AAdult is the first of two essays about pornography in contemporary society from the perspective of Material Culture Studies. This first essay presents an analysis of Insight Adult Books in Bendigo. Adult bookshops are the traditional point of sale for pornography and, as such, maintain a controversial place within society.
Pornography as a commodity in contemporary culture will be analysed in the next essay for this subject. Several aspects of the shop will be described, providing an analysis of the architecture, interior design, products and customers. It Craigslist Bendigo hot tubs be argued that Insight Adult Books has a special status in Bendigo because of the controversial nature of pornography and that this special status is reflected in its architecture and interior design and vice versa that the design of the shop helps to reinforce the special particular of pornography.
The exterior of the shop does not provide many clues to the product that is being sold inside. There is no shop window displaying products and the name of the shop is displayed in small letters on the door, not directly visible from the street. Most prominent feature of the front is the logo, Lds singles Cairns carries a tripartite symbolism Figure 1.
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The logo is thus a complex representation of the nature of this shop: the number 69 signifies Adult books Bendigo sexual nature with the spermatozoa emphasising a male oriented sexuality. The logo refers to Taoist philosophy, emphasising a balance between the opposite forces Yin and Yang. One of the interpretations of Yin and Yang is the perceived dualistic nature of body and mind.
Reference to this Taoist symbol can semiotically be interpreted as communicating that there is more to pornography than the obvious bodily aspects. Reference to the Taoist symbol is most likely not coincidental as the shop is located in the Chinese boo,s of Bendigo.
The Taoist symbol is also widely used by western people Adult books Bendigo a cosmopolitan identity and by referring to the Yin-Yang symbol the shop participates in this identity, which is commonly considered to be more open minded and flexible than traditional identities Grace and Woodward The logo provides a complex message, directly referring to the sexual nature of the products on sale, while balancing their carnal nature by referring to Taoism.
The logo also provides a message that can only be decoded by individuals that understand the symbolism, effectively concealing the true nature of the shop from those who do not share the knowledge, Bendkgo as children. The name Insight Adult Books continues the dual coding provided by the logo. The first part of the name suggests that the products sold in this place will provide an Eden modeling Granville, some undefined esoteric knowledge, and refers to the mind, rather than the body.
These shops sell books about subjects related to the mind, such as meditation and astrology. The link between these shops Bfndigo, however, not only in name as the metaphysical bookshops also sell books about sexuality. The second part of the name Insight Adult Books is a euphemism for pornography from the time before video and electronic media and refers to the sexual nature of the shop, albeit not a direct one. It should be noted that most other shops selling pornography, such as the Club-X franchise, are much less subtle about their purpose.
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