Shigeyuki Kihara has collaborated with the Mukti Gupteshar Mandir Society and the Congregational Christian Church Samoa to present Talanoa: Walk the Talk III, a work that explores cross-cultural relationships within communities. The latest performance is happening in Minto, Sydney on Saturday 8 August from 10.30am.
Artists question ethnographic gaze in London ethKnowcentrix – Museums Inside the Artist, 10 Sep – 10 Oct 2009 Shigeyuki Kihara – George Nuku – Rosanna Raymond – Lisa Reihana The first exhibition of its kind in London, ethKnowcentrix – Museums Inside the Artist features mixed media and performance work exploring the idea of the ethnographic […]
‘Le Folauga’ is a group exhibition curated by Fuli Pereira (Curator, Auckland Museum, New Zealand) and Ron Brownson (Curator, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand) for the Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust – an Auckland, New Zealand-based, non-profit organisation which supports the growth and development of contemporary Pacific art in New Zealand and worldwide. The ‘Le […]
‘Hand in Hand’ is a group exhibition which explores the experiences of indigenous and ‘queer’ artists from Australia and the Pacific, curated by Jenny Fraser and Shigeyuki Kihara. The ‘Hand in Hand’ exhibition was formerly staged at Performance Space and Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative – both venues based in Sydney – earlier this year. The […]
Assume Nothing is intended to challenge perceptions about gender identity. The touring exhibition is based on the book of the same name published by artist and photographer Rebecca Swan in 2004. The exhibition features photographs and interviews with more than 20 people from New Zealand. They include such well-known personalities as former MP, Georgina Beyer […]
While in New York, Shigeyuki will be giving other talks hosted by these great institutions – sorry, not open to the public: October 9 New York University www.nyu.edu October 10 Parsons The New School For Design www.parsons.newschool.edu November 6 CREA New York www.creaworld.org
‘Shigeyuki Kihara: Living Photographs’ October 7, 2008 – February 1, 2009 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Lila Acheson Wallace Wing, 1st floor 1000 Fifth Avenue. New York, New York 10028, USA http://www.metmuseum.org Special Events held in association with the exhibition: Sunday at the Met – ‘Taualuga; the last dance’ Live performance by Shigeyuki Kihara October […]
I have an upcoming solo exhibition entitled ‘Shigeyuki Kihara: Living Photography’ curated by Virginia-Lee Webb held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York opening on the 7th October 2008, ending 1st February 2009. I will be traveling over to New York city in late September for the official opening reception held on the 7th […]
Shigeyuki Kihara Media Release for Immediate International Release 19 September 2008 Shigeyuki Kihara photography on show at New York Museum In an outstanding career move, Auckland-based artist Shigeyuki Kihara will encounter one of the world’s foremost art institutions, The Metropolitan Museum of Art when her solo exhibition opens in October. The exhibition ‘Shigeyuki Kihara: Living […]
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