Exinferis Hidjama

I was asked by the luxembourgish death-metal band and long time friends Exinferis to design their 2008 EP titled "Hidjama". The name was taken from a middle-eastern bloodletting technique and as a result I opted to theme the visuals around this. The idea was to present something very clean and pure that would give the impression of a ritual with mystical connotations. I used elements from arabic scripts to tie the visuals and title back together again. After several concept revisions, I ended up with this final version. What I really liked about this is the way the simple, almost delicate visuals don't fall into the often very clichéd approaches linked with the band's genre, but at the same doesn't seem out of place either.

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