A fragile and nostalgic portable grand piano, played in everyday life, subways, trains, cabs, streetcars, offices and lounges, day and night. Download Benoît Labourdette’s album “Vibrant Box (2021)” for free Played on Arturia American Grey Road (...)
Collective film (4’41s, 2014).
Abandoned on the ground, these objects wonder about their lives.
Two voices exchange, respond, listen, not always, and sometimes are in unison. Instrumental Music, 2017, 2’12s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (piano). Improvisation carried out in private, September 6, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’40s, 2021).
Good reasons to be emotional.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’32s, 2021).
And what if we played a game of inventing a castle inspired by trees?
A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’19s, 2018).
“I am absolutely convinced that anyone, without any special knowledge or skills, without having to look at I don’t know what so-called native dispositions, can devote themselves to art with every chance of success.” Jean (...)
Notes ginned like rain. Instrumental, 2015, 2’27s. Composition and interpretation of Benoît Labourdette (piano and synthesizer).
Instrumental music, 2019, 2’19s. Composition by Benoît Labourdette (prepared piano).
The soundboard of the piano which proposes a journey on rough dirt roads.
Nocturnal nostalgia which is imagined in the other, and which is born in itself. Instrumental Music, 2017, 4’40s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (piano). Improvisation carried out in private, September 5, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’53s, 2021).
At the moment when everything tilts our third eye opens. And is discovered to us like an ultrasound of reality.
The ladder is not always easy to climb. Instrumental music, 2017, 1’45s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (piano). Improvisation carried out in private, September 5, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)
Underlying dialogues in the face of the sea spray. Notes and sounds thrown like seeds, which matured during four to five years, to gradually gather, find each other and propose to germinate, to come out of the ground. Download the album “Exit (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (53s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: Stéphane G.).
“No one shall be disturbed for his opinions, even religious ones, provided their manifestation does not disturb the public order established by law.”
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’13s, 2021).
As if life was reborn, in the heart of the mechanical world, love once again visible.
Set of nine instrumental tracks composed and performed by Benoît Labourdette. The summer camp, studious and festive time, a universe that brings to a playful music. Download the whole album “Summer Camp” for free. Hiha (3’37s). Riri (3’04s). (...)
Un film de Benoît Labourdette (1’50s, 2018).
To cling to pillars planted in the water for centuries, to hope.
Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’46s, 2014).
Memories, drawned on walls, faces.
Happy memories, slowed down by the late hour. Instrumental music, 2017, 2’21s. Improvisation by Benoît Labourdette (piano). Improvisation carried out in private, September 6, 2017 (Benoît Labourdette (...)
Collective film (3’02s, 2015).
Hands of humans from all over the world are talking through their tattoos, to music in a building by Le Corbusier.
The artistic world of the “Prosopopoeia” exhibition evoked by music. Instrumental music, 2016, 9’35s (12 pieces). Compositions of Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers and records). I made a documentary about the exhibition “Prosopopoeia”, the (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’06s, 2020).
Light is what gives existence.
Weaving together the elements of one’s own life, to elaborate a living matter. The piano that is left to resonate offers notes, melodies, rhythms and intensities to meet, creating pools of sound in which, at times, one can see oneself reflected. (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’54s, 2021).
“The harder you try to see - by staring strongly and trying not to blink - the more difficult it is to see where you are aiming.” (William Bates, “Perfect Sight Without Glasses,” 1920).
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’20s, 2015).
A frustrated desire since childhood, who finally seems to open.
A face in front of you, in your head. Instrumental music, 2017,6’52s. Composition by Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers and piano).
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’31s, 2020).
The most beautiful memories can be without nostalgia, because life goes on.
A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’36s, 2015).
Making the musical video teaser of “This is not a dream” (Louise Moaty and Alexei Lubimov). Magic between production of live images and modern music.
Recital by Karina Desbordes (soprano), Sylvie Lechevalier (piano) and Benoît Labourdette (video).
Eternal Russian melodies in a poetic visual universe drawn live on architecture thanks to video projection. On Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8pm, at the Église écossaise de Paris (17 rue Bayard 75008 Paris), Karina Desbordes (soprano), Sylvie (...)