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'''WykD Dave''' is an British kinbakushi.
 
[[image:WykDDave.jpg|200px|thumbnail|WykD Dave]]
 
[[image:WykDDave.jpg|200px|thumbnail|WykD Dave]]
Rickman (family name); Dave (first name) Male, 1968-
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==Activities==
 
==Activities==
Kinbakushi, Performer, Photographer, Blogger, Teacher. WykD Dave was born and raised in England and currently resides in Derbyshire. He was involved in private SM activities for many years before appearing on the public scene in 2009. He manages two websites dedicated to rope bondage and is active on the FetLife social media forum as well as on Twitter. He has studied Japanese shibari with [[Steve Osada|Osada Steve]], [[Kinoko Hajime]], [[Ranki Kazami]], [[Haruki Yukimura]] & [[Akira Naka]]. He often collaborates with the photographer Clover.
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Kinbakushi, Photographer.  
  
 
==Alternate Name(s)==
 
==Alternate Name(s)==
[http://smpedia.com/index.php?title=WykD_Dave  WykD Dave] Dave Rickman; WykD Dave Rickman
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[https://smpedia.com/index.php?title=WykD_Dave  WykD Dave] Dave Rickman; WykD Dave Rickman
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
c.1988: Was active in private SM play for many years before he began publishing his photographic works in 2009.
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1968: Born.
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2009: Begins tying for photo shoots as well as in clubs.
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2009: Studies with [[Steve Osada]].<ref>“This experience was a revelation and resulted in a complete reconstruction of my tying style and approach.” (From a personal conversation)</ref>.
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2010: Begins to give public performances
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2010: Produces a series of kinbaku photo shoots with Clover Photography.
  
2009: Began tying for photo shoots as well as in clubs; studied with [[Steve Osada|Osada Steve]] in order to learn Japanese shibari technique<ref name=”steve”>“This experience was a revelation and resulted in a complete reconstruction of my tying style and approach.” (From a personal conversation)</ref>.
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2011: Teaches at Shibaricon in Chicago, USA.
  
2010: Began to give public performances; began producing a series of kinbaku photo shoots in collaboration with Clover Photography.
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2011: Teaches and performs at Twisted Leprechaun, Ireland's inaugural kink convention.
  
2011: Taught at Shibaricon in Chicago, USA; taught and performed at Twisted Leprechaun, Ireland's inaugural kink convention; performed at the London Festival of the Art of Japanese Rope Bondage; taught at the LFAJRB in collaboration with Hajime Kinoko; taught and performed at LegArti, Italy's first international rope event.
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2011: Performs at the London Festival of the Art of Japanese Rope Bondage.
  
2012: Began performing and teaching more extensively overseas; began producing kink content for commercial publications.
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2011: Teaches at the LFAJRB in collaboration with [[Kinoko Hajime]]
  
2013: Tied Lady Gaga for the portrait entitled 'Flying' which was hung in the Louvre gallery in Paris France. This was also subject to a making of film directed by American Avant-garde director Robert Wilson. The first rope bondage artist to have work featured in the Louvre Gallery.
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2011: Teaches and performs at LegArti, Italy's first international rope event.
  
2013: Collaborated with the artist Jp Rakehorn.
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2013: Ties Lady Gaga for the portrait entitled 'Flying' which was hung in the Louvre gallery in Paris France.<ref>This was also subject of film directed by American Avant-garde director Robert Wilson.</ref>
  
2014: Provided bondage rigging throughout the film Deadly Virtues: Love.Honour.Obey A drama/psychological thriller directed by Ate de Jong. Staring Edward Akrout,  Matt Barber & Megan Maczko. This is the first serious cinematic drama/thriller in Europe to feature Japanese style rope bondage.
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2013: Collaborates with the artist Jp Rakehorn.
  
2014: Tied FKA Twigs for the video of her song 'Pendulum'. The video went on to garner much critical praise and won the MOBO awards 'Video of the Year' award. Some  truly unique styles were created in the video, some in collaboration with Japanese stylist Soichi Inagaki.
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2013: Performs at Bondage Expo Dallas from 2013-2019.
  
2014: Provided rope bondage for Tirade fashion magazine's London fashion week edition.
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2014: Ties for the film Deadly Virtues: Love.Honour.Obey A drama/psychological thriller directed by Ate de Jong. Staring Edward Akrout,  Matt Barber & Megan Maczko.
  
2015: Was one of the leading organisers of the LFRA (London Festival or Rope Art) with his partner Clover.
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2014: Ties FKA Twigs for the music video 'Pendulum'.<ref>The video went on to garner much critical praise and won the MOBO awards 'Video of the Year' award. Styles collaborated with Japanese stylist Soichi Inagaki.</ref>
  
2016: Travelled to Tokyo to learn Yukimura Ryu. <ref name="yukimura">"A new dimension in intensity and intimacy"</ref>
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2014: Ties for Tirade magazine's London fashion week edition.
  
2016: Travelled to Tokyo to learn from Akira Naka
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2015: Is a leading organiser of the LFRA (London Festival or Rope Art) with his partner Clover.
  
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2016: Travels to Tokyo to learn from [[Haruki Yukimura]].
  
