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Enigmatic Collages by Dividus

Mysterious illustrator known as Dividus composes impressive surreal collages, featuring a wide range of characters. Inspired by the romanticism period, Dividus blends modern art with traditional art by transforming classical characters with surreal insertions. By removing their faces and identity, Dividus accomplishes to create successful and intriguing pieces by infusing images of landscapes.

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Most discussions about “benefits and risks” of the new Reproductive Technologies (nRTs) are based on the either tacit or explicit assumption that these technologies were developed in order to help individual infertile women and men to have a “child from their own flesh and blood.” Yet, as far back as the 1985 congress in Bonn, “Women against Reproductive and Genetic Engineering,” the participants concluded that the objective of the nRTs was not to help infertile individuals but, rather, to promote a new reproduction industry with the aim of overcoming the “growth” problems of industrial capitalism. As the old growth areas like steel, coal, etc. are stagnating or declining, the female body with its generative power has been discovered as a new “area of investment.
Letters from the Depths of Solitude. 194. On Gazing

I have no quality, none at all. Every my feature emerges out of absolute darkness under your illuminating gaze. I possess a Galatean vacancy of features, malleable marble under your blade. A being is born in the interactions with others. In oneself, one has not a single characteristic, but is an absolute blankness of absence. And your sight is of such laser essence, it cuts me out of numbness of unsayable. I am recreated as a luminous and concise geometric form rather than an uncertain and wobbly human being, perpetually split in-dividual.

A dispersed, unfocused sight, as a rarefied icy rain falling above a dusk city, is always of the same steady intensity. I am caught and am wriggling helplessly, yet at the same time am emerging, sublime and unperturbed, in the eternity of your long, uninterrupted, fixed stare.

(Written on a blank screen.)