THE TAXONOMY OF DESIRE

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The Taxonomy of Desire Galleri Vasli Souza Malmö, Sweden Emmanuel Angelicas is an Australian photographer who is an artistic and commercial photographer. Emmanuel's professional photographic career has spanned over 25 years. His work has been exhibited locally in Australia and Internationally in France, Japan,…
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WATANABE YASUJI: 'COLLABORATION' PHOTO BOOK

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Collaboration Anjin Design LLC Tokyo, Japan Watanabe Yasuji was the chief editor of the Japanese magazine SM Sniper which was first launched thirty years ago. The magazine has since closed down due to the economic downturn in 2008. Watanabe Yasuji's photographic work has been…
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ESINEM: JAPANESE ROPE BONDAGE VOL 1 & 2

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Japanese Rope Bondage: Tying people, not parcels Vol 1 and 2 Esinem London, United Kingdom Esinem has been studying Japanese kinbaku for nearly a decade, and first started with tuition from Midori. Since then Esinem influences have included Matthias Grimme, Kazayu, Nawashi Murakawa, and…
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OSADA STEVE: 'AIKO' PHOTO BOOK

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Aiko Osada Steve Tokyo, Japan Osada Steve is a kimbakushi whose work has been published in magazines such as Wired, Vogue, SM Sniper and many other magazines. Steve san started training under Haruki Yukimura to study newaza techniques.  Osada Steve This book is all…
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SAITOH YOSHIKI: 'AKECHI' PHOTO BOOK

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Akechi Singpoosha Tokyo, Japan Saitoh Yoshiki worked for advertising agencies as a commercial photographer. Saitoh Yoshiki held an exhibition titled “Akechi” and published a book in the same title featuring the kimbaku work of the late Akechi Denki, Shihan of Kimbaku. Here is a…
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WATANABE YASUJI: 'AKAI HANA' PHOTO BOOK

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Akai Hana Lezard Noir Tokyo, Japan Watanabe Yasuji was the chief editor of the Japanese magazine SM Sniper which was first launched thirty years ago. The magazine has since closed down due to the economic downturn in 2008. Watanabe Yasuji's photographic work has been…
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ARMAGEDDON EXPO

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Armageddon Expo 2011 invites Shin Kou Sabre to debut the Cyber Angel costume at their convention in Melbourne.
Cyber Angel at Armageddon 2011 Armageddon Expo is a science fiction and comics convention held in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The event…
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WORN WILD FASHION SHOW

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Shin Kou Sabre at WORN WILD - Fashion Show 2011. Shin Kou Sabre features as part of the Worn Wild Fashion Show to promote the Cyber Angel prototype. Worn Wild is described as "Harajuku meets Camden Markets" featuring independent designers who create alternative clothing…
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MANIFEST: MELBOURNE ANIME FESTIVAL XII

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The second time I attended Manifest (Melbourne Anime Festival) in 2011, I decided to debut my Cyber Angel prototype outfit. Two years in the making, this outfit was designed and built in Australia. Inspired by various Japanese Anime and themes of Cyber, Sci-Fi, Goth,…
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NIPPOMBASHI STREET FESTA

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During my two months in Japan I spent most of my time in Osaka and a few days in Tokyo. I arrived in Japan a few days after the earthquake and tsunami. I was told there was a cosplay festival in the main street…
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