View this post on Instagram Original Art Giveaway Back in April (seems like an eternity ago during these crazy times) I painted the Space Jockey for Alien Day. One lucky individual will be chosen in 2 weeks time (24th July) and it will be sent to them. Shipping is free for all Australian entries, International […]
In the first of a new periodical series called Audiomorph, we explore the context behind Nature Boy, the song used in the Alien Covenant teaser trailer.
Sumerian: 𒍣𒅔𒋤𒁺 ZI.IN.SUD.DU A single fragmentary tablet excavated in Nippur tells of the gods An, Enlil, Enki and Ninhursanga. They create the Sumer (black-headed people) and ensure they create comfortable conditions for the animals to live and procreate. Then kingship descends from heaven, and the first cities are founded: Eridu, Bad-tibira, Larak, Sippar, and Shuruppak. In the next part after the missing piece of the tablet, the gods have […]
Di Michelangelo Buonarroti – Web Gallery of Art: Image Info about artwork, Public Domain Noah’s Ark is the vessel in the Genesis flood narrative (Genesis Ch. 6–9), where God spares Noah and his family, plus a breeding pair of each species from a flood he sends to engulf the world and cleanse it of sinners. One of the Prometheus working […]
In the bible there are lots of Covenants, one such Covenant is the Davidic Covenant. David, after bringing the Arc of the Covenant to Jerusalem lacked a temple to store it, he intended on building one until the prophet Nathan foretold he would not. But his descendants will. I will highlight important points to focus on: […]
Michelangelo’s David By Livioandronico2013 “It-he held out a hand and made contact with the stone. It was cool, dry, unyielding. Not Human, yet so very human” – David, Alien: Covenant Novelisation The statue of David in Weyland’s ‘White Room’ is the very same Biblical David. Here are the paralells I have identified: Biblical David is […]
One myth says nothing and no one existed at the beginning except two creators, Tepeu, meaning “sovereign” also “one who conquers” or “one who is victorious” and Gucumatz which translates literally as “Quetzal Serpent” or “Feathered Serpent.” In this myth the two creators sat with each other and created the world. Whatever they thought came into existence, so […]
“Breathe on the nostrils of a horse and it’ll be yours for life, but you have to get close. You have to earn its trust” – David, Alien: Covenant There is a false myth about being able to tame a wild horse by just breathing on its nose, Ridley Scott used to ride horses when […]