Greg Barth serves us our last supper, sprinkled with confetti, and we eat it up.
This project was heavily inspired by Scorcese’s 20-minute version of Michael Jackson’s Bad. This super cheesy rendition sparked an idea in me: to make a visual track that is both glossy and nostalgic but imparts a very dark message.
The idea that the new generation is being corrupted by the old one and is leaving behind a scorched, polluted world is a bleak one. The 80s look gives the video a certain charm and takes the edge off, making the sombre ending easier to swallow.
I wanted to create a stereotypical dance for the Boomers, a classic number a la West Side Story: totally patriarchal and old school.
I love to play with surrealist juxtapositions. A lot of pessimism disguised in pastel colours