ONE SMALL SEED MAGAZINE Issue #29 Digital 04 THE BEST OF - Page 48

Shiny boots of leather, downy sins of streetlight fancy… this shoot explores some of the darker recesses of the human sexual psyche. They say the brain is the largest erogenous zone, they say that sex is a power construct… they say that there’s nowt as queer as folk. They say a lot of things. Justice Potter Stuart famously commented about obscenity: ‘I know it when I see it.’ But these images are less about flesh and physics and more about the constructed nature of attraction and the weirdness of relationships. Everything people do in bed could be seen as damn odd from someone’s point of view, and prolific one small member Dr-Benway challenges you to question your own definition of the obscene. behind opened doors Photographer: Dr Benway Assistant Photographer: Paul Malherbe Models: Sasha Perdigao, Paul Malherbe, Genevieve Lesch, Liesel Swart, Annie Brookstone As Oliver Wendell Holmes less famously (and fictitiously) commented, obscenity is ‘that which gives you wood.’ Do these shots give you wood? And if they do, should you be worried? Kenny Powers tells us that ‘it’s no mystery that ass has always been tits’ greatest enemy’, but I’m running out of pithy quotes about sex and will let my ex have the floor: ‘I think you’re doing it wrong.’ Words: Angelique Redmond