If you are interested in learning more about the fundamentals of naturism, we suggest you listen to the Federation of Canadian Naturists' podcast on naturist frequently asked questions (FAQ) at
www.FCN.ca/podcast/

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Gender and Single Men Policies in Naturism

Alone on the deck looking at the beach

We catch up with Felicity Jones (from YNA, not the Rogue One actor!) to discuss gender and single men policies in naturism.



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Photo: Sitting by Lake Beamor at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park - PAR 2011

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Episode LXXXIX

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Naturism in Paris


A visit to a naturist swim in Paris that is organized by the Association des Naturistes de Paris (ANP) three nights per week. There seems to be a resurgence of naturism in France with the participation of naturists in the Fête de l'humanité last summer, the announcement that Paris will at long-last have a naturist area, and the election a French representative at president of the International Naturist Federation.



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Photo: A swim night at the Piscine Roger Le Gall in Paris organized by the ANP.

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Episode LXXXVIII

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Hardcore Winter Visitors

Bare Oaks members skating in January 2016

We chat with a group of regular visitors who prefer to visit Bare Oaks only in winter. Their activities include dousing themselves with water while nude in sub-zero weather and ice skating, also nude, on our frozen lake.


Photo: Bare Oaks members skating in January 2016

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Episode LXXXVII

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Naked State Part 2

2016 Naked State Artists at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park

Thirteen artists talk about their experience at the 2016 Naked State Art Residency held at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park. (Part 2 of 2)



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Photo: Naked State Artists at Bare Oaks

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Episode LXXXVI

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Naked State Part 1

Teresa Ascencao organizer of Naked State

Teresa Ascencao talks about Arts Unfold's first Naked State Art Residency. In August 2016, thirteen artists from Australia, Finland, England, and across Canada and the USA spent a week creating artworks that explore the nude human body in context of nature, culture and art. (Part 1 of 2)


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Photo: Teresa Ascencao during Naked State 2016 - by Matt Hamon

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Episode LXXXV

Sunday, November 6, 2016

A Spencer Tunick Experience


An interview with Emma James (best known as Socks Off on Twitter) who was one of 3,000 people who participated in the Spencer Tunick installation organised on July 9th by the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, UK.



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Photo: Emma James with Rod, a fellow naturist

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Episode LXXXIV

Friday, July 1, 2016

Architecture of Nudism and Naturism

Image from "The Private Life of a Nudist Family" in Nude Living Magazine #2, 1961

An interview with Sarah Schrank, associate professor of history at California State University, Long Beach, about her article on the architecture of nudism. Her article is as much a history of the nudist/naturist movement and the way its ideas and how it is practiced have changed over time.

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Photo: The Mason Family's backyard from "The Private Life of a Nudist Family" in Nude Living Magazine #2, 1961.

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Episode LXXXIII