Erotica // Thursday, January 03, 2013
'F*** Me' is a seductive short by Ruth Hogben for SHOWstudio's Fashion Fetish film season. Alongside the 2012 SHOWstudio Shop exhibition 'Selling Sex', SHOWstudio launches 'Fashion Fetish,' a series of fashion films, performances and multi-media pieces created entirely by women working in fashion - including Ruth Hogben, Lady Amanda Harlech and Daphne Guinness, Lily Donaldson, Liberty Ross and Dasha Zhukova...
Erotica // Friday, August 10, 2012
"'Frenetic Flesh' sees acclaimed young designer Phoebe English collaborate with fusion belly dancer Leah Debrincat. Exploring the interplay between clothing, body and movement, English designed one-off garments live at SHOWstudio to compliment Debrincat's unique choreography. The making of the looks and accompanying fittings, culminating in two dynamic performances, are captured in this process film."
Erotica // Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Coinciding with the display of her 'Armour for Prostitutes' in SHOWstudio's 'Selling Sex' exhibition, latex doyenne Atsuko Kudo provides a lesson in dressing for pleasure. Slowly enveloping a nude model in layers of rubbery fabric live on camera, Kudo offers a unique, and subversively fetishistic, exploration of the dialogue between clothing and empowerment.
Erotica // Friday, April 13, 2012
In case our previous posts about SHOWstudio's hot and provocative new exhibition "Selling Sex" haven't already piqued your interest, here's another little taste. Curated by women and featuring leading female artists, the show explores women's sexual empowerment and the predominantly male-driven cultural commodification of female sexuality. The exhibition continues in London through June 1st, 2012.
Erotica // Monday, April 09, 2012
'It is a well known fact that the majority of images we consume are created by men, and too often is feminism an easy target for commodification in the wider context of contemporary culture. SHOWstudio has decided to examine this ‘self-other’ relationship and curate an exhibition about sex, as seen exclusively from a female perspective.'