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HC in Pink - Gentle kinky stories

Lisätty 26.05.2019

Photography exhibition, 19. - 30.6.2019, Galleria Albert IX, Helsinki

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HC in Pink - Gentle kinky stories is a photography exhibition, which portrays the adventures of both classical and completely novel fantasy creatures in a playful kinky setting.

 

The exhibition is the result of the combined efforts of several individuals, the photos have emanated from the combined ideas of both the artist and the model, as well as unexpected flashes of inspiration on site at the photo shoots. A distinct, subtle and playful kinky humor flows lively throughout the entire production. But it also pays respect and concern for the more serious topics regarding gender & sexual minorities and to the freedom of bodily expression, that stems from each one of the photographs. It is outright unbelievable that even now, in the 21th century, one has the need to fight for ones right to decide over their own body, the right to define ones gender and sexual orientation as well as constantly having to defend the full spectrum of equality. These values, that should be obvious and function as the pillars of a society heeding human rights.

A recurring theme in the photos of the exhibition is to bring forward the questions of and challenge the eternal and ever present issues of; What types of bodies are allowable, and permeable to be displayed in public. How, why and who gets to publish images of ones own or another individuals body? What kind of agendas are we allowed to express with the use of our own bodies? Why total equality will never become a fact, unless we come to comprehend the discrepancy in the opportunities available or denied for the individual that ones type or form of body can set.

The individual is always, more or less, a captive of the physical characteristics of ones body. Freedom is something that only a very privileged ones have. There are a number of ways one can pursue this freedom, either in the sense of escaping the constraints of ones body or trying to find freedom within it. Rigging is basically a very primitive stimulus, it flows through the individual, much the same way music does; It instantly awakens some form of emotional reaction. A reaction that ranges usually from fight to flight or surrender. Being tied up gives the opportunity to experience: tranquility, emancipation or even euphoria from the sensation of being held, be it then the feeling of being held by the rigger, the rope or some other type of bondage instrument. In soft bondage photography the visual impact of the photos, being either in front or behind the camera can be an empowering experience for both parties.

Hurting and violence as well as traits of the hard core BDSM culture is often linked to bondage, which however is very distant form my own activity. In my art I want to portray a totally different point of view on the subject. I have zero tolerance for causing physical pain in my bondage activities or in my photography sessions. I perform all my rigging always in such a manner that the one being tied never risks any damage to the soft tissues or gets any kind of marks on their skin. Each type of body needs its individual type of rigging, what is nice and cozy for some can be hurtful and even permanently damaging for some one else. That is why I also abstain strictly from the use of any traditional torture methods. For the reasons mentioned above, I prefer tying up biologically male bodies, because they are usually more damage resistant. I use the expression 'decorative binding', because I feel it describes best the fusion between the human and the rigging into a harmonious visual unity.

Serenity, the joy of play and the liberating experience of a fantasy world, themes present in all of the photographs of this exhibition. They bid you, the visitor, welcome into a subtle and kind kinky style fairytale, in which the world glows in all the shades of the rainbow and all happenings take place in an atmosphere of acceptance and amongst a diversity of bodily forms. The fairytale of Pink Hard Core.

 

 

Credits

Jäämyrsky (b. 1985, in Helsinki) is an artist in the queer and outsider genres, whose art in the form of photographs and drawings portray fictional characters in their bizarre activities often taking place in a surreal surroundings.

The models are kinky and fetish enthusiasts, who with their voluntary input made taking these photographs and thus production of this exhibition posible.

The artist wishes to expresses many warm and heartfelt thanks to all those who participated in this project either as models or behind the scenes!

 

 

 

Exhibition Info

 

The exhibition is an official part of the Helsinki Pride 2019 event.

19. - 30.6.2019

Open every day from 12.00 to 18.00

 

Galleria Albert IX
Albertinkatu 9
00150 Helsinki
www.galleria-albert.fi/

 

For more information: jaamyrsky@gmail.com 

 

 

Accessibility

Please note that the entrance to the gallery is not easily accessible by wheelchair. The entrance is narrow and requires climbing one step form street level. In case of need of assistance the exhibition supervisor will assist you. The gallery does not have any unobstructed toilet facilities.

 

The event is suitable for all ages, but please take into consideration that some of the images portrayed in the exhibit do contain both nudity and sexual themes.

 

 

Dedication of the exhibition

- The exhibition is dedicated to the acceptance of portraying bodily diversity, to gentleness and to all those who fight for these values. - 

 

 

 

 

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Technical implementation of photographs

All photographs in the exhibition are original and have not been post-processed. The various visual effects have been done solely on the cameras imaging software.

Photo printing: Dialab Oy, Helsinki, www.dialab.com

Canvas photos printing: Printscorpio Oy, Aitoo, www.printscorpio.fi

 

 

 

Translation from Finnish to English: Susanna Cederforss