From A to Z and back again

A devoted wink to our lovely contributors who reveal their inspirations and seductive anecdotes

Catherine Breillat

“I have to desire him. I have to like him; I have to want him in order for it to come across in the film. With this character, I was absolutely overwhelmed by him and constantly surprised by him...”

Viviane De Muynck

“People would come up and touch me without saying anything.”

João Pedro Rodrigues

“People sometimes think obsession is something negative, but for me it’s a positive thing.”

Veronique Branquinho

“I love watching people. It’s a great pastime, and I just cannot help myself doing this.”

Ari Versluis

“...our bodies are no longer straightjackets we have to adjust to. It's the other way around...”

Rebecca Solnit

“...sensuality can be everywhere and anywhere, in all the pleasures of the body, including the rhythms of walking...”

Paola Antonelli

“...when it comes to materials there is an immediate language that is understandable to everybody. The sensuality - or lack there of - is immediately graspable...”

Jonah Goodman

“Scent is the sexiest sense. The ghost that strings the air between two strangers and pulls them in for a kiss. Scent is the sense that runs without the mind - that slides mindless, raw, primal, relentless.”

Alasdair Gray

“No nation could exist without the sex drive, also widely known as love.”

Kenneth Anger

“Basically sex is just one of the things I’m interested in.”

Lisandro Alonso

“Simple questions are also complex: What do we need to be happy? How do we communicate with each other?”
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