I can’t quite put my finger on why I find this work by Ivanova Arina Evgenievna incredibly charming … It’s probably magic. You can follow Ivanova’s work at @koshechka-ninja. Here are some more of her...

I can’t quite put my finger on why I find this work by Ivanova Arina Evgenievna incredibly charming … It’s probably magic. You can follow Ivanova’s work at @koshechka-ninja. Here are some more of her...

THE YAKUZA.If a yukuza member needs to be punished or disciplined removal of the pinky finger at the knuckle is a common practice.if discipline is needed again he will remove at the next  knuckle,then the next finger and on and on.they often have to do it themseves in front of his supperiors.

THE YAKUZA.If a yukuza member needs to be punished or disciplined removal of the pinky finger at the knuckle is a common practice.if discipline is needed again he will remove at the next knuckle,then the next finger and on and on.they often have to do it themseves in front of his supperiors.

Yubitsume is a ritual carried out by the yakuza, in which a member atones for their own fuck-ups by removing portions of their pinky finger. In The Ballad to a Severed Little Finger, Yokoo refers to his visual work as poetry, while making light of the customs of the Japanese mafia. Blood is splattered across the poster, adding formally to the design, but in a way that is imbued with sinister meaning.

Celebrating Tadanori Yokoo

Yubitsume is a ritual carried out by the yakuza, in which a member atones for their own fuck-ups by removing portions of their pinky finger. In The Ballad to a Severed Little Finger, Yokoo refers to his visual work as poetry, while making light of the customs of the Japanese mafia. Blood is splattered across the poster, adding formally to the design, but in a way that is imbued with sinister meaning.

Custom Cut Pinky by Beth Wagner and Shohei Otomo.

Custom Cut Pinky by Beth Wagner and Shohei Otomo.

japanese yakuza | In the Japanese mafia, failure often comes at the price of a finger:

japanese yakuza | In the Japanese mafia, failure often comes at the price of a finger:

Yakuza Baby Will Bite Your Fingers Off

Yakuza Baby Will Bite Your Fingers Off

"Let me tell you where you can put that Binky, buddy.

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