October, 2021

24oct14:0018:30In-House EventFeaturedThe Grotesque LabLGBTQIA+ & FRIENDS14:00 - 18:30 CET Facilitator: Ceci Ferox (they/them) Category:shibari,ritualFormat:workshop,research lab


Ceci Ferox (they/them)

Ceci Ferox is a Berlin-based sex therapist, kink activist, and rope teacher originally from Finland. Safer spaces and empowerment through quality education are important for them.


(Sunday) 14:00 - 18:30 CET

Event Details

The hypothesis of this lab is that our relationship to beauty is problematic. We don’t usually allow ourselves to be ugly or grotesque, and if we are, we try to explain it as a different way to be beautiful.

The Grotesque Lab is focused on making space to share our uglies, and facing our own and other’s grotesqueness and vulnerability in a neutral and understanding way. We will also let go of the idea that bondage has to be beautiful.

CW: the content of this lab could be triggering for some people. Scheduling self-care after the lab is highly recommended.


Event Details

Date & Time:  October 24th, 2021, 2 pm-6.30pm

Format: workshop


Language: English

Minimum Knowledge Level: This is a multi-level workshop. You need some kind of tying skills (minimum a way of starting a tie and understanding of tension).

What to Bring:  ropes (we can also give you workshop ropes), snacks, comfortable clothes and socks

Solo or Partnered: You can attend solo, partnered, or in a small group.


What will happen

– Solo work on finding our uglies
– Solo or group work for displaying our grotesqueness
– Ugly rope bondage
– Sharing our experiences in discussion
– Documenting our uglies


Safety Concept

You need to bring proof of testing (not older than 24 hours), or proof of vaccination in order to be let inside.

Hand disinfectant provided in multiple places. All surfaces are disinfected and will be disinfected in between use.

Space is limited to give more space for everyone.

We frequently air the space and also use fans for more circulation.

You must wear a mask at all times.


Who is this event for?

LGBTQIA+ describes the full spectrum of non-mainstream sexual orientation and/or gender identity, meaning: lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, genderqueer/fluid,

Friends describes people of any and all kinds of gender and sexual identities who are aware and respectful of the necessity, needs, and boundaries of a queer safe(r) space and its marginalized community.

When you consider yourself a friend you show acknowledgment to and are respectful of everyone’s self-expression and do not assume, presume or project non-consensual ideas onto others. You actively request and use people’s chosen pronouns. You remain mindful of the fact that Karada House is first and foremost a space for queer people that you are also invited to attend. You have a genuine concern for the well-being of LGBTQIA+ people and remain in awareness of heterosexual and gender straight privileges.

Friends don’t have to be perfect. None of us are. We request that we all pro-actively work and strive to be good friends and allies to marginalized people.



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Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized

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