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net.art Part Deux: Gender 5

April 19, 2010

Porn
series of 25 two sided printed posters, 29,1 x 42 cm each
2004-2005

From Anetta Mona Chisa & Lucia Tkacova ( http://www.chitka.info/)

The series of posters imitate popular set ups and atmospheres of pornography but are missing the “scopophilic” element. I had to look this up, but scopophilia basically refers to the predominantly male gaze that dominates Hollywood films and, in this case, pornographic media. Here, the men are missing, and so is lesbian sex (a porn theme that seems feminist but is often concluded in male pleasure). Rather, heterosexual positions (where you might expect a penis) are acted out by fully dressed females. The eroticism of the set-up remains with out any of the male-stimulating penetration or even fetishist nudity.

The photoseries entitled "Porn" play with the functional edges of pornographic image by simulating the architecture and typical atmosphere of porn pictures. It represents an interweaving of erotic pleasure with porn material and undermines the scopophilic nature of the image and its mechanisms of seduction. "

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