Southern Bypass is a road at the south of Nairobi in Kenya that leads into the heart of the city; This single take shot was filmed at 5.49am to 6am heading into the direction of the sunrise. The motorbike rider is a boda boda, a motorcycle taxi service. Where they came from and where they are going is incidental to their state of being; they are still and the world around them moves. The Soundtrack is by Jospeh Kamaru aka KMRU, a Nairobi ambient musician and field recording artist based in Berlin.
About the artists:
christopher tym creates interrogative spaces in moving image to explore how bodies can connect with each other in relation to their frame/s of reference. Through spaces of mediated proximity disem'bodies' are able to bend time and find solace - "i miss you, are you there? yes, let go."