This image is on the
’s exterior wall at Waterloo St. It depicts a Surrealist landscape appropriating the Adam and Eve story from The Book of Genesis. Meridian International School
To the right of the frame Eve faces a large hand. She is denoted by her voluptuous figure.
Looking away from this scene is a sombre Adam. Holding a beer in his left hand, he knows Eve is leading him toward death. But he’s a bit pissed and wants to get to third base before dinner.
Then Lucifer, the serpent wrapped around the hand, beckons these kiddies toward The Theme Park of
Eden to eat the Toffee Apple of Knowledge.
“It’sss tempting, isssn’t it kidsss?” Lucifer says.
They buy tickets, hop on the ‘coaster and experience the greatest euphoria of their immortal existence.
But they want more.
They keep returning, only to find each time less exciting than the last. That first rush is almost in grasp, but falls farther away.
Now they’re exhausted, it’s getting late and Adam hasn’t even tickled the butterfly yet.
Hold on. Who's that waiting at the rollercoaster’s apex?