Category: Riggers

Osada Steve

To begin with, Master Osada Steve was born in Germany. He became a Japanese Shibari artist, stage performer, and general educator. Moreover, he has lived in several regions of Asia spanning almost have a decade. Osada Steve and Shibari He developed a great passion for Japanese rope arts or bondage back in the 90s. He…
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Andy Buru

Who is Andy Buru? During his time in Japan, Andy Buru became fascinated by the presence, passion and Zen in every one of life’s moments—a fascination he loves to share. Living in Stockholm, in Sweden, Andy Buru is a recognized teacher of European and Japanese rope bondage. He’s also a student of theatre, a medical…
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Barkas

Who is Barkas? Originally from Vienna, Barkas is a bondage educator, performance artist and writer who resides in Vancouver. He is the co-founder and caretaker of the Shibari studio TheSpace2, where he teaches and performs. He also imparts workshops, both locally and internationally. He has taken part in international events, such as Shibaricon, in Chicago;…
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Nina Russ

Known as a gardener of her-self and her surroundings, London-based Shibari performer Nina Russ has a great passion for rope bondage. She is a Shibari rigger and model who has performed internationally in events like the London Festival of the Art of Japanese Rope Bondage, Torture Garden, Fetterati, Boundcon, Kinky Salon, Rope Fest, Bound Shibari…
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Subay

Subay is a shibari artist and founder of Kokoro Studio, the first shibari studio based in Hong Kong. She was 8 years old when she first knew about shibari. She immediately loved the aesthetic and beauty of this ancient art. Moreover, it was an intensely erotic and emotional experience. Subay began practicing at age 18,…
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Zor Neurobashing

Zor Neurobashing is a professional rigger and Shibari teacher recognized around Spain, who has been studying Shibari since 2005. His interest in Shibari started when he saw how beautiful and emotional a Shibari scene can be. Zor was a BDSM practitioner and enthusiast, but he realized that restrain and bondage was what he enjoyed the…
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Lee David

Lee David is a professional rigger, bondage artist and photographer who was born in Chicago on August 15th, 1962. He spent the first 20 years of his life in the suburbs of Chicago, where he showed creativity and personality. However, he has focused more recently in the technical area, where he completed an engineering degree…
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Ana Raquel Peres

Ana Raquel Peres is a painter, designer, photographer, shibari practitioner, teacher and performer, model, rigger, and bottom, who resides in Portugal. Ana always had the urge to create something, so she spent most of her life painting, drawing and designing. She also has a passion for photography, which is a very important part of her…
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Christian Red

Christian Red is a full-time rigger based in the Nottingham area of the United Kingdom. He runs rope events in England and also abroad. In them, he teaches, performs and creates art.  Christian has been studying rope for several years and has become a full time educator. His influences include several recognized riggers and rope…
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Isabelle Hanikamu

Isabelle Hanikamu is a Kinbakushi, Nawashi Japanese rope bondage performer and educator. She grew up in the south of France, and then moved to Paris in the early ’80s. There, she discovered rope bondage while working for the adult film industry, and fell in love with this art. After this, she began to learn and…
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