12 episodes

Welcome lovely humans, to my podcast „Sex and Art“. I am an artist and coach from Berlin, living in Linköping, Sweden. In this podcast I combine my passion for art and sex with my passion for very interesting people. Throughout my life, I met so many wise, crazy, lovely, exciting, and interesting people and I had tons of inspiring conversations. Now I want to bring these conversations to you. I’ll talk with artists, dancers, comedians, musicians, programmers, managers, writers, bodyworkers as well as tantrics, healers, priests, or just someone I deeply fell in love with. In every episode, you'll be allowed a peek into their world and we find out how they connect to art and sex. For me these two notions - art and sex - describe life. Some episodes you will find to be more about sex, some will be more about art, and recently therapy plays a big role, too. If you want to support this podcast please share, like and subscribe. Welcome home. Siri Berlin PS: If you want to know more about my work as an artist and sexologist you can have a look at my homepages: www.siriberlin.de and https://www.instagram.com/the_happy_sexologist/

Sex & Art Siri Berlin

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Welcome lovely humans, to my podcast „Sex and Art“. I am an artist and coach from Berlin, living in Linköping, Sweden. In this podcast I combine my passion for art and sex with my passion for very interesting people. Throughout my life, I met so many wise, crazy, lovely, exciting, and interesting people and I had tons of inspiring conversations. Now I want to bring these conversations to you. I’ll talk with artists, dancers, comedians, musicians, programmers, managers, writers, bodyworkers as well as tantrics, healers, priests, or just someone I deeply fell in love with. In every episode, you'll be allowed a peek into their world and we find out how they connect to art and sex. For me these two notions - art and sex - describe life. Some episodes you will find to be more about sex, some will be more about art, and recently therapy plays a big role, too. If you want to support this podcast please share, like and subscribe. Welcome home. Siri Berlin PS: If you want to know more about my work as an artist and sexologist you can have a look at my homepages: www.siriberlin.de and https://www.instagram.com/the_happy_sexologist/

    Inviting the Dark - The Occult Therapy

    Inviting the Dark - The Occult Therapy

    For this episode, I had the pleasure to talk to facilitator, witchcraft and ritual creator, and photographer Charlyne, who founded "The Occult Therapy“. 
    I got to know them over a friend who is their client and was talking about her experiences in such a fascinating way that I wanted to meet Charlyne.
    On Charlyne’s own journey of learning and practicing body piercing, rope suspension, and also performing with these elements on stage, they reconnected to spirituality and found profound access to their own healing. Fascinated by these findings, Charlyne started to share these gifts as a full-time job.

    By allowing the dark into our lives we can rewrite our own stories and become the empowered humans we are supposed to be. "Find your light through the darkness. Bleed, surrender, embrace the pain, release." writes Charlyne.

    Charlyne lives and works mainly in Berlin and identifies as non-binary. They use different pronouns (they/them/he/she) according to the situation.

    You can find out more about Charlyne's services here:
    https://theocculttherapy.com


    Recorded by Siri Berlin
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Online life drawing. Creative community with passion and purpose.

    Online life drawing. Creative community with passion and purpose.

    For this episode, I met with the incredible life drawing hosts from the Berlin-based sessions called "Sketcherei" - Liana Gilman and Alexandra Rudneva. Their (now online) events are always fun and diverse and leave a lot of space for the self-expression of the model - and of the sketching artists.

    The goal of Sketcherei is to connect artists - sketchers and performers - around the globe. The focus of every session is catching the motion and dynamic of the human body, but Sketcherei always has performance at the heart of everything. Coming from a Russian art background hostile to non-academic artists, Alexandra and Liana were keen to create a community for artists of all kinds to enjoy the drawing process.

    If you like to get a glimpse of how much thinking and creation can be behind an online life drawing session - or if you just would like to know what two passionate Russian women are doing in Berlin - this episode is for you.

    Cheers!

    Sketcherei:
    https://www.instagram.com/sketcherei/
    https://www.facebook.com/sketcherei/
    Alexandra
    https://www.barsketcher.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/barsketcher/
    Liana
    https://www.instagram.com/liana.gilman/

    People we talked about you can support directly if you like:
    Berlin Strippers Collective
    Yulia Tsvetkova


    Recorded by Siri Berlin
    Siri on Insta

    • 55 min
    Being nude. Reclaiming a sense of self through art modeling

    Being nude. Reclaiming a sense of self through art modeling

    Were you always interested in what it is like to be naked in front of people who look at you constantly? For 2 hours? Are you interested in what is going on in the head of an art model before during and after a session? Then this episode is for you.

    Last week I met Danna, a former artistic gymnast, and skilled costume designer from Glasgow in Scotland for an interview to talk about her main job as an art model.  Coming from a long line of artists there are many perspectives that influence Danna's work.  Making the world a better place from wherever you stand in life seems to be an important aspect. And one way she is doing that is by showing up as her vulnerable self in her life drawing sessions.

