Rome-based Italian rope artist and photographer. Involved in public performances, private sessions, workshops/classes.
Wildties; Riccardo WildTies, Riccardo Sergnese
Became interested in alternative sexuality at a young age.
Became interested in BDSM in his thirties.
Impressed by the Japanese rope aesthetic and began following and learning about Japanese style rope bondage, mainly through books and videos.
Sept. 2011 to Apr. 2012: Co-instructor at Rome’s first bondage school, called Seiu Ito, and led by Stefano Laforgia. Became the first Italian rigger to be listed on Nawapedia.
2011: In October, performed at LegArti Festival, Italy’s first event entirely dedicated to rope bondage.
2012: In February, held his first international performance in Hyeres, France. This event represented the beginning of Kinbaku LuXuria project. In March, exhibited his bondage photographs at the Houston FotoFest International in the Art of Contemporary Shibari Exhibit. In August, performed at Bound, London. In October, performed again at Bound and at the London Festival of the Art of Japanese Rope Bondage. In November-December, performed and held master classes in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.