Suspension…The Reasons and Behind The Scene Looks

Im sitting here watching a quite large needle pierce one side of the flesh, the strain to get it through to the other side. Hearing the grunt of pain from some where outside of that. Watching the flesh finally give way and then followed by a hook. One down, six to go. This is something so small, but so powerful in a completely unique environment. If you couldn’t tell, I am speaking about suspension. More specifically, Flesh suspension.

Flesh suspension, wikipedia’s definition, is the act of suspending a human body from hooks that have been put through body piercings. These piercings are temporary and are performed just prior to the actual suspension. Now these piercings can range from the arms, back, legs, buttocks or even the face. Most people would say it is insane or unthinkable to willingly inflict … read more