This article is over 4 years old Megumi Igarashi and the vagina kayak she had made. But genital art elicited a very different response in Japan this week, when police arrested an artist for distributing data that enables recipients to make 3D prints of her vagina. The artist, whose real name is Megumi Igarashi, was held in custody in Tokyo on suspicion of breaking Japanese obscenity laws. Media reports said Igarashi, 42, denied the allegations. She pointed out that had not sent images of her vagina in return for money and did not recognise the scanned 3D data as obscene.
This article is over 3 years old Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi. Megumi Igarashi, who calls herself Rokudenashiko — which roughly translates as good-for-nothing girl — was first arrested last July after distributing digital files containing a 3D scan of her genitalia to people in return for donations to her project to create the unusual artwork. Vagina selfie for 3D printers lands Japanese artist in trouble Read more She was released days later following a public campaign supporting her right to freedom of expression. She was rearrested in December , however, and charged with obscenity.
Japan charges Tokyo 'vagina artist' with obscenity
It is designed to educate Asian women about their vulvas and their anatomies so that they can understand their bodies and sexualities better. A 9x9" colour photo book, we aim to feature images of at least 20 Asian vulvas. The book will also feature quotes from interviews with the models, as well as educational content on the different parts of the vulva.
Trump, the new Teflon president that America needs now. Email this to a friend. Even feminists dislike her art because they miss the humour and think she is making fun of the female body, laments Igarashi.
If you wanted me to believe it also then yes. If you were just stating your beliefs and told me you believed it because Fran the Fairy came to you and told you this, I would not be in a position to say you were wrong. I could disagree with the conclusion you came to based on the evidence you shared but I would be incorrect in assuming that my lack of evidence for Fran the Fairy is shared by everyone.