Festival. the Japanese artist works to demystify the vagina in Japan, breaking down misperceptions and stigmas through Pop Art, representing it through illustration, photography and sculpture. His career began by bringing Manko Art ( Pussy Art ) to Reality Manga , a genre in which humor is used to recount embarrassing or unusual situations in the author's life. The most famous was around his vaginoplasty. From that moment on, and happy with the appearance of her new vagina, the artist began to make molds of it, creating small sculptures, toys and even an iconic character:
Manko-chan ( Miss Pussy ), which over time company logo design became be part of collections of accessories such as phone cases, jewelry, dioramas, remote control vehicles..., all focused on showing a cheerful and fun artistic representation with a critical background as a protest. Rokudenashiko: the kawaii vulva that protests against censorship 1 In 2014 he introduced a kayak which he named " Mango (The Vagina Boat) ". The project, made with a 3D printer, got her arrested and confined in prison for a week. Later that year, she was arrested again for presenting sculptures in the shape of a vulva in a display inside an adult store. In May 2016, a Japanese court ruled that Igarashi was guilty of "distributing obscenity," facing two years in prison and a $20,000 fine for sharing data and information about his genitals: "
My work is meant to make the female sexual organs funny, funny and cute. I hadn't thought any of that would fall even remotely in the realm of 'obscenity', yet the law courts have this idiosyncratic concept of the vagina. I'm probably the first woman to be arrested in Japan for using her own sex as a form of expression, and for overturning the male view of the female sex which is only talked about through the prism of obscenity. controlling sexual tendencies is much scarier than what I'm doing." Rokudenashiko: the kawaii vulva that protests against censorship 3 Letters of protest to the police were sent by