YUKIMURA HARUKI TRIBUTE: 1948 - 2016

YUKIMURA HARUKI TRIBUTE - 1948-2016

The video was taken in May of 2011 as part of the behind the scenes footage of my art photo book ‘Amorous’ 好色. After the photo shoot with Watanabe Yasuji (former Chief Editor of SM Sniper) and Yukimura Haruki; Yukimura sensei wanted to express to me his unique style of tying.

There were a select small group of assistants there on the day, and Yukimura san wanted to demonstrate how he communicated via the rope, so there were quite a few onlookers present, some of which I had only just met, so the exposure was intensified for me. My feelings of shame and embarrassment were heightened throughout the experience.

I have held onto this memory for a very long time and only now have chosen to release it to convey my gratitude, admiration and respect for a truly talented man who was not afraid to show his true affection and seek to receive my sentiment in return.

I can only show how Yukimura Haruki sensei affected me, for there are no words I can use that will describe my feelings.

A special thank you to Ugo, Cordlord and Alice Lidell for assistance with this video.

To find out more about Yukimura Haruki sensei you may visit his biography or SMpedia

Yukimura Haruki is one of the greatest Japanese Shihan of Kinbaku (緊縛師範) Grandmaster of Kinbaku. He produces many video programs and is the author of numerous beautiful books. Yukimura Haruki appeared in the documentary "Bakushi" directed by Hiroki Ryuichi.

RELATED ARTICLES

AMOROUS 好色 PHOTOBOOK
WATANABE YASUJI: 'COLLABORATION' PHOTO BOOK
SAITOH YOSHIKI AND OSADA STEVE: CHAOTIC SOLITUDE
'AMOROUS' 好色 - ART PHOTO BOOK UPDATE: JAPANESE ART AND CUSTOMS
A BRIEF HISTORY
WATANABE YASUJI: 'AKAI HANA' PHOTO BOOK
'AMOROUS' 好色 - ART PHOTO BOOK UPDATE: INFLUENCES OF HOKUSAI
ANGELICAS EMMANUEL: SHUNGA
THE TAXONOMY OF DESIRE
SAITOH YOSHIKI: 'AKECHI' PHOTO BOOK