Women In STEAM Fields

Megumi Igarashi


Sculptor and manga artist known as Rokudenashiko (roughly translated from Japanese as “good-for-nothing kid”) who considers it her mission to demystify female genitalia in Japan. In one of her art projects, she made a kayak based on a 3D scan of her vulva and was arrested and detained by Japanese police under obsenity charges. The case triggered a debate about women’s rights and limits of artistic expression in Japan. More…