Alien is born from Dune. Tribute to Giger

To help the general public to identify the artist behind one of the most iconic creature of sci-fi, Giger, the celebrated Swiss artist is endlessly associated with Alien. This story will guide you through his creation.


  1. Giger has started to work on Jodorowsky's project to bring the novel Dune to the screen. Jodorowsky will have to abandon the project that will be taken over by David Lynch in 1984 without Giger participation.

  2. Various ressource to discover his work, mainly based around the concept of human machine or organic mechanism. Death and sensuality, organic and mechanic, reproduction and destruction pulsate in his artwork where the body is both incomplete and limitless, impaired but with a sense of cold efficiency.
  3. Some tribute to the artist: