Inspired by the skateboard videos and magazines of the 2000s, fantoms is an attempt to merge the authenticity of the skateboard scene with the power of projected light.
Similar to Miyazaki’s forest spirits, the fantoms live a parallel quite life in the boiling city.
With given context, the different poses and movements combined together produce random poetic short stories. The characters freely travel through the city, unite in harmony and watch us from there photonic world.
The process consists of printing and scanning the skaters of my childhood while redrawing them frame by frame. Ghosts come alive and are reprojected on the city walls, stairs and handrails. The projectionist is free to position the fantom according to the live urban scenery.