April 1, 2013
Can you define shock value? What do you think of shock value for the sake of shock value? Is it cheap? Is it purposeful? Does there need to be a greater reason or meaning when pushing boundaries? Should such work be censored? Should any work be censored? Can we draw a line, or should judgment be based on a continuum, when censoring work? Would it be acceptable to put an artist's depiction of rape on the wall of an elementary school? The idea of what should and should not be censored is in large part due to the society, how, as artists, do you address delicate subjects to allow them to be addressed and discussed by society at large? How have you, as an artist, used or eschewed shock value in your own work to accentuate an idea, an emotion or a moment?
March 29, 2013
has been featured twice
, their photography is massive in scope, a cacophonous explosion of human form. With their photography they tell gripping and in depth stories of the human persona, odes to nature, love , lust and more. Here is their interview: