This Picture Got This Musician Banned from Instagram (Maybe a Little NSFW)

The guy’s name is Arca, an experimental producer who has found favour with Bjork, FKA twigs, Kanye and a variety of other artists who like to try different things. But this past week Arca was permanently banned from Instagram after posting the artwork for his new single, “Vanity.”  See if you can guess why.

Arca - Vanity

 

So what do we have here? A cyborg-y vagina and anus? And does this really ban Instagrams’s turns of service? That’s what this really comes down to Read about the entire controversy at Jezebel. Oh, and here’s the song.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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