This year's poster (an edited version of which appears above) plays on this year's theme of "Eden" ("Before Eve there was man and his best friend -- the serpent") with a prodigiously firm rear end getting uncomfortably (at least for us -- the poster boy doesn't seem to mind) intimate with a python (and for once we're not talking euphemistically).
We spoke with The Saint at Large's art director for this year's poster and he had this to say:
The initial concept for every Black Party is how to be hyper-sexual and push buttons without venturing into pornography. We aim for the highbrow AND the campy. In this case, also because it's the 30th Black Party, I wanted an image with a sense of grandeur about it, with a painterly quality. The umbrella concept for this year's party is "Eden" however I wanted to convey an uneasy feeling. I wanted it to be dark and dangerous and dirty rather than bathed in sunlight. So I went back to "Primordial Soup" complete with a puddle of eels. No reptiles were harmed, nor put in questionable situations, in the photo shoot.
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