Rapt and Happy
1998, 17:00 minutes, colour, English
Rapt and Happy is a structurally innovative 17 minute episodic narrative. It is made up of 16 short pieces, combining drawings, animation, performance and typographical experiments to create a work that is diaristic without being boring, melancholic without being depressing. As Cameron Bailey wrote in Now Magazine, "…Rapt and Happy [makes] the everyday entrancing."
'....Rapt and Happy is disarmingly fresh, smelling of the long summer in which it was made. Cat fights, threesomes and daddy's porn emerge in video byte succession, as this duo turn intimacy into playtime.'
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