While Instagram’s censorship rules tighten and certain galleries become increasingly strict on what kind of art they are willing to showcase, it can be hard to find ways to get involved with the erotic art scene, even in a capital city. The reality is that we are kinkier than ever, you just have to know where to look. Here are 5 unique ways you can explore erotic art in London today.

Life drawing✍️

Not only are there plenty of life drawing classes available in London, but there are life drawing classes more specifically geared towards eroticism. East London’s Stripper Collective run a popular erotic art life drawing class where you can draw strippers performing and pole dancing. They also run an ‘audience participation’ exercise- a nod to the act of lap dance, which creates an exciting, interactive mood throughout the class.  London’s best spot for Shibari, Anatomie Studio also run a monthly life drawing class, called Drawn to Rope where you get a Shibari show and a drawing class all in one, allowing you can to draw the sensual scenes playing out in front of you.

 

Erotic photoshoots📸

Most people have never really considered doing an erotic art photoshoot just for the sake of it. But an erotic photoshoot is a lot more than just getting high-res, sexy pictures of yourself. The actual process of the shoot is a wonderful way to liberate your sensual self and build your sexual confidence. It’s also an opportunity to collaborate with a photographer and get creative. If you’re a photographer or artist yourself you can experiment with erotic art by working with an erotic art model to be at the centre of your creations.

 

Custom-made erotic art🖼️

If you’re Interested in both art and the erotic, what’s stopping you from getting your specific erotic fantasies made into something you can hang on your wall? Or maybe you want to gift your lover with a custom-painted nude of you? Extreme censorship of artists on popular online platforms has made it difficult to seek out this kind of experience, but many artists are open for commissions. Find a London-based erotic artist on Sensuali.

 

Erotic Art Festival London🎊

Some works of erotic art can be discovered at pretty much all of the big London galleries, but if you want a guaranteed erotic art extravaganza then look no further than the annual Erotic Art Festival London. Here, there’s no censorship or shame, and you’re bound to meet like-minded erotic enthusiasts. The exhibition consists of workshops, key speakers, art displays, installations, guided tours, live performances and market stalls. Annually held at Southbank near Waterloo, the 2024 event takes place for the end of October and submissions for the festival are open.

 

Creative kink parties👯‍♂️

As the world of sex parties continue to evolve, more and more interesting events are popping up all over the place. Gone are the days of only having the option of a hardcore kink party where the one and only goal was to have an intense night of BDSM. Many newer parties carry a creative spirit and often combine the worlds of music, art, and eroticism, creating a space that feels like more than just a sex party. At One Night Parties, you can witness live Shibari performance or sensual dance. Jane Gray’s hot new event, ‘UnScene’ is an immersive kink party, where you can enjoy the beauty of kink and human connection whilst surrounded by beautiful art and light installations.

 

Explore more erotic experiences on Sensuali. 

Read: Meet Armando Cabba: Celebrating Intimacy through Erotic Art.

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Iso is a writer and filmmaker based in East London. She is passionate about all things erotic and leads a sexy, shame-free life in hope that she can inspire others to do the same. Originally from a Northern seaside town, she is naturally drawn to the best things in life: candyfloss, trashy karaoke bars and heart-shaped sunglasses.


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