starshift featuring hilary rhoda: piloted by captain santiago and mauricio

daft punk never looked this good. sorry hedi.

the power is in your hands in starshift, a film by our friends the dynamic duo santiago and mauricio. inspired by 8-bit video games and their dad’s all time favorite film, kubrick’s 2001: a space odyssey, the siblings created the interchangeable shorts featuring a helmeted hilary rhoda in four striking looks. her custom made, high-tech headpieces were added in post-production. “we wanted to explore beauty through a playful lens by creating conceptual helmets that would encase facial creations,” says santiago. “they’re a metaphor that makeup can be a shield to combat everyday life with.” and hell, do i need a shield to fend off everyday life… by uh