Offbeatism

H.R. Giger

The Skull Beneath the Skin [Scott Thill, Wired]

Born in Chur, Switzerland, H.R. Giger (pronounced Gee-ger with two hard g’s) followed a different path from his chemist father. But his admittedly idyllic childhood in mountainous Chur was nevertheless shot through with dread and darkness. Giger’s vivid imagination created early nightmares that morphed into night terrors as his life wore on.

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Written by Offbeatism [LMD]

April 18, 2010 at 9:54 am

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