From a/z and back again

A devoted wink to our lovely contributors who reveal their inspirations and seductive anecdotes

Katherine Cooper

“You can see, hear, smell another person and still maintain a relative distance, but to taste somebody you must get up close and personal.”

Nicolás Llano Linares

“...São Paulo is a transgressive entity that holds multiple cities under one name; a cultural site of complex and ever changing dynamics between hidden desires and public manifestations of sexuality...”

Catherine Breillat

“I have to desire him. I have to like him; I have to want him in order for it to come across in the film. With this character, I was absolutely overwhelmed by him and constantly surprised by him...”

Eddie Peake

“...We couldn't afford to rent a studio, or buy expensive materials. What I do have is a body to use freely...”

Jonah Goodman

“Scent is the sexiest sense. The ghost that strings the air between two strangers and pulls them in for a kiss. Scent is the sense that runs without the mind - that slides mindless, raw, primal, relentless.”

Charles Usher

“Like so much else of Seoul's sexuality, though, to see it you have to know when and where to look.”

Oscar Van Den Boogaard

“The city became the city of faces, and faces opened up the way to bodies. I wanted to get to know them all.”

Carlos Reygadas

“This is true for sex. For me, personally, there’s no more spiritual way of expressing love than through a sexual act.”
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