'The High Priestess' by Madyson Blair, author of The Weather Inside
‘The High Priestess’ is my latest attempt at capturing Linkaiah’s essence—(Linkaiah is a major character in the upcoming Book II.) Like ‘Remembering the World’ this piece also shows ‘the dark in the light’ but with more of an emphasis on character and narrative, seeking to exemplify Linkaiah’s larger-than-life loathing of Alastair and her relentless desire to overthrow him in the story.
'Remembering the World' by Madyson Blair, author of The Weather Inside
One of my intentions with this illustration was to convey the sublime relationship between the opposites as dissected in my books, depicted here in the reverse of my usual ‘light in he dark’; examining instead ‘the dark in the light.’ My favourite symbol—the Oroboros (the snake biting its own tail)—makes an appearance to symbolise sex, death, rebirth and the paradoxical mortality and immortality of life itself.
The Progress of Love: the Pursuit - Jean-Honore Fragonard
Serial Experiments Lain - “…a schoolmate who had committed suicide tells Lain that she is not dead, but has merely 'abandoned her physical body and flesh', and is alive deep within the virtual reality-world of the Wired itself and that she has found the almighty and divine god there.”