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I Paint Underpants On Rocks To Criticize Nudity Censorship
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I Paint Underpants On Rocks To Criticize Nudity Censorship

Our bodies carry a huge burden of shame. Moral codes and social conventions confuse nudity with sex. In social media, modesty patrols often flag even pieces of art as plain pornography.

These urban interventions catch people’s attention by their playful colours and also point out how silly it is to automatically associate nudity with lust and shame. I believe the seed of sexualization of the human body is not in nudity, but in the urge to hide it. That’s why #OriginalSinProject was born.

By covering one object, I hide something invisible and expose everything around. My subjects are never isolated because they relate to their naked neighbours by taking people’s attention all to themselves and absolving the nakedness around them. In this context, passers-by won’t be surprised by nudity, but by the unexpected lack of it.

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Image Credits: Alexandre Borba

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MikeSheehan
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think its both cute and relevant. The issues of shame, embarrassment, and fixation (porn) around genitals is important as to how we identify and treat each other intimately. There are several interesting articles on how modesty and shame fuel rape.

captaingrumpy
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8 years ago

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Rubbish. When a Guy sees something but cannot have it , that's when things go wrong. You don't put a product in a store window if you don't want to sell it.

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MarkSpencer
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Stupid. Isn't there more important matters to worry about in this world?

MelanyeN
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Of course there are more matters to worry about, and other people to worry about them!

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Imperfekt
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love me some silliness in a world with so much serious.

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MikeSheehan
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think its both cute and relevant. The issues of shame, embarrassment, and fixation (porn) around genitals is important as to how we identify and treat each other intimately. There are several interesting articles on how modesty and shame fuel rape.

captaingrumpy
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8 years ago

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Rubbish. When a Guy sees something but cannot have it , that's when things go wrong. You don't put a product in a store window if you don't want to sell it.

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MarkSpencer
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Stupid. Isn't there more important matters to worry about in this world?

MelanyeN
Community Member
8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Of course there are more matters to worry about, and other people to worry about them!

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Imperfekt
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8 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love me some silliness in a world with so much serious.

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