=== Performance ===
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2016: Begins studying in Tokyo with [[Akira Naka]].
'''Conventions'''
 
*Erotica (2010)
 
*Twisted Leprechaun (2011)
 
*Legarti (2011)
 
*LFajRb (2011, 2012, 2013)
 
*Shibaricon (2011, 2012, 2013)
 
*Bound in Boston (2012)
 
*Rope Date (2012)
 
*Moscow Knot (2013)
 
*BED (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
 
*Kinkfest(2015)
 
*Fesselspiel Vienna (2015)
 
*LFRA (2015)
 
  
'''Various multiple performances'''
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2017: Begins teaching his own style officially.
  
''USA''
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2019: Opens Studio Kokoro In Mansfield England UK
*Memphis
 
*Maryland
 
*Texas
 
*New York
 
*Georgia
 
*Miami
 
*California
 
''Europe''
 
*Italy
 
*France
 
*Austria
 
*Switzerland
 
*Russia
 
  
 
==Interesting point(s)==
 
==Interesting point(s)==
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Was active in private SM play for many years before he began publishing his photographic works in 2009.
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First kinbakushi to see his work hanging in Louvre Museum, Paris (An inverted suspension of the singer Lady Gaga).
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First British kinbakushi to provide bondage and consultancy on a feature film.<span style="color:#0000ff"><sup>[CITATION NEEDED]</sup></span>
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He has studied Japanese shibari with [[Steve Osada|Osada Steve]], [[Kinoko Hajime]], [[Ranki Kazami]], [[Haruki Yukimura]] & [[Akira Naka]].
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He often collaborates with the photographer Clover.
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Has performed and taught in Europe, North America, Czech republic, Jamaica, and Russia.
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==Selected Works==
 
==Selected Works==
Provided rope bondage and expert advice for a full length feature film [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2824852/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ql_1 Deadly Virtues(Love.Honour.Obey)]
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* ''Deadly Virtues(Love.Honour.Obey)'' Bondage: WykD Dave
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
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*[http://wykd.com WYKD.COM]
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*[http://studiokokoro.co.uk Studio Kokoro]
 
*[http://rope-topia.com Ropetopia]
 
*[http://rope-topia.com Ropetopia]
*[http://wykd.com WYKD.COM]
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<div style="font-size:110%";>'''Social Media'''</div>
 
*[http://twitter.com/WykD_Dave Twitter]
 
*[http://twitter.com/WykD_Dave Twitter]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/dave.wykd Facebook]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/dave.wykd Facebook]
 
*[http://www.instagram.com/wykd_dave/ Instagram]
 
*[http://www.instagram.com/wykd_dave/ Instagram]
 
  
  
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Latest revision as of 13:57, 16 September 2020

WykD Dave is an British kinbakushi.

WykD Dave

Activities

Kinbakushi, Photographer.

Alternate Name(s)

WykD Dave Dave Rickman; WykD Dave Rickman

Biography

1968: Born.

2009: Begins tying for photo shoots as well as in clubs.

2009: Studies with Steve Osada.[1].

2010: Begins to give public performances

2010: Produces a series of kinbaku photo shoots with Clover Photography.

2011: Teaches at Shibaricon in Chicago, USA.

2011: Teaches and performs at Twisted Leprechaun, Ireland's inaugural kink convention.

2011: Performs at the London Festival of the Art of Japanese Rope Bondage.

2011: Teaches at the LFAJRB in collaboration with Kinoko Hajime

2011: Teaches and performs at LegArti, Italy's first international rope event.

2013: Ties Lady Gaga for the portrait entitled 'Flying' which was hung in the Louvre gallery in Paris France.[2]

2013: Collaborates with the artist Jp Rakehorn.

2013: Performs at Bondage Expo Dallas from 2013-2019.

2014: Ties for the film Deadly Virtues: Love.Honour.Obey A drama/psychological thriller directed by Ate de Jong. Staring Edward Akrout, Matt Barber & Megan Maczko.

2014: Ties FKA Twigs for the music video 'Pendulum'.[3]

2014: Ties for Tirade magazine's London fashion week edition.

2015: Is a leading organiser of the LFRA (London Festival or Rope Art) with his partner Clover.

2016: Travels to Tokyo to learn from Haruki Yukimura.

2016: Begins studying in Tokyo with Akira Naka.

2017: Begins teaching his own style officially.

2019: Opens Studio Kokoro In Mansfield England UK

Interesting point(s)

Was active in private SM play for many years before he began publishing his photographic works in 2009.

First kinbakushi to see his work hanging in Louvre Museum, Paris (An inverted suspension of the singer Lady Gaga).

First British kinbakushi to provide bondage and consultancy on a feature film.[CITATION NEEDED]

He has studied Japanese shibari with Osada Steve, Kinoko Hajime, Ranki Kazami, Haruki Yukimura & Akira Naka.

He often collaborates with the photographer Clover.

Has performed and taught in Europe, North America, Czech republic, Jamaica, and Russia.

Selected Works

  • Deadly Virtues(Love.Honour.Obey) Bondage: WykD Dave

References

  1. “This experience was a revelation and resulted in a complete reconstruction of my tying style and approach.” (From a personal conversation)
  2. This was also subject of film directed by American Avant-garde director Robert Wilson.
  3. The video went on to garner much critical praise and won the MOBO awards 'Video of the Year' award. Styles collaborated with Japanese stylist Soichi Inagaki.

Notes

External Links

Social Media