Mash-Up: Walt Disney & Salvador Dali Provide Visual For ‘Tela’ By Phish

By Scott Bernstein Aug 16, 2016 6:44 am PDT

While Phish has only created a handful of music videos, most notably the Mike Gordon-directed clip for “Down With Disease,” fans have often paired visuals with the band’s music to create their own videos. That trend continued with a video below by YouTube’s Guy Forget that uses a collaboration between the great Walt Disney and Spanish Surrealist painter Salvador Dali to help illustrate the story of Gamehendge’s “Tela.”

The “Tela” video uses visuals from “Destino,” a project that was started in 1945 which was finally completed by the Walt Disney Company in 2003. Though the original clip includes music from Mexican songwriter Armando Dominguez that was performed by Dora Luz, we think “Tela” fits in just fine. Watch “Tela,” the video:

For a throwback to the first fan-created Phish video, watch the animated “Esther” created by Scott Nybakken from the Company of Science and Art (CoSA). Phish thought enough of the clip they displayed it during their July 19, 1991 show in Somerville, Massachusetts:

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