I worked with Syndrome Studios to create a series of screen environment backgrounds for Shakira's live performance of "La Tortura." The song tells of an emotionally tortured woman in an adulterous relationship with her boyfriend.
We developed a colorful mandala inspired aesthetic with butterfly's, rose petals, and skulls to reflect the emotional lyrics of incest and betrayal with the frenetic fast pacing of the song.
In establishing a look for the song we borrowed a bit from the 80s/90s look of Lisa Frank.
Art Direction, Animation and Design Lead; Carlo A. Flores
Syndrome Executive Producer; Monica Blackburn
Syndrome Producer; Steven Ray Morris

Syndrome Creative Director; James Larese
Produced at Syndrome Studios
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