Sneak peek of Ecosexual Bathhouse by Pony Express – Liveworks Festival 2016

EDITORIAL / Aroused by Performance Art

You have seen performing art pieces that deal with sexuality. I’m pretty sure you have been turned on in a performance by some performer or a scene. But have you ever participated in a performance designed to evoke sexual pleasure? If you have, and you got...

Into the Sensual World with Julius Elo / TEXT&VIDEO

text: Janne Saarakkala Portrait of Julius Elo: video by Nora Rinne, roping by Amy May Sleeping Beauty trailer: Alisa Javits   After participating in the Xplore07 festival in Berlin and spending the whole year 2008 investigating ”the body of the spectator-experiencer...

Own Your Sluttiness / TEXT

Text: Louna-Tuuli Luukka Photo: Slutartists in Pie Girl, 2018 by Elviira Kujala   A Cake, Some Sluts in Slut Spaces and misunderstanding penetration as masturbation.     30 September 2018 I went to the afterparty of the gala celebrating the 75th anniversary of the...

Is It for Art or Arousal? / TEXT

Text: Nora Rinne   Are you aiming for sexual arousal? If yes, you’re wasting your time reading this journal: this is about art. What is sex doing in art? When does an artwork cease to be art and become porn or the other way around – and must one of them always make...

Dionysus in 18+ / TEXT

text: Tuomas Laitinen   Juxtaposing Dionysus in 69 with experiences in Reality Research Center’s Sleeping Beauty and Wonderlust Festival.   June 1968 Dionysus in 69, Performance Garage, NYC Dionysus in 69, an avant-garde theatre performance by The Performance...