Writings, thoughts and external resources

About my Masochism, Gorgone !

Gorgone est l'une des modèles françaises les plus connues et elle donne une forte énergie à la communauté. Je partage ici un de ses écrits qui, outre le retour de mes modèles et mes expériences diverses et variées, me permet d'avancer sur ma propre...

Hana

The term Hana refers to the flower in Japanese. It is also above all a primordial notion in Japanese arts. Japan is an insular country which knows earthquakes, volcanic eruption and typhoons only too well. These are natural constraints which, combined with their...

Omote Ura

Too often translated in the West (in particular in the martial arts) as: something and its opposite, the notions of Omote and Ura are indissociable. Omote is the part that is visible, Ura the part that is hidden. Far from talking about opposition, we are going to talk...

Oku

The notion of "Oku" Almost inseparable Ma, the word designates Inner world. "A place situated profoundly in the interior of things, far from their external aspect" (in Berque, 1982). In Japan, the sacred or important places are often hidden or difficult to reach. A...

Ma-Ai

The classical translation of the Japanese term Ai is harmony. The legendary politeness of the Japanese is one of the representations of this additional element of Japanese culture. It is very important for the Japanese to read, understand and feel the state of mind of...

MA

Ma is a primordial notion in Japanese culture and a leading principle in the Arts. "Fundamentally, Ma is the interval which necessarily exists between two things which succeed each other: whence the idea of a pause." (in Augustin Berque, 1982). In the West, space is...