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"Whirled Heart," by Matjuska Teja Krasek (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Digital print, 170 x 230 mm, 2010

In the mysterious world of chaos and strange attractors a seeker can find very heartful things. --- Matjuska Teja Krasek (

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American Mathematical Society