Deep Divers & Fetus Babies Case are are two short stories that I wrote and illustrated, both were printed and organized in a zine. 
“Deep Divers" are forbidden beings native from "Queimada Grande Island". One day, walking with my dad on the beach, i see one of these. This moment awaken my curiosity about these race. After this moment, in a period of 12 days, i search for then in the beach with a DV camera on my hand. These photos are the result. "Queimada Grande" is famous for being the most dangerous island in the world, know for the snakes that live there."Queimada Grande" its just a name that local post-colonized people give to it, i really dont know the real name, but the few studies we have says the "Deep Divers" is a evolution of the relationship of Humans with the local snakes of "Queimada Grande". “Deep Divers" it's the name given by the locals of Mongaguá and Itanhaém cities, because they are often seen by fisherman, swimming and diving near "Queimada Grande" waters. We dont know how they call themselves.

The "Deep Divers" is humanoid, but very different from the human being. Their arms and legs it's longer than humans. Their skins has squamas, like snakes. Their culture is very hard to study, because of the few remaining beings of the species and lack of written registry.

Sometimes they are seeing on the beach's of Mongaguá and Itanhanhém, like these one that i take the photos. We don't know why they came to the continent. The dominant ideia, is they came for doing their rituals, as they can be seeing relating to others identities not reverend by humans.

The legends and theories are many. All i know is that i am totally obssesed with them.
At the time, it was a very famous case, the reaction of everyone in "TRANS-EARTH" was unanimous. Everyone shocked.

Everything started with a miraculous product of a Taiwanese company, that promised to calm down the babies inside their mother's wombs. All effects were positive. According to the company itself: focus improvement, less time in acquiring new knowledge, strenghtening bones, development of intelligence as a baby, improvement of patience, and the most attractive: a guaranteed peaceful birth.

Interested, mothers from all over the world started to buy this inexplicable miraculous product, that worked with a box that emitted a looped sound, and the user left it closer, while practicing everyday activities, or, while sleeping. The sound calmed the fetuses, and simultaneously apllied all other effects.

The product was a sucess. The sound became an icon of global culture, everyone knew it. The "Tele-Immersiones, Stream Platforms and Touch-Radios were dominated by the advertisement of this wonderful product. The effects were not just on marketing. The effects were real.

but then the first case exploded, and the miracle dissolve.

At the table of childbirth, occuring naturally, already managing to remove the baby's head, everything seemed normal, but the first victim of the product starts to take shape. After the removal of the head, the rest of the fetus had no shape. Head and rib. And the most incredible thing was that he breathed. Was alive.

While it may, the case was hushed up by the company's influence, but it didn't last long for other simlar cases pop up. The sentence of the product was evident, it was impossible to hide more and more cases.

Some babies, already months old, passed away, others, the bones were porous, and its entire skeletal got weakned. The symptoms also reached the brain, reducing the size and making the child weak. The effects were late in some children who went through the product process, close to their 5/6 years, due to the poor formation of the perception of the senses, the child already developed sympotoms of chronic anxiety, in some cases schizophrenia.

After much market resistance and the company's influence on local governments, it was through the great effort of an international coalition that the product managed to be banned and withdrawn from the stores.

The surviving children became know as "Indignas".

(TRANS-EARTH) - is how Planet Earth became known after the events of 2020 D.C.

(TELE-IMMERSIONES) - Device where the user can emerge all his senses in the audiovisual content.

(Touch - Radios) - Sound device where the user can entertain himself by touching the visual forms of the sound waves

That was the sound the speaker emitted


The material was printed by Underground Flower. Thanks !
A5 SIZE. Zine + 5 prints

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