Salim Bayri

youngblood expo

FMI Groningen


Where does the anguish of seeing the Sun leave go?“, FHD video series with sound, 2016-?.


He usually doesn’t talk, he’s just there, without a voice, panting, running, staring at the camera… Sometimes translucid, he is hollow and literally empty inside. I modeled only his skin and eyeballs. It’s just a shell, a computer generated mesh. A literal “body without organs” as Deleuze would say that exaggerates the strangeness of a situation adding in a scene a character that is obviously out of context. He is not supposed to be there: in the photographic realm of what we see on the video.