Hommage à Moebius

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A Flight of Fantasy with Moebius (Jean Giraud)

If we were living in a science fiction fantasy world, uttering the name Moebius would shake the very pillars upon which this universe stands. Without Moebius, the pen name of French Comics Artist Jean Giraud, one of the mega superstars of Bandes dessinées, which is French for comics, we wouldn’t have enjoyed many of today’s comics and science fiction movies. We all have flown the vast landscapes of Moebius’ Arzach, run across the congested and merciless streets of The Incal, withstood the high noon heat with Blueberry, listened to his Jimi Hendrix portraitures come to life in our minds, and leafed in adoration through the visions and visuals – the concept art – he had created for Dune and Alien.This collective tribute is our way to reflect the love and gratitude we have for Jean Giraud and the unbound worlds and plethora of characters that he has created in an inspiring unforgettable lifetime.

How to be part of this?

Just draw a piece inspired by the art of Moebius in your own amazing style. It could be a reimagination of one of Moebius’ many larger than life personas and vast celestial worlds.

Deadline: July 17

The artists of the three most impressive submissions will receive a collection of valuable Moebius books compliments of WIDE:SCREEN, one of the important and welcoming comics shops in Amman, Jordan run by Sami Nazer. On November 2020 the submitted pieces will be printed and go on display at the Institut Francais in Amman, Jordan, and then at F.A.D.A. 317. All works at the end of the show will then be collected in a commemorative anthology. The specs: Size A4 / A3
Resolution: 300 dpi / RGB
Color: Full color / Black & White


Send your Moebius tribute to culture@ifjordan.com & mikevderderian@yahoo.com

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