © Benoît Labourdette.
The being and the image © Benoît Labourdette.

Short proposal for an operativity of the philosophy of the image.

The images we look at, share, imagine and create have an important impact on our being in the world. Why do they do so? And how can we make good use of images to “be better”? Philosophical hypotheses and practical questions.The purpose of this (...)

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