Tag Archives: Cyberpunk

Blame!

Fiind de formatie arhitect, Nihei este un maestru in reprezentarea diverselor structuri arhitectonice in comparatie cu care omul, sau alte fapturi umanoide, sunt infinitezimale. Iata mai jos cateva mostre preluate din Blame!, una dintre cele mai cunoscute serii scrise si desenate de Nihei:

Blame! descrie pelerinajul etern, absurd, al lui Killy in interiorul Megastructurii – un oras imens, construit dintr-un material impenetrabil, bantuit de fiinte umane incomplete sau prea-complete, triburi transumane, cyborgi si alte creaturi siliconale – in cautarea posesorilor de Net Terminal Genes.

O prezentare excelenta a lumii si filosofiei din interiorul Megastructurii, aici.

Un forum dedicat seriei Blame!, aici.

Abara.

Tendinte imperialiste

Stema Rusiei Imperiale facuta din diverse specii de gandaci. O interesanta piesa de design, plina de semnificatii. Am gasit niste fraze interesante referitoare la gandaci:

The bug’s body is a disappearing act. Phantom limbs have the power to make their presence felt in their absence. The bug’s body is a void. The bug’s body is an object of fascination (object cause of desire): the more that someone tries to kill it, grind it underfoot, spray it, and lay traps for it, the stronger it seems, the moore ubiquitous, the more remarkable, the more fascinating. Cyberculture has never given up on bugs. [aici]

Gandacul ameninta sa stapaneasca lumea. Ce insecticid credeti ca ar trebui folosit?

Yamaguchi & Yamamoto – Meatball Machine [2005]

“Meatball Machine makes the early aggressive cyberpunk endeavors of directors Shinya Tsukamoto (Tetsuo: The Iron Man) and Sogo Ishii (Burst City) look like models of restraint and tranquility.”

  • Karen Collins, Dead Channel Surfing: the commonalities between cyberpunk literature and industrial music, in Popular Music (2005) Vol. 24/2, pp. 165–178.