Nicolas Yoroï develops an intimate and humanist kinbaku practice, emphasizing connection, emotional exchange and the uniqueness of the relationship between the rigger and the tied. He has lived for 4 years in Japan, in Tokyo. There, he had the chance to follow the teaching of one of the main Nawashi in Japan: Arisue GO. From him, he received his [...]
Nina Russ is a London-based shibari artist and she wants you to discover Japanese rope bondage through her eyes. This perspective sees it as an art which creates deep connection between the participants and also aids personal development. Due to its martial arts roots, it brings self-discipline, efficiency, effectiveness and thus, confidence and awareness. These [...]
His obsession with rope started in 2003 with Osada Steve at Studio 6, Tokyo. In 2004, a new journey began when he took classes with Nawashi Akechi Denki Sensei. After the Sensei’s death in 2005, he continued to study with Nawashi Kanna. He frequently travels to Japan to keep alive his passion for rope, studies and research. He [...]
Red ropes that build love connections: this is Red Lily's bondage. Red Lily is a performer and Shibari teacher. She started her path towards becoming a rigger many years ago, at first as an apprentice, then as MaestroBD's assistant. She continued the study of Shibari with different teachers all around the world, following courses of [...]
He got in touch with Shibari just seeing a picture and he suddenly was fascinated. He began to research, he discovered Hikari Kesho's photography, learned from him the first rudiments of the discipline and studied hard. In July 2015 Sandro met Maiko Mirò. With her, ropes gained a soul and became emotions. Sandro and Maiko [...]
E’ un artista poliedrico trentasettenne già attivo da diversi anni nel mondo BDSM del quale è arrivato a fare una vera e propria filosofia di vita. La ricerca della propria personalità ed il desiderio di imprimerla attraverso la sua visione poetica, lo porta spesso ad intraprendere cammini come autodidatta in tutte le forme artistiche alle [...]
Ze is a writer, performance artist, sexual anarchist whose philosophy of subjectivity and individualism are themes in all of their work. Provocation, eccentricity, and erotic neurosis are shown through visual representation. Ze performs text through chanting rituals in the music duo Zoid^, is featured in the post porn sci-fi series, Neurosex Pornoia 2 and 3, and wrote a novel, Appetite. published in 2013.
Ambrita Sunshine is a Queer dancer and choreographer who has mixed different artistic disciplines in an ironic and irriverent fusion style, including BDSM and Bondage in particular. In the last few years she dedicated herself to the research of African ritual dance. At Rome Bondage Week she will perform with Ze Royale.
Coldeyes is a Pole Dance teacher and a Kinbaku performer. She discovered Kinbaku in 2015 thanks to Andrea of La Quarta Corda, with whom she realized various photographic projects such as Keibatsu, inspired by traditional japanese tortures. Coldeyes and Andrea have become partners in ropes and life and they teach and perform in Italy and at important [...]
Elisa Farnese is a shibari model and performer. Three years ago, she met Red Lily and her red ropes: it was love at first sight. She performed in shows in Italy and Europe and collaborated with many important riggers as Kazami Ranki, Andrea Ropes, Boris Mosafir, Gregory Kinbaku.