“A quarter of a century after Lt Uhura boldly went where no African American had gone before, her protogee returned the favor. Before blasting into orbit aboard the Endeavour in 1992, Dr Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in space, called actress Nichelle Nichols to thank her for the inspiration. And then she made a promise.
Despite NASA’s rigid protocol, Jemison would begin each shift with a salute that only a Trekkie could appreciate. “Hailing frequencies open,” she could be heard repeating throughout the eight day mission.”
The series, “Definitive Reincarnate” explores the physical beauty of God as represented in in popular visual culture in South India, be it in calendars or in films. The series is also about the beauty of God and how we imagine Him to be be. Since we have no idea what God would look like, we create him in our own image.
In 2011, Moebius was hired by fragrance company Hermès to create nine illustrations for a new line called Voyage d’Hermes. They would be a part of a wide marketing campaign to promote the line, including this commercial based somewhat on these drawings. Three of these images are direct recreations of scenes from various Aedena stories featuring Stel & Atan.
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