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OVER A QUARTER CENTURY OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.
April 30 - May 2, 2010
Seattle, WA

The Foundation for Sex Positive Culture
presents:
Seattle Erotic Art Festival 2010
Since 2002


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A Fantastical Celebration of the Arts

Thousands will enjoy three days of events at the 2010 Festival. This year, we open the Cabinet of Curiosities, showcasing visual, performance and literary art, interactive installations, film, after parties, workshops, and a museum-quality Festival Store.

The cabinet will hold a fantastical celebration of the arts. We invite you to discover what treasures and wonders lay inside.

Visual Art

Festival jurors and curators selected visual art from over 1,600 entries submitted by more than 400 artists. “We’re excited to present a comprehensive collection of contemporary art, diverse in medium, sexual proclivities, body type, age, ethnicity, and gender,” says Festival Director Anna Hurwitz.

Performance

The 2010 Festival includes an original theatrical production entitled Cabaret de Curiosités, written and directed by award-winning NYC-based director Roger Benington. This piece is being produced in collaboration with locally and nationally recognized performance artists, including an original score composed by John Woods from the internationally acclaimed comedy cabaret duo, The Wet Spots.

Interactive Installations

This year the Festival offered its first grant to artists to create interactive art installations. Audience members are invited to help artist Nancy Peach complete a massive canvas; write and receive love letters in a special bedroom designed by award-winning artist Ellen Forney and Jacob Peter Fennell; lounge on luxurious metalwork beds; and engage the art in many other ways.

Literary Art

Returning for its second year, the Literary Art Showcase will present jury-selected poems, short stories and plays in intimate readings. The Festival will spotlight Naked Girls Reading on Friday and Saturday nights.

Festival Tickets

Festival tickets are available on Brown Paper Tickets. Purchase early and save. 21+
1-Day pass $25 advance / $30 door
2-Day pass $40 advance / $50 door
Velvet Package $500 (the most indulgent way to enjoy the Festival)
Available at the door only:
Exhibition 12pm - 6pm, $10, 18+
Saturday after party 12am - 4am, $10, 21+

SEAF was founded in 2002 by Seattle's Sex Positive Community Center to promote freedom of sexuality, speech and creativity through the erotic expression of fine art.

Please visit their website for photographs and artwork from previous festivals.

Venue:
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109 · Map
Seattle Erotic Art Festival Website

The Foundation for Sex Positive Culture Website

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"My drawings are primarily meant for guys who may have experienced misunderstanding and oppression and feel that they have somehow failed in their lives. I want to encourage them. I want to encourage this minority group, to tell them not to give up, to think positively about their act and whole being." (1990) — Tom of Finland