     Without the world of life drawing going online, I probably wouldn't have met Danna.  Today, she is one of the most inspiring models I ever had the chance to draw and I am looking forward to times when I can meet and draw her in person. Thanks, Danna for your time, and for being.

    (PS: The cover image of this podcast is in fact a painting I made inspired by so many session with her I participated in.)

    If you want to check Danna out or book her for a session you find her here:
    https://www.instagram.com/conkuntion/

    We mentioned a few fellow artists during the chat.
    You can find them here:

    Life Drawing with Sketcherei
    https://www.instagram.com/sketcherei/

    Costume Design
    https://www.instagram.com/softskinlatex/



    Recorded by: Siri Berlin
    www.siriberlin.de

    • 47 min
    Hosting Life Drawing. Inspiring Community

    Hosting Life Drawing. Inspiring Community

    For this episode, I met with William Holley, a passionate trumpet player and artist in his spare time, an architect/engineer when it comes to his occupation. William, originally from England, just moved to Hamburg for a new project.
    We met some time ago in Berlin at one of the amazing life drawing sessions he is (was and will be) hosting at Keithbar in Berlin Neukölln. 
    William’s goal for his event series is to create a space where people meet and feel seen as the person they are and create a space where people are comfortable enough to try out new things. You should see his welcoming smile and friendly hugs he hands out freely to everyone joining his piece-of-art-life-drawing-event. 
    If you are curious to find out some secrets of a well-hosted and enthusiastic life drawing session or if you just enjoy someone bringing joy into the world, listen to this episode.

    - By the way: The cover of this episode is a drawing I made when William was modelling at Keith Bar in 2020 -

    Here you can contact William and  also have a look at his art:
    https://www.instagram.com/william.t.holley/

    In this FB group you find all events:
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1650260861935020

    The place where it all happens:
    https://www.keithbarberlin.de/

    The people we mentioned in the episode:
    Expansion Starpower
    Cameryn Moore
    Hugo Rex Tibirica

    Recorded by: Siri Berlin

    • 54 min
    Creating Spaces. Where BDSM meets Art

    Creating Spaces. Where BDSM meets Art

    For this podcast, I met Andy Buru, an inspiring, well-known, and fun to talk to rope bondage teacher and therapist from Stockholm in Sweden. I met Andy a few years ago at a tantra festival in Ängsbacka, where he also teaches sometimes.  As rope bondage and kink, in general, seem to become more and more popular around me,  I thought it might be interesting getting to know Andy a little better. So I asked him for an interview.

    In this episode, we talk about a  project that is very dear to Andy: The amazing conscious kink event series "Salongen" ("The Parlour") where BDSM and art meet. These play parties will be taking place in a theatre setting and are a co-production of Andy Buru and colleagues from theatre and opera.  Listen to the interview to discover some of the secret ingredients of this playful artistic project.

    If you want to know more about Andy Buru, his passion, lessons, and sessions you can find a lot of inspiration and information here:
    www.andyburu.se

    The event series "Salongen" has no official homepage, yet. But if you read Swedish you can catch a glimpse here: https://salongen892898617.wordpress.com/

    Because we recorded the session on International Women's day, I asked Andy which women were most influential in his life. Here is some nutrition for your brain, body, and soul:

    Ruby May https://www.know-your-flow.com/
    Barara Carellas https://barbaracarrellas.com/
    Judith Lewis Herman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Lewis_Herman
    Esther Perel https://www.estherperel.com/

    Thanks, Andy, for being such a delightful person to talk to.


    Recorded by Siri Berlin

    • 53 min
    Creating new cultures. Masculinity in art and relation.

    Creating new cultures. Masculinity in art and relation.

    Hello wonderful humans, in this episode you follow me and my dear friend Boaz onto two meetings because we decided after the first talk that we needed to add a few more things. And we could have talked even longer. So here you find the essence of our talks. During the first recording, Boaz was still in Berlin. In the second one, he was visiting his birth country Israel.  Living in (between) two cultures while creating a new one is the main topic of this episode. We talked about Boaz art projects, his time in the military, masculinity,  and relations. I am impressed by how deep our talk went and I am still very touched by Boaz poem "My forefathers" which you can listen to at the end of the podcast.

    Here you can find Boaz creations and contact him:
    https://digitalboaz.com
    https://www.instagram.com/digitalboaz/
    http://digitalboaz.myportfolio.com/

    And don't forget to check out the Sketch-O-Mat
    https://www.instagram.com/sketch_o_mat/


    Recorded by: Siri Berlin

    If you like this podcast, please share it with your friends, subscribe or leave a comment on our social media. Thanks a million. Siri

    • 48 min

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