No longer only the province of psychiatrists and pornographers, BDSM (Bondage and Discipline/Domination and Submission/Sadomasochism) is a burgeoning subject for sexuality studies. This interest is warranted. Sadomasochism is deeply ingrained culturally, with binary-gendered character types deriving from early twentieth-century sexological and psychoanalytic theory, which expanded the remit of the
Roman Kasperski got inspired to photographing via journalism. He has held numerous international publications and exhibitions. He studied at the University of Applied Sciences in Dortmund, chosing to use different media. Art is a proces of becoming for him, he commits himself to the self imposed goal of avoiding cliche’s.
Before focussing on photography Will Santillo worked in various creative fields, including fashion, architectural design, general contracting and programming. His photos have been exhibited in New York and Toronto. You can discover more of his work at his website. Images from forth-coming book – THRESHOLD
Erik Bolding started photographing in 1984, not just landscapes but he tried to captured everything that caught his eye. He was able to turn something negative (losing a job) into something positive when he started to specialise in portrait photography. It took him some time but at a certain point
Marco Maria D’Ottavi is an Italian Fashion photographer, watching his grandfather using enormous daylight lamps he got fascinated, by light and by photographing. In just three years, after attending courses, alongside the masters of cinema, theater and television, winning a master’s degree in the United States on the lighting in
The erotic single line drawings from Robert are truly fascinating. As he mentions himself: Each one of these drawings is a single continuous uninterrupted line from beginning to end. On the odd occasion the end point is close enough to the beginning that I join it and it technically becomes
Pedro Konijn loves to draw, from a very young age. He created many different artworks around the bdsm, bondage and corset themes. He can be found on exhibitions and fairs (for live drawing). Be sure to visit his website and discover many more great artworks from this talanted Dutch artist.
Helmut Newton was a German-Australian photographer. He was a “prolific, widely imitated fashion photographer whose provocative, erotically charged black-and-white photos were a mainstay of Vogue and other publications. In 1946, Newton set up a studio in fashionable Flinders Lane in Melbourne and worked on fashion and theatre photography in the