Altaplana, world of Francois Schuiten and Benoit Peeters

the impossible & infinite encyclopedia of the world created by Schuiten & Peeters

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The ultimate collection of special Obscure documents and other material. All dossiers are in their original languages.

Documents about the Obscure Cities

Several reviews, explanations and overview articles about Les Cités Obscures, François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters.

Strange events

The Obscure world links to our Lighted world. Some of these events are documented in the following documents.

Obscure documents

Some documents from the Obscure Cities world that have been found in our Lighted world.

Scientific Essays

The Obscure Cities are not just an imaginary world by François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters but have been studied on several universities and aspects of the Obscure world have been the subject of many scientific essays and studies.

Interviews & articles

Benoît Peeters and François Schuiten gave many interviews over the years. Several of these interviews are saved in these archives.


Some of the most important movies and videos related to François Schuiten, Benoît Peeters and their Les Cités Obscures.