Was interviewed to discuss censorship issues on Instagram

This has been one of the things I didn’t thought that will happen ajajaj, but I was interviewed some months ago to discuss my tags on censorship with my confrontations with Instagram about censorship and how I complain with this community guidelines that had blocked my art several times, even blocking one of my accounts totally.

Because yes, Instagram has blocked several of my pics and the most offensive reason, is when they blocked them, since according to them, I am selling sexual services. Really? Is thyat what you see on my art?

So, with my first account @amathaboudoirs, I was trying to show my work, at the beginning it was ok, but suddenly some of my posts started to get blocked, some at the very first moment I posted them, making IG the one that rejected it and other times while being up there for a while, meaning that someone has reported it because he or she felt offended.

I complain several times that what I was showing was art, since you can ask for a review when this happen, but even a close up of my mask was rejected for sexual reasons. And even I complain they didn’t repost it arguing that it was against their community guidlines, yes a mask was rejected. Of course it can be used for sexual purposes, but it was a close up showing only the mask, I don’t know where you saw the sexual part.

Anyway, I create another account, @amathaboudoir, and started to repost my work again, now being more cautious. At the beginning, some of my pics were blocked and it is when I started to start using tags against censorship like: #censorshipsucks, #artcensorship, #nudityisart, #instagramsucks and others.

A person that was making her study contacted me, asking me if I can talked to her about the censorship situation, since she wanted my opinion on her study. I agree an some days later we had a talk on this.

What was mainly discuss was: how does this situation affect artists? have you found difficult to show your work? what do you think needs to be different? Among other questions.

So, it really affect artists, since with the minimum things someone can make your pic get blocked, and many artists suffer from this since many of us have to restart again, from scratch, with nothing, just because IG donĀ“t like it or someone is reporting the pics.

And this situation continue to happen, I have heard from several artists on IG that they are restarting their account since it was blocked and they are more each day. Community guidelines aree getting stricter. I should know, I been banned from Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Patreon, but thats another story, this happened after this interview.

One of the things I told her is: How will Picasso and other major artists of old times will have dealt with this annoying situation? Many artists have drawn nudes, human body is art, but it seems it is ok to show a penis, but a vagina is wrong?

Here comes the nonsense of the old ideas, where a female pussy, was bad seen to appear in the pics, since it was or still is consider vulgar or just for porn to many people. Really? It is a part of the female body, why it has to be vulgar? Because it is not a penis? Because it is better being close? Fuck you. It is a part of my body, it has nothing wrong.

Mainly the interview was to see how Instagram is restricting ones work, how it is complicating art creation by limiting creativity to a point where they determine what is right or wrong.

It is ridiculous how they try to control this type of things, when one can go to google search for pussy, sex or whatever sexual thing and many things appear for free without restrictions, but if a nobody is trying to create art, being a boudoir or artistic nude model, that one to show that there is nothing wrong with a naked body, that it is beautiful, that there should be no shame in showing it, then we have problems and that nobodies account gets a lot of problem to do art.

There are many artists out there doing this, most of them restricted, some of them no. The other day I was joking with a drawer that maybe if you have more than 100k followers they will allow it, but since one has very few followers they make that path impossible, since they know aht is right and what is wrong.

Don’t make me laugh, this extreme control situation that we have, this society guidelines that one has to follow since hey are “correct”, makes the free minded people have a very bad time.

Everything tries to point on one way, the way that is “ok”, but ok accoridng to whom? The society or some particular persons?

To finalize I just have to say that I will continue creating art on my own way, trying to show that we are art, our body is art, all of it, not just some specific parts, I may get restricted by many sites, but I will find my way to shine and show that I am an artist.

Why art is so censored when there are worst things out there?

Social media guidelines are sometimes just full of nonsense, since a lot of material shouldn’t be allowed and it is at plain sight, and other material, like art, has several restrictions, why is that amathalovers?

My first account on Instagram @amathaboudoirs was blocked with pictures that doesn’t have anything sexual at all, guess what? Well, the answer, close ups of my masks, just ridiculous and also when making my pictures a grid, yo know, diving them like a puzzle and several of those pieces were banned where nothing was being shown. Instagrams algorithm saw my pics as sexual content when there was NO sexual content on it.

So, I created a second account @amathaboudoir which is still active, but with warnings from Instagram that my account will probably be blocked since I have done the following violations:

Lets talk about them!

  1. A close up of my pussy that you can see in the Art Section, but is this not art? Well, this draw was done digitally. It was a series of draws that I did with the drawer dividing my body in parts to show the beauty of the female body.
  2. A draw done first by hand and then arranged digitally of me posing against a wall fully naked. Why is this not art?
  3. This is the most ridiculous of them, they removed my story since they told me “I was selling sexual services”. Just plain stupid, I am a model, or try to be one, not a prostitute. the picture is me laying on a couch, censoring my tits with some stickers I put of me being “foxy”. Just lame.
  4. The most recent one, they accept the post I did for the National Nude Day, but they didn’t accept my story since it is sexual, my question is, why it was accepted on the post and not in the story since it is the same pic?

Anyway, that made me create a backup account since maybe my main account may be blocked again, being this one @amathamaskedmodel but this one being private, so it can only be access by people I authorized in order to avoid persons that report art as something innapropiate. Can’t block Instagram algorithm, but will try to avoid problems with it.

The funny thing is that Instagram accepts a lot of explicit content on their site, both draws and normal pics, it is just amazing how their algorithm can judge so bad. There is a lot of explicit content out there being extremely sexual and nothing happens.

You just see how the people that do them just put a minimum censor on this ones, or put a front pic as an 18+ warning and then full show, or in normal pics, just having a transparent cloth allows you to post the pic since your nipple is “not as visible”, just it doesn’t judge correctly, hope they fix that up, because what several persons are trying to do is ART, at least that is what I am trying to do, to show the beauty of the female body, to accept yourself, to empower yourself, to face your fears, etc.

It is just so unfair that you get blocked and all of your work goes to the trash and you need to restart from 0 again, with nothing, just because of PURE NONSENSE.

But, unfortunately there aren’t to many options to do this without the restrictions, or do you know of any social media that is more open? aside from Twitter. If you know, please let me know.

Anyway, will continue to work hard, to do my part on this artistic world that I really like, by doing Boudoirs and being a muse for several different artists all over the world and form part of this world of Art that I really love.

So, I hope you continue to enjoy my artistic world of Amatha, The Masked Boudoir Model, here everything is uncensored, maybe soon some changes will come, not to censor things, but yes in other type of things that I think will help me on this difficult world, so tip me if you want to support me, but mainly ENJOY LIFE.

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