Talofa lava and Greetings

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on September 6, 2008 by shigeyukikihara

Welcome to the website of Shigeyuki Kihara, a leading Samoan-born interdisciplinary artist currently based between Apia, Samoa; Auckland, New Zealand; and Sydney, Australia.


Honolulu Biennial Prologue Exhibition, ‘Chain of Fire’

Posted in Events with tags , , , , on October 8, 2014 by secretnaomi

The Honolulu Biennial has announced its full list of public programs which are now available to view on their website.

Honolulu Biennial Prologue Exhibition, 'Chain of Fire' poster

International Biennials beckon Shigeyuki Kihara

Posted in News on September 17, 2014 by secretnaomi

International art biennials in Korea and Hawai’i will feature photographic and moving image works by Shigeyuki Kihara this year. Earlier this month, Shigeyuki was in Korea for the Daegu Photo Biennale and at the end of October, the prologue exhibition opens for the inaugural Honolulu Biennial. Read more here…

Undressing the Pacific: Exhibition Talk

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , on March 25, 2014 by secretnaomi

Exhibition Talk

Ian Fookes discusses ‘Shigeyuki Kihara: Undressing the Pacific’
Tuesday 1 April 2014, 1pm
The Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre
Auckland, New Zealand

Shigeyuki Kihara at The Pah Homestead, Auckland, New Zealand


Solo exhibitions in Wellington

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 14, 2014 by secretnaomi

Shigeyuki Kihara is pleased to have two solo exhibitions featuring in Wellington, to coincide with the New Zealand Festival.

Culture for Sale
City Gallery Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
1 February to 30 March 2014

Read the media release here…


Shigeyuki Kihara: Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?
Pataka Art + Museum
Porirua, New Zealand
16 February to 25 May 2014

Read the media release here…

Urban Pacific: Public Lecture at A/P/A Institute at NYU

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , on November 9, 2013 by secretnaomi

A Lecture by Shigeyuki Kihara

Urban Pacific: Contemporary Indigenous Cultures from New Zealand and the Pacific
November 21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU,
8 Washington Mews New York, NY 10003 United States

A native of Samoa, Shigeyuki Kihara is an interdisciplinary artist whose work examines the notions surrounding gender, history, and representation in post-colonial societies. Her solo exhibition, Shigeyuki Kihara: Living Photographs (2008-9), was the MET’s first exhibition of contemporary Samoan art. This Fall, Kihara is in residence at the International Studio and Curatorial Program.
Kihara will discuss a thriving contemporary urban movement amongst Maori and Pacific Islander communities from New Zealand.

Chief Dwaine C. Perry (Ramapough Lenape Nation) provides a special welcome and Mario A. Caro (NYU Draper Program) leads the conversation.

A Lecture by Shigeyuki Kihara at A/P/A at NYU

ISCP Fall Open Studios November 2013

Posted in Events with tags , , , on November 4, 2013 by shigeyukikihara

Talofa lava and Greetings

Below is an invitation for you to attend the Fall Open Studios event held at International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) where I’m currently being hosted as Artist in Residence.
My studio is on the 3rd floor so I hope to see you there!
ISCP Fall Open Studios invitation

salt 8 at Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on August 1, 2013 by secretnaomi

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) exhibition introduces work by Shigeyuki Kihara – to be accompanied by an upcoming performance and artist talk later in October 2013.

Read more…


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