Peek inside erotic magazine Odiseo’s very NSFW tenth issue

Date
13 July 2017
Reading Time
2 minute read

Barcelona-based magazine Odiseo is devoted to ripping up the erotica rulebook and replacing it with a “vision of seduction” designed to provoke new sensations from its reader. Take issue six, the cover of which featured an enormous African snail laid glistening on its back, or issue nine which depicted two flaccid lumps of pink-hued clay flopped on top of one another.

Designed by co-founder and creative director Albert Folch in collaboration with partner Rafa Martinez and produced, edited and designed by Folch studio, the team behind the hardback tome are now celebrating the release of a tenth issue which takes the “opposing visions” of utopia and dystopia and unpicks each through visual essays from some of our favourite photographers of the moment paired with fiction, essays, poetry and prose, with photographers and authors “delv[ing] deep into euphoric and ominous visions of the world.”

Blazing the trail of euphoria, Daughters of Eden an essay on “feminine botanic bliss” by Liberty Lawson nestles alongside A Letter from Home by Elies Van Renterghem and “archive research” by Marta Marin joins lightly suggestive, dreamily romantic images by Paul Jung, Kelia Anne, Sophie Tajan, Alexander Graeser and Johann Clausen. In the second volume, dystopia weaves its way through kinkier, more grotesque photo stories by Ana Cuba, Dario Salamone, Kelia Anne and Olya Oleinic and the words of Eugenia Lapteva, Krill Medvedev, Sam Fisher and Marta Marin.

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Kelia Anne: Odiseo, Utopia

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Paul Jung: Odiseo, Utopia

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Sophie Tajan: Odiseo, Utopia

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Ana Cuba: Odiseo, Dystopia

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Dario Salamone: Odiseo, Dystopia

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Olya Oleinic: Odiseo, Dystopia

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Kelia Anna: Odiseo, Dystopia

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Bryony Stone

Bryony joined It's Nice That as Deputy Editor in August 2016, following roles at Mother, Secret Cinema, LAW, Rollacoaster and Wonderland. She later became Acting Editor at It's Nice That, before leaving in late 2018.

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