Hoël Duret
Petite histoire du bricolage, 2012

Petite histoire du bricolage (2012)
HD video 1080p with sound, 42ʼ05ʼʼ © Hoël Duret / ADAGP, Paris 2012

The video follows the dismantling process of an icon of the Do It Yourself, a low quality jigsaw. Each pieces of the machine is neatly classified by category on the table. The voice over of the poet Pierre Giquel reads a history of DIY, from its survivalists early days until it became the fashionable hobby of the middle class.