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Naked Nudity
« on: June 07, 2017, 11:01:00 PM »
Is it possible the be even more naked than simply without clothes?

Nudity, especially on social media, is censored no matter the context. Even classic art has been subjected to it. Provocative images of people barely dressed are deemed ok. But not everyday nudity. When erotic and/or provocative photos are presented as ďArtĒ, they are treated differently than natural and normal photos of naked people in everyday scenes. Itís a hypocritical system.

A woman photographer takes issue with the increasing split personality of online censorship with this gallery of photos of barechested women where she has altered her photos by removing the offending nipples. Itís startling how the removal of a single, natural feature of the body can change the photo of a person from pleasing to one that makes you uneasy at first, at a minimum, and after a minute can be disturbing. It makes them seem less human. Yet itís what the censors want. They donít want to see those nipples! Which is even more disturbing.

She states, ďThe images address the ďcanít winĒ attitude that women face in relation to their bodies, often deemed inappropriate in their natural state.Ē  The pictorial that has removed a seemingly insignificant feature of the human body that has a surprisingly significant effect.

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Re: Naked Nudity
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2017, 11:41:14 PM »
Breast cancer survivors with augmentations might be disturbed by this, but one of them does look a tad alien.

So, the the censors idea creates a titillation (oh crap, another pun) a hidden jewel, which is the opposite of its intent. This doesn't.

I see images and people everyday with free breast, so I see something missing. I wonder how the more sheltered would see this.
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Re: Naked Nudity
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2017, 12:58:55 AM »

Those pics certainly do make you realise how habituated we are to certain things.  My reaction to smoothed out breasts feels strangely uneasy for some reason.  I guess it would be the same for smoothed out noses or eyes.  The images feel 'incomplete'.  Good bit of Art that. Makes you think about your prejudices and preconceptions.
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Re: Naked Nudity
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2017, 06:59:58 AM »
It would be a worthwhile exercise to offer some  of these to facebook! See what those dictatorial editors say?