Monthly Archives: November 2014

Hajime’s Shibari: Japanese Rope Bondage

Name: Anastasia Hassiotis Concept: Pleasure Sub- Concepts: Pain, power, movement, sensation Region: Japan Description: The Shibari culture in Japan is an ancient tradition where men (rope masters) tie up women using a red rope bondage as a way to connect, … Continue reading

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Transformed to Killing Machines

Bennett Deady Region/ Concepts: Chicago Sub-concepts: Destruction, transformation Description: Whether kidnapped, recruited after witnessing the murdering of their own family or choosing to join as one last hope for survival, warlords are continuously creating young killing machines in war-torn nations … Continue reading

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Depictions of hell

Name: Vladimir Ullmann-Hamon Subconcepts: Cruelty, Torture, Religion, Disfigurement Polish painter Zdzisław Beksiński tried to depict visions of hell through painting. The particularity of this painter is that he has no formal artistic education or religious upbringing. His paintings have been … Continue reading

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Group Suicide

Name: Vladimir Ullmann-Hamon Concept: Cruelty Sub-concepts: Mind control, Indoctrination, Suicide   On November 1978 in Jonestown, Guyana the mass suicide of the followers of cult People’s temple took place. The People’s temple was a new religious movement that had its … Continue reading

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The Killdozer

Name: Vladimir Ullmann-Hamon Sub-concepts: Madness, Societal pressure, Vengeance   On June 4th 2004 Marvin Heemeyer, a citizen of Granby Colorado, went on a rampage and with a machine of his own making (a “killdozer”) destroyed 13 buildings worth a collective … Continue reading

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