Museum of Sex & HEAVENSAKE Present Hajime Kinoko Performances

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Credit: Camille Kail, Courtesy Museum of Sex and HEAVENSAKE)

Last week, Tuesday July 17th and Thursday July 19th — the Museum of Sex and HEAVENSAKE hosted two captivating nights with the famous Kinbaku master Hajime Kinoko in collaboration with his model Aimi — for a series of original live performances in the traditional art form of Shibari.

Guests enjoyed the evenings while sipping Japanese sake by HEAVENSAKE, as part of an ongoing program of special events around the current exhibition The Incomplete Araki: Sex, Life, and Death in the Work of Nobuyoshi Araki at Museum of Sex, which also included a screening and director panel of Arakimentari earlier this month, paying particular discussion on the controversies around the artist and subject relationship.

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Credit: Camille Kail, Courtesy Museum of Sex and HEAVENSAKE)

The exhibition traces the notorious Japanese artist’s 50-year-long photography career showcasing 150+ prints, 500 polaroids, 400+ books thematically through concepts like obsession, ritual, kinbaku-bi, sentimentality, the “I-novel,” Tokyo hardcore, “erotos,” photographer and subject, and of course, controversy especially seen through today’s lens.

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