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Featured in this essay are photographs regarding the work of Japanese kinbaku artist and rigger Hajime Kinoko.

In 2001, Kinoko “realized the good thing about phrase through rope,” and by 2006, he began doing artwork under their present phase name. By 2009, he had been doing at occasions in Japan just like the yearly music festival Fuji Rock. This year, he previously their very first solamente event, “The younger girl and String,” in Tokyo which provided an image that is new the ancient practice of kinbaku—a splash of pop music art. Since around 2012, he began shooting their photography that is own of kinbaku he techniques as well as in 2013 Kinoko along with his work ended up being showcased in a VICE Japan documentary called “Bondage Art with Hajime Kinoko.” The documentary went viral with increased than 3 million views on YouTube.

In past times 5 years, he’s gained a global after through different exhibitions, appearances and guide releases. Their exhibitions and works both in Japan also internationally include appearances into the U.S. at the Burningman Festival, at Paris Fashion Week in addition to at activities for well-known fashion brands like Diesel and Christian Dada. He’s got additionally released two photo publications, “Red” and “Ichigo Ichie,” which continue steadily to revolutionize the contemporary realm of kinbaku. (more…)