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pascal_blanche
07-09-2002, 08:03 PM
What is the link between Moebius, Giger, Christopher Ross, Jodorowsky, pink Floyd and.. Salvator Dali?

they've all got involved in a project movie in the 70's ...
the adaption of Franck Herbert's DUNE

-----> check the story here <-------- (http://www.hotweird.com/jodorowsky/dunestory.html)

-----> see the art of DUNE here <------ (http://membres.lycos.fr/sarfa/htm/e_art.html)

ejayM2
07-09-2002, 11:06 PM
are you talking about H.R. Giger doing concept art for the movie dune? whoa! that would have been hella badass!

that still remains one of my favorite books...

pascal_blanche
07-10-2002, 02:44 AM
exaclty, look at those picts:
http://membres.lycos.fr/sarfa/img/harko4.jpg
http://membres.lycos.fr/sarfa/img/harko6.jpg
http://membres.lycos.fr/sarfa/img/harko7.jpg

mjm
07-10-2002, 02:51 AM
Yup, yup. Giger actually became friends with Dali during his involvement with Dune (check out Necronomicon for more on that, as well as Retrospective).

Btw, Pascal, those scans are uber-saturated; they don't really do the work justice. Originally they were of the classic Giger ghostly bluish hue.

- Marc "Super Hans Ruedi Giger Fan" McChesney

mjm
07-10-2002, 02:53 AM
Oh, and currently Moebius is working on Rendezvous with Rama, a film directed by David Fincher/A.K. Walker, based on the novel written by Arthur C. Clarke, and completely CG. :D

pascal_blanche
07-10-2002, 02:54 AM
right right.. but you know.. it's pretty old and the originals are hidden somewhere ... these are scans from phtography I think...

ambient-whisper
07-10-2002, 03:45 AM
looks like the technodome from ninja turtles. :D

gKay
07-10-2002, 05:38 AM
you can still have a look on gigers original art for the dune project here in switzerland. most famous are the chairs of the harkonnen castle. They're even commercial distributed and you can have a seat on them in one of the 2 giger bars (NY and Chur,Switzerland)

He's one of the few creative swiss connections to the world of movies.

pascal_blanche
07-10-2002, 12:14 PM
isn't there another GIGER bar in Tokyo?

Khar_Negt
07-10-2002, 12:31 PM
No, there isn't anymore a giger bar in tokyo... they have to close it since there's more yakuza in it than normal people(yeah, it's the official answer :)
The chair he made for this film are really cool :) Too bad the film has never be done:)

gKay
07-10-2002, 01:21 PM
yeah, gigers stile would have perfectly fit the house of harkonnen.

But I have my doubts that giger would have made a great worm-design...

Other question: Isn't Jean "Moebius" Giraud anymore working on a project "through the moebius strip"?

pascal_blanche
07-10-2002, 01:25 PM
not anymore, butI think that the project is still on its way

pascal_blanche
07-10-2002, 01:31 PM
btw.. about rendez vous with Rama, with Moebius involved in it: there's a some conceptual shots there: http://www.rendezvouswithrama.com/
with Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary for the voices

gKay
07-10-2002, 01:31 PM
glad to read this... i'm really looking forward for any details on that.

Last week, I managed to get a copy of "time masters". this movie still rules...

pascal_blanche
07-10-2002, 01:37 PM
looks like we have a big moebius fan here ;)
I have to admit .. i am too hehe ...got the chance to meet him once....

gKay
07-10-2002, 01:46 PM
you have to be kidding...!

moebius is the no1 source of inspiration. :bowdown: one can learn alot of him...

pascal_blanche
07-10-2002, 03:14 PM
found a better quality pict...
http://www.irondragon.net/idia/normal.cfm?ia=giger&ifile=giger001.jpg

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