Friday, July 17, 2009

Scramateurs: Distorted Para-Sexual Images

Scramateurs: Distorted Para-Sexual Images

Delving into the female form and erotica yet claiming to avoid sexual context, Scramateurs by Laurence Taylor is a set of 6 digitally retouched images based on women photographs that had either been taken by themselves or by someone they knew. Taylor then focuses on the sexiest part of his subject's personal image, cutting off all excess parts. Then, through the use of distortion techniques, a theme that is used extensively throughout his work, Taylor takes the sexiness away, or in his own words to CultCase:
"denying the viewer of what was at one point a very enjoyable, erotic image."
So, even though we are not 100 percent sure about how really "not erotic" the set really is, but we do feel Scramateurs is a powerful para-sexual and enjoyable creation. The photo set below is curtsy of Laurence Taylor and published with permission of the artist. You may enjoy it the way you see right / your religion allows (...) but please be nice and check with Laurence before copying it.

The Couch
The Couch

The Belt
The Belt

The Pants
The Pants

The Pit
The Pit

The Teeth
The Teeth

The Grope
The Grope

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