Tag Archives: Noble Manque

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.)

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

Noble Manque presents “Released”

The expression on this pretty model’s face is typical of many models after they enjoy a shibari experience. It’s a result of the endorphin release they experience.  They enjoy a feeling similar to the “runner’s high” enjoyed by many athletes.   While this image includes a beautiful model, excellent ropework, and nice lighting in a technically very well done photograph, for me, personally, the beauty in this image is contained in the peaceful and pleasurable expression on the model’s face.  I smile every time I see that kind of expression. Continue reading

Noble Manque presents “Uncommon Restraint”

Although shibari art typically contains images of beautiful women, sometimes men get into the act too.  Here is a great example.  This beautiful black and white image features excellent shibari rigging on a very physically fit male model.  This is definitely an unusual and attractive print. Continue reading