This photo shoot ties together three main concepts: sexual identity, restraint, and the idea of performance as identity.

The pink bondage rope and its transformation into handmade costumes represent the reclamation of what once used to oppress. Inspired by Suspiria (2018), this shoot reframes some of the larger ideas of feminine power into an LGBTQ+ context.


Creative Direction: Ernest Chan

Costumes: Ernest Chan

Stylist: Susy Seo

Photographer: Ernest Chan

Model: Glenn Bozant, Kyle Hoang,

Christian Kenoly

HMUA: Amanda MacFarlane, Anna Strother

Layout: Ernest Chan


Spark Magazine No. 12

450 ft pink bondage rope