The origins of Shibari are muddled, some say Chinese some argue Japanese. Both agree that this knot binding technique was and continues to be a beautiful art, intricate yet simple. Shibari was aimed to restrict prisoners in a non violent way. The Dominance imposed on the perpetrators by rigger was humiliating and a public show of defeat. Here we devote respect to what it means to be To be bound. exploration within the physical space two lovers take up.
Moving through it, using a fluid array of knots and binds as conduits of strength. Forced to focus, forced to breath differently. Someone told me that if you hug heart to heart your energies cross and aline, well if you're bound from the largest arterial veins in your outer extremities you're blood tied. Love is love. I thank my subjects for allowing me in such an intimate space.