Series of photographs of Indian paper, printed 30 years earlier. 81 squares.
The creative invention each morning on the floor in front of one’s house must also be nourished by sharing ideas. I had bought paper magazines of kolam patterns in Pondicherry (South India) in 1989. I unearthed them in 2016 and photographed the (...)
Collective film (1’45s, 2020).
Harassed or stalker, how the functions lock each other up.
Series of 25 paintings on paper 50x65cm. “The coal consumed in the fireplace, which has lasted all spring, is now used to, at the time of the arrival of the summer, write the sensation of time that has gone, a revival that promises, engraving (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’02s, 2012).
A touch film, made of paper and words.
Series of photographs. Cubist faces thanks to the tears of torn up advertising posters On 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 (2’38s, silent, 2017).
A so negative feeling...
Revisit the principles of four-colour printing, with inks and ashes. Fifteen “numerical paintings”. Mechanical colour reproduction does not use the same primary colours as in painting. There are only three: Red, Green and Blue. On computer (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1 ’, mute, 2017, pseudonym: Bernard L.).
Words have meaning.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’, 2019).
Paris as seen by its paper directory in 2019.
Article from the municipal newspaper of the city of Meudon (France, November 1992), on the prize awarded for the shooting of Benoît Labourdette’s first feature film, named “Sebastien’s business” in the article, but whose final title was “Head in the (...)
Since 2011, I have been offering workshops for the production of animated films from paper cut, in various contexts, notably in media libraries, at the Maison des metallos, at the Forum des images, at the Museum of Man->Art636], at the Grand (...)
Articles and studies that I have written for magazines and newspapers, downloadable in PDF.