The Beauty of Subtlety with Jacqueline Hellyer (11:30-1pm)

The Beauty of Subtlety with Jacqueline Hellyer (11:30-1pm)

It can be in in the smallest, most subdued, barely there moments that the greatest ecstasy can be felt. In a world where bigger, louder, faster reigns surpreme, where if something is good more must be better, we can miss the beauty of the subtle. In this experiential workshop we’ll be exploring what’s teetering on the edge, what hides in the muted, what lies in the spaces in-between…

Kink in the Age of #metoo (4:30-6pm)

Kink in the Age of #metoo (4:30-6pm)

The so-called #metoo movement has had a strong impact on many kink communities. It has caused major reassessments as well as painful fractures and splits following accusations of consent violations, abuse and even rape. The Sydney and Melbourne kink communities have not been spared. For this reason, rather than avoid the elephant in the room, we have decided to propose a panel in which some of these issues may be discussed in a respectful and open manner. More information coming soon.

Erotic Humiliation with Sarah Roffey and Peter Banki, Ph.D. (4:30-6pm)

Erotic Humiliation with Sarah Roffey and Peter Banki, Ph.D. (4:30-6pm)

Humiliation is one of the most kinky things one can do. It’s also a practice that frightens people a great deal, because one hesitates to admit that it is possible to gain erotic pleasure from being devalued or devaluing others. In this workshop we will explore different forms of consensual erotic humiliation, physical and verbal. At the conclusion we will engage in a collective roleplay: humiliation to be king and queen.