by the way

Atsushi Ogata and Anna Davis

1999, 05:30 minutes, colour


"by the way" is a video which explores the space within intimately shared moments. Two characters, a woman and a man, travel together, but where they go, what they see, and even the exact nature of their relationship are unclear. The ephemeral imagery, floating soundtrack, and the characters are subtle and at times playful dialogues move along the wayside, reflecting on human moments of incidental connections.

What do we observe? How do we amuse ourselves? And what do we remember in the transient waiting spaces we find ourselves suspended in?

All that is left are fleeting traces that skirt around the edges of events and yet somehow remain...

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