Sunday, March 31, 2013


male cyborg standing in front of rows of monitors
Character's hairstyle influenced Peul (Fulani) hairstyles from the Malian period costume movie Yeelen. Clothing inspired by (but not intended to be an authentic representation of) attire of some nomadic Fulani.

The Fulani, a widely dispersed ethnic group, are among the many ethnic groups inhabiting the city of Timbuktu.1 A center of scholarship from the 13th-17th century,2 Timbuktu presently has more than 2 dozen libraries of medieval manuscripts.3