Japan’s underground sex scene flourishes on fetish techniques and erotic rituals. We explore the art of Japanese bondage through the eyes of Londoners; provocative professional photographer Millicent Hailes and model Tessa Kuragi.
The absolute most recognised fixation to leave Japans thriving fetish scene is Kinbaku (bondage), more popularly referred to as Shibari (to connect, or bind).
That is maybe, in component, as a result of ongoing work of professional photographer Nobuyoshi Araki. Araki has practised Shibari on Japanese models for countless shoots. He additionally famously photographed Lady Gaga in bondage for Vogue Hommes Japan last year. These pictures, combined with intrinsic beauty regarding the rope formations, has resulted in this kind of bondage gaining an iconic visual status in Japan and worldwide.
Prompted by Araki’s polaroids; with just a guide, a makeup products musician and a model to greatly help; filmmaker and photographer Millicent Hailes, decided to use her hand at Shibari. Hailes could n’t have opted for a more ideal subject than classic surrealist muse, Tessa Kuragi; usually dubbed a “fetish model” for the dark and erotic thick white girls porn nature of her profile. Even though this label will not encapsulate the complete arena of Kuragi’s work, this woman is maybe not without fetishes of her very own and had explored Japanese bondage prior to. Continue reading