I'm Linda Lush.
I've been an pornactress for 12 years. In 2020, when regular work stopped, i've started creating PornArt, to cope with my ADHD issues: I made dirty backgrounds together with Dacada, during a porn shoot, painting with our naked bodies. With guidance from Getting Up street art foundation, I've been able to turn them into actual works of art.
With my artwork I protest against inequality for sexworkers during the COVID19 pandemic. They do not get financial and social support during this pandemic and national lockdown, and are also not allowed to work like all other contact-related professions. Because of this, alot of sexworkers work illegally and they (and their customers) fall victim to excessive violence, robberies, human trafficking and suicides!
Reoccurring themes are: Selfhelp & mental health and inequality in society like sexism, discrimination and homophobia.
Making art is my creative therapy and a way of coping with life and my recent burn-out.
I create art because...
I have to cope with my mental health issues. It keeps me from going insane and having a total mental breakdown.
I am different to most artists because...
My media for self expression are mainly showdancing/burlesque/cosplay and making porn video's, before the COVID pandemic. I was very lucky to meet the guys from Getting Up foundation who helped me refocus my creative energy onto canvas.
When you look at my art, the thing I want you to feel is...
The positive energy I gained from creating my art.
There's always a light at the end of the tunnel.
There's always a kind of order in chaos.
There's always a way of coping with your mental health issues, by selflove and selfcare.
There's power in vulnerability.
The thing I most want to say to non-artists is...
Find the artist in yourself!
I believe art is an important part of our lives because...
Enjoying and making art is a way of self-reflecting and getting to know your inner self on a whole new level.
It's also a way of connecting and communicating to other people.