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Confessions: Eroticism in Media

Discover ten groundbreaking publications from around the world that are creating a contemporary visual language for erotic content

Although Internet porn is just a few clicks away, independent print publications devoted to erotica are currently thriving. While porn became digital, more anonymous, and even faster to get, recent examples of printed erotica became more individual, more distinct, and more elaborately presented.

The current edition of Nico, Confessions: Eroticism in Media, takes a compelling look at the recent boom of smaller, independent erotic publications. It introduces ten groundbreaking publications from around the world that are creating a contemporary visual language for erotic content. Learn how the makers of Butt, Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom, created a movement and then went on to craft two of today’s most relevant fashion publications; while Thomas Lenthal, Paris’s man of the hour, used his connections in the international fashion world to forge a visually powerful erotic bible called Paradis.

From the other side of the Atlantic, Danielle Leder explains why she chose to breathe new life into Jacques to continue to celebrate America’s girl-next-door. Confessions: Eroticism in Media also includes a candid feature on the historic evolution of erotic magazines from their inception to today by prominent magazine expert Samir A. Husni, the founder and director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media, who is known internationally as Mr. Magazine™.

In addition to giving voice to those who showcase erotic images in their publications, Confessions: Eroticism in Media provides a curated platform of 100 pages for ten photographers, illustrators, and artists who share their intimate thoughts on the intricacies of their work. Readers are, for example, taken behind the scenes of Jules Julien’s erotic illustrations for the cult music magazine les Inrocks, Justin Morin’s juxtaposition of vintage erotic images, and the work of artist Malika Favre, who garnered much attention for the erotic alphabet she developed for the cover of Penguin’s recent re-release of the Kama Sutra. Last but not least the reader will be stimulated by the work of some truly talented photographers with radically different perspectives—from Autumn Sonnichsen, whose images are nothing short of an unabashed celebration of the female body, to Hanna Putz, whose relevant discourse has landed her in the Hyères Fashion Photography Festival 2012

Authors: gestalten & Nico Magazine
Release date: Mai 2012
Format: 23 × 28 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 226 pages
ISBN:   978-3-899-55438-0

SHIPPING COSTS

SHIPPING WITHIN GERMANY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION:

SHIPPING WITHIN THE US:

SHIPPING WITHIN THE UK:

SHIPPING TO ALL OTHER COUNTRIES:

  • €0.00 for orders above €60.00 EUR (value of goods) placed via our EU online shop
  • €40.00 for orders below €60.00 EUR (value of goods) placed via our EU online shop

Additional customs charges, taxes, and fees may be charged for shipments to countries outside the EU and the US.

 

SHIPMENT TRACKING

Once your order is ready to be shipped, you receive a confirmation email with the delivery details and a tracking link. Please note, that it can take some days before the tracking information is uploaded. You will also be able to track your order when you log into your account.

 

DELIVERY TIMES

Unless otherwise specified, 

  • deliveries within Germany usually take 2–5 working days, 
  • deliveries within the European Union, to Switzerland and Norway usually take 3–7 working days, 
  • deliveries within the UK, usually take 3–7 working days,
  • deliveries within the US usually take 5–10 working days,
  • deliveries to all other countries may take 3–8 weeks

from the date you receive your order confirmation (or, if advance payment  is agreed, from the date payment is instructed).

Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays and that there will be no deliveries on Sundays and public holidays.

If you have ordered items with different delivery times, we will send the goods in one shipment, unless we have made a different agreement with you. In this case, the delivery time is determined by the item with the longest delivery time that you have ordered.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Credit card: MasterCard, VISA
  • Paypal
  • Google Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • Shopify Payments
  • SEPA direct debit
  • Sofortüberweisung
  • ideal
  • eps-Überweisung
  • Bancontact

FURTHER DETAILS ON PAYMENT:

The currency used in our EU online shop is Euro (€) and VAT is included in all our prices. The currency used in our UK online shop it is GBP (£) and in our US online shop it is USD ($) and all prices are expressed as exclusive of any VAT or other sales tax payable unless otherwise stated.

All prices and product information on the gestalten online shop are subject to change.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

We will only take payment from your credit card, debit card or your Paypal account once your order has been dispatched.

For card purchases we work with an authorized payment agent that helps us to check directly with your bank that the card is valid for purchases. Our payment agent processes your card details in the correct way according to the international security standard PCI DSS, which was developed by the card companies VISA, MasterCard, Diners, American Express and JCB. This means that your card details are processed with a very high level of security. To make card purchases with us as secure as possible all information is sent in encrypted form using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). This means that the information is passed through a secure connection and that your card details cannot be read by external parties.

For further information about Paypal or to create a Paypal account please visit paypal.com.

When paying by SEPA direct debit, you authorize us to collect the invoice amount from the specified account by issuing a corresponding SEPA mandate. You will receive a pre-notification at least 5 days before the date of direct debit collection. Please note that you are required to ensure sufficient funds are in the account on the announced date. 

 

RETURNS

You have a 14-day window to revoke your contract without specifying any reasons. To exercise your right of revocation, please notify us accordingly.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

Please note, that gift cards and downloadable software products are non-returnable.

Upon revocation, we will provide a full refund using the same payment method you utilized. You are responsible for covering the direct costs associated with returning the products, especially any shipping charges incurred. Repayment may be withheld until the products are returned to us. For further details, please refer to the section on Revocation Right.

