'Bad Trip' Is A Short Film That's More About Surfing Than Hallucinogens - Stab Mag
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A foray into never-never land

‘Bad Trip’ Is A Short Film That’s More About Surfing Than Hallucinogens

A marriage of tropical mania and French refinement.

elsewhere // Jun 29, 2022
Words by Coral McDuffee
Reading Time: < 1 minutes
A Nach Sebestia x Paolo Giorgi Collaborative

The phrase “bad trip” can mean many things.

A bad trip defined as – an adverse reaction to a hallucinogen — can be an unwelcome reminder of ick ventures in never-again-land. Defined as a surf trip gone sour, it can mean a fruitless skunk mission that turns you off travel.

Sometimes a bad trip involves both of these phenomena.

For Nacho Sebestia and Paolo Giorgi, however, the phrase referred to a time in their lives when they lacked a creative outlet and thus decided to express their frustration by demolishing El Salv’s rip bowls.

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