Dérive / Archive

Co-direction : Mélodie Blanchot, Loïc Bontems, Romain Descours, Cécile Verchère

Mini DV film, Color and black-and-white, 28 min, 2004

Music : Louis Sclavis

Production : Rhino Jazz Festival

 

Contemporary reinterpretation of Situationist Psychology, constructed on the notion of territoriality.

The film, entirely composed of archive images of the city Saint-Étienne, weaves a network of relationships (formal, symbolic, rhythmic,…), exposing the aspect of archives that goes beyond the purely informative function and becomes a mnemonic device.