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Apexart and Lynsey G Present: Consent - Lynsey G
I’m stealingthis press release, but it’s ok, because, ummmm IT’S MY SHOW! Consent curated by Lynsey G March 21 – May 12, 2012 Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 21: 6-8 pm By entering this exhibit, I consent to viewing and considering its content,thereby releasing the creators from all liability which may arise should I find myself unexpectedly offended, aroused, or embarrassed. Have you ever opened up to anyone about your private relationship with pornography? Despite the common knowledge that the use of porn, particularly online, is nearly ubiquitous—according to 2010 statistics compiled by OnlineMBA.com, 25% of search engine requests are for porn and over 28,000 people are looking at online porn at any given second—few of us think or talk about it honestly. In the internet age, although porn is easier than ever to access, it is also easier to consume surreptitiously before “x-ing out” and deleting the web history. If the statistics are even close to correct, most of us are consenting cogs in the wheels of the porn industry’s massive turnout, yet we often show a very different face to the public than the one we put on when we are alone with adult entertainment. The gap between our [...]