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Erotic art - Wikipedia
Installation view of Welcome to the Hotel Munber at the 3rd Singapore Biennale, , mixed media, dimensions variable. ART iT : Many of your works subtly combine mechanisms of both eroticism and archaeology in an investigation of how objects talk. The installation and performance you have in the Singapore Biennale, Welcome to the Hotel Munber , goes even further in its premise that the central figure of the work is an amateur erotic writer. To begin with, could you discuss your approach to erotics? SF : Erotic art is rarely taken seriously.
It has included works in almost any visual medium, including drawings, engravings, films, paintings, photographs, and sculptures. Some of the earliest known works of art include erotic themes, which have recurred with varying prominence in different societies throughout history. However it has also been widely considered taboo, with either social norms or laws restricting its creation, distribution, and possession, particularly when it is deemed to be " pornographic ", " immoral ", or " obscene ".