Although Internet porn is just a few clicks away, independent print publications devoted to erotica are currently thriving. While porn became digital, more anonymous, and even faster to get, recent examples of printed erotica became more individual, more distinct, and more elaborately presented.

The current edition of Nico, Confessions: Eroticism in Media, takes a compelling look at the recent boom of smaller, independent erotic publications. It introduces ten groundbreaking publications from around the world that are creating a contemporary visual language for erotic content. Learn how the makers of Butt, Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom, created a movement and then went on to craft two of today’s most relevant fashion publications; while Thomas Lenthal, Paris’s man of the hour, used his connections in the international fashion world to forge a visually powerful erotic bible called Paradis.

From the other side of the Atlantic, Danielle Leder explains why she chose to breathe new life into Jacques to continue to celebrate America’s girl-next-door. Confessions: Eroticism in Media also includes a candid feature on the historic evolution of erotic magazines from their inception to today by prominent magazine expert Samir A. Husni, the founder and director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media, who is known internationally as Mr. Magazine™.

In addition to giving voice to those who showcase erotic images in their publications, Confessions: Eroticism in Media provides a curated platform of 100 pages for ten photographers, illustrators, and artists who share their intimate thoughts on the intricacies of their work. Readers are, for example, taken behind the scenes of Jules Julien’s erotic illustrations for the cult music magazine les Inrocks, Justin Morin’s juxtaposition of vintage erotic images, and the work of artist Malika Favre, who garnered much attention for the erotic alphabet she developed for the cover of Penguin’s recent re-release of the Kama Sutra. Last but not least the reader will be stimulated by the work of some truly talented photographers with radically different perspectives—from Autumn Sonnichsen, whose images are nothing short of an unabashed celebration of the female body, to Hanna Putz, whose relevant discourse has landed her in the Hyères Fashion Photography Festival 2012

English Gestalten Lifestyle

Authors: gestalten & Nico Magazine
Release date: Mai 2012
Format: 23 × 28 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 226 pages
ISBN:   978-3-899-55438-0

SHIPPING COSTS

SHIPPING WITHIN GERMANY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION:

SHIPPING WITHIN THE US:

SHIPPING WITHIN THE UK:

SHIPPING TO ALL OTHER COUNTRIES:

  • €0.00 for orders above €60.00 EUR (value of goods) placed via our EU online shop
  • €40.00 for orders below €60.00 EUR (value of goods) placed via our EU online shop

Additional customs charges, taxes, and fees may be charged for shipments to countries outside the EU and the US.

 

SHIPMENT TRACKING

Once your order is ready to be shipped, you receive a confirmation email with the delivery details and a tracking link. Please note, that it can take some days before the tracking information is uploaded. You will also be able to track your order when you log into your account.

 

DELIVERY TIMES

Unless otherwise specified, 

  • deliveries within Germany usually take 2–5 working days, 
  • deliveries within the European Union, to Switzerland and Norway usually take 3–7 working days, 
  • deliveries within the UK, usually take 3–7 working days,
  • deliveries within the US usually take 5–10 working days,
  • deliveries to all other countries may take 3–8 weeks

from the date you receive your order confirmation (or, if advance payment  is agreed, from the date payment is instructed).

Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays and that there will be no deliveries on Sundays and public holidays.

If you have ordered items with different delivery times, we will send the goods in one shipment, unless we have made a different agreement with you. In this case, the delivery time is determined by the item with the longest delivery time that you have ordered.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Credit card: MasterCard, VISA
  • Paypal
  • Google Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • Shopify Payments
  • SEPA direct debit
  • Sofortüberweisung
  • ideal
  • eps-Überweisung
  • Bancontact

FURTHER DETAILS ON PAYMENT:

The currency used in our EU online shop is Euro (€) and VAT is included in all our prices. The currency used in our UK online shop it is GBP (£) and in our US online shop it is USD ($) and all prices are expressed as exclusive of any VAT or other sales tax payable unless otherwise stated.

All prices and product information on the gestalten online shop are subject to change.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

We will only take payment from your credit card, debit card or your Paypal account once your order has been dispatched.

For card purchases we work with an authorized payment agent that helps us to check directly with your bank that the card is valid for purchases. Our payment agent processes your card details in the correct way according to the international security standard PCI DSS, which was developed by the card companies VISA, MasterCard, Diners, American Express and JCB. This means that your card details are processed with a very high level of security. To make card purchases with us as secure as possible all information is sent in encrypted form using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). This means that the information is passed through a secure connection and that your card details cannot be read by external parties.

For further information about Paypal or to create a Paypal account please visit paypal.com.

When paying by SEPA direct debit, you authorize us to collect the invoice amount from the specified account by issuing a corresponding SEPA mandate. You will receive a pre-notification at least 5 days before the date of direct debit collection. Please note that you are required to ensure sufficient funds are in the account on the announced date. 

 

RETURNS

You have a 14-day window to revoke your contract without specifying any reasons. To exercise your right of revocation, please notify us accordingly.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

Please note, that gift cards and downloadable software products are non-returnable.

Upon revocation, we will provide a full refund using the same payment method you utilized. You are responsible for covering the direct costs associated with returning the products, especially any shipping charges incurred. Repayment may be withheld until the products are returned to us. For further details, please refer to the section on Revocation Right.

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