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The Shigeyuki Kihara Website Presents: ‘Project Banaba’

A joint exhibition by the famous Samoan artist Yuki Kihara and Katerina Teaiwa Research & development 2016 & Exhibition presentation 2017 Commissioned by Carriageworks, Sydney Australia From 1900 to 1980 the Australian, New Zealand and British phosphate companies mined the island of Banaba in the Republic of Kiribati for phosphate. As a result, the island […]

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APT8 Artist Talk @ QAGOMA TV

Shigeyuki (Yuki) Kihara discusses her work, which explores gender, history and representation in contemporary Pacific societies. Yuki Kihara’s cinematic photographs ‘Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?’ 2013 find the artist adopting the persona of a fictional nineteenth-century Samoan woman, posed in historic and iconic sites in Samoa following the […]

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‘Project Banaba’ – a joint exhibition by Yuki Kihara & Katerina Teaiwa commissioned by Carriageworks, Sydney Australia

‘Project Banaba’ A joint exhibition by Yuki Kihara and Katerina Teaiwa Research & development 2016 & Exhibition presentation 2017 Commissioned by Carriageworks, Sydney Australia From 1900 to 1980 the Australian, New Zealand and British phosphate companies mined the island of Banaba in the Republic of Kiribati for phosphate. As a result, the island was rendered uninhabitable […]

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‘Fa’afafine towards decolonization’ – Postmodern Political Art

(3 June 2015) panel discussion at Art Gallery of NSW, Australia Fa’afafine is a Sāmoan word used to broadly describe those who are gifted in the spirit of more than one gender. The word is also used to broadly describe those in the Sāmoan community who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual and Intersexed persons […]

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‘Fa’afafine towards decolonization’ (3 June 2015) panel discussion at Art Gallery of NSW, Australia

Fa’afafine is a Sāmoan word used to broadly describe those who are gifted in the spirit of more than one gender. The word is also used to broadly describe those in the Sāmoan community who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual and Intersexed persons in the Western context. Moderated by leading interdisciplinary artist Shigeyuki Kihara […]

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8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art – Cultural Value of Art

Queensland Art Gallery  – Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Australia The silent performance video work entitled ‘Siva in Motion’ (2012) together with 6 works from the photographic series entitled ‘Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?’ (2013) acquired by Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Australia is featured in the upcoming 8th Asia Pacific Triennial […]

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