Bodghaya - taken form the surface
12:26 min, HD Blue Ray 24 p /Digi Beta 25 p /HDV 25 p
16:9, PAL/NTSC, color, stereo, 2015
video by SSMIDD, videosurface-project

It was in Bodghaya, where Buddha Shakyamuni reached enlightenment more than 2600 years ago. But besides some very impressive places of worship and different context related activities the city seems to represent a very average indian community with the site-specific ups and downs.

Through the vail of a bumpy and comic strip-like video-landscape the spectators are being confronted with portraits of sentient beings at the edge of the mere subsistence.