Tag Archives: Stefano Laforgia

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

Stefano Laforgia presents a shibari performance at LegARTI in Rome, Italy.

Some people have a preconceived opinion and think shibari is degrading and abusive to women.  Because they say — it involves tying up women with rope.  Really?  To those with that opinion, I say, please watch this video.  It is a shibari performance by Stefano Laforgia and Miss Prohibited, at LegARTI, an event organized by Stefano in Rome Italy. Continue reading

Stefano Laforgia presents “Old memories”

This beautiful picture was taken during a Hanami celebration, where people enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms.  Appropriately, this lovely model is wearing a cherry red kimono with excellent ropework during a nice partial suspension.  This is a wonderful example of people enjoying their shibari in a clean, clear, fresh air outdoor environment.  I’m sure it brings back not only old, but also very good memories for them. Continue reading