Sanagi is a piece within the Figure and Form concept. Sanagi is a Japanese translation of metamorphosis – 'the blossoming of a caterpillar into a butterfly'. The first piece was made in the Spring, a time of nature coming alive, opening up and blossoming.
Hans Rudolf "Ruedi" Giger was a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer. He was part of the special effects team that won an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for their design work on the film Alien.