Last week was filled with record-breaking (and downright mysterious) art sales, news-worthy selfies, and the artist f.k.a. George W. Bush.
Today the artist Rokudenashiko, who rose to notoriety after 3D-printing a kayak in the shape of her own vulva, was found guilty of violating Japanese obscenity laws—which harshly punish depicting genitals in any medium.
Japanese artist Rokudenashiko has been arrested twice for making art using her genitals. We visited her studio and tried on her vagina costume.
Artist Megumi Igarashi faces two years in jail and up to a $20,000 fine if found guilty of violating Japan's strict obscenity laws against public display of genitalia.
Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi used the 3-D mold to create the world's first "vagina kayak." Now she's facing obscenity charges for it.
Sarah Ratchford tackles Ottawa sex workers threatening to put MPs who frequent their services on blast, New Brunswick's lone abortion provider's closing, and the woman arrested for the vagina boat.