erotica

Culture

is fan fiction ethical?

Fan fiction is a way for many teens to express themselves creatively and navigate their sexuality. But when the imagined erotic scenarios involve real people without their consent, things are more complicated.
Gina Tonic
3.21.19
Art

nobuyoshi araki's massive, new retrospective is surprisingly personal (and nsfw, obviously)

The Museum of Sex exhibit will look back at the controversial photographer's groundbreaking career.
Emily Kirkpatrick
2.8.18
Music

an oral history: madonna’s 'erotica' by the people who helped create it

To celebrate its 25 birthday, we revisit Madonna’s provocative classic "Erotica" via the album’s key collaborators.
Nick Levine
10.20.17
Berlin

shannon may powell’s photos capture the heart and soul of what turns us on

The photographer wants you to see erotica as more than sex.
Wendy Syfret
11.4.16
Culture

how 'the baroness' is reinventing erotica through the female gaze

Matthew Holroyd and Ché Zara Blomfield discuss the female gaze in modern sexuality.
Lynette Nylander
8.8.16
News

your favorite gender-fluid erotic journal is back

Take a look at the new issue of 'Odiseo,' exclusively on i-D.
Raquel Zas
1.21.16
Sex

why erotica publisher paul chan only uses women writers

The Guggenheim grant winning artist and his experimental publishing house stroke our largest sex organ with a new series of erotic fiction.
Zio Baritaux
9.24.15
Culture

odiseo is the thinking person's gender-fluid erotic journal

Can snails be erotic? This publication thinks so.
Zio Baritaux
8.12.15
Film

erika lust is the filmmaker revolutionizing adult cinema

Erika Lust is turning anonymous fantasies into tender moments of erotica, and creating a new world of feminist pornography that challenges mass produced, mainstream pornography.
i-D Team
2.13.15
Photography

how fashion is reinterpreting porn as art

As the list of banned sex acts in pornography grows longer, we look to another form of erotica, one that could fall into the categories of both “porn” and “fashion”.
Felicity Kinsella
12.4.14