A Vow of Sexual Silence
Nadia Vanilla is inspired by the secret private worlds of people. She creates her art from a place of curiosity at what makes her subjects tick. She uses soft pastels, charcoal, and ink in her work.
Actually part of this has happened.
I spent 10 days on a meditation retreat in complete silence (not talking at any time) and on the 6th day another participant, who was always sitting next to me in the meditations came closer and closer. At the end of the morning meditation he whispered to me if I knew how it feels to suddenly fall in love with a person you don’t know. The day continued very meditative but in the night I heard someone knocking at my door. It was him and we ended up having sex in my room in complete silence. But as you can imagine, the following days felt quite different...