DANSE / FLORAE
Danse / Florae (4:53) created by Tripp and Jenna Trouchet-Watt of Phantasmic TV, is a short film featuring dancer Erisy Watt in a creative exploration of dance and kaleidoscopic organic elements. Phantasmic TV work with experimental animation and film techniques to create a unique universe of visuals. The video art film features the music Sleeping Beauty, Act 1, “The Spell” VIII by Tchaikovsky.
TRIPP & JENNA TROUCHET-WATT of “PHANTASMIC TV”
Tripp and Jenna Trouchet-Watt are the two visual artists behind New York’s Phantasmic TV. Creating animations together since high school, the two have collaborated on a various assortment of eccentric projects ranging from stop motion animations to interactive video installations. Tripp spent his childhood as an introvert fascinated with gadgets and drains, trash compactors, and K’nex rollercoasters. Jenna grew up in the small coastal village of Fish Hoek, South Africa. Phantasmic’s work often incorporates found objects, cheap parlor tricks, and kitschy yet always soulful animations. Jenna and Tripp currently reside in Manhattan’s Upper East Side and plan to soon travel the world.