Tag Archives: Lew Rubens

Sinical Magazine Article

Ms Misha Moore wrote a nice review of the Art of Contemporary Shibari Exhibit for Sinical Magazine.  Read the article here.

(Lew Rubens and Lisa viewing some of the art exhibited by Hikari Kesho. Photo courtesy of Ms. Misha Moore.)

Ginger Sin at the Art of Contemporary Shibari Exhibit

We had a great time during the Opening weekend for the Art of Contemporary Shibari Exhibit in Houston. I rigged Ginger Sin with helpful suggestions by Lew Rubens. CapturedErotica photographed this image. These are absolutely wonderful people to work with and have as friends. I’m blessed. Continue reading

The Art of Contemporary Shibari Exhibit installation at Mother Dog Studios

The Art of Contemporary Shibari Exhibit is the largest display of shibari art in a gallery setting in the world.  This exhibit is hosted by Mother Dog Studios and is part of the Fotofest 2012 Biennial activities.

Here are some pictures of its installation. Continue reading

A gathering of artists –

An international group of 17 world class shibari riggers and photographers sent 159 prints to Mother Dog Studios for this exhibit, which makes it the largest gallery exhibit of Contemporary Shibari Art in the world.  Many of the prints in this exhibit are larger than life. Continue reading

Lew Rubens presents “Drea Captured in the Web”

This is not a classic shibari image.  Lew Rubens (from Orlando, Florida) used his shibari rigging skills to create a beautiful spider-like web to catch his pretty model.  This is another example of people from all over the world having fun and creating contemporary shibari art. Continue reading

Lew Rubens presents “Dream Capture”

This is not a classic shibari image.  Lew Rubens (from Orlando, Florida) used his shibari rigging skills to encapsulate and suspend his pretty model in a circular web of rope.  Peter Claver (from Toronto, Canada) did an excellent job of photographing the pose.  This is another example of people from all over the world having fun with shibari and pushing the envelope on contemporary shibari art. Continue reading

Lew Rubens presents “Heavy Metal”

In this picture, a very experienced rigger used shibari techniques to suspend a beautiful model in an industrial environment.  This is not a traditional shibari image.  But, it contains well constructed, sophisticated rigging, a very pretty model, and nice photography.  It is another example of people having fun with shibari. Continue reading

Lew Rubens presents “Fetish Justice”

Soft curves, straight lines, symmetry, color, controlled lighting, and selective exposure were brought together perfectly by three very accomplished artists, the rigger, model and photographer, to create this beautiful image. This is a great example of using non traditional shibari to create art. Spectacular! Continue reading