I recently co-directed a full-length dance piece entitled ‘Them and Us’ (2015) with choreographer Jochen Roller (Berlin) featuring dancers from the Tatau Dance Group (Auckland) which premiered at the Sophiensaele Theater in Berlin on the 16th September 2015 touring 13 shows across 5 cities in Germany and Switzerland. ‘Them and Us’ explored the postcolonial history […]
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The Honolulu Biennial has announced its full list of public programs which are now available to view on their website.
International biennials beckon Shigeyuki Kihara International art biennials in Korea and Hawai’i will feature photographic and moving image works by interdisciplinary artist Shigeyuki Kihara this year. The 2014 Daegu Photo Biennale located in Daegu, Korea will include Kihara’s series of photographs Fa’afafine: In the Manner of a Woman (2005) in its main exhibition, where Kihara […]
Interdisciplinary artist Shigeyuki Kihara awarded 2014 Samoa Artist-In-Residence Internationally acclaimed Samoan interdisciplinary artist Shigeyuki Kihara will undertake a three-month artist residency at the National University of Samoa from August to October. Offered by the university in partnership with Creative New Zealand the residency gives Pasifika artists, resident in New Zealand, an opportunity to develop their […]
Corban Estate Arts Centre Press Release For Immediate Release 5 May 2014 Dance of the Seven Veils – Shigeyuki Kihara Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand Exhibition dates: 23 May – 22 June 2014 Shigeyuki Kihara, Galu Afi: Waves of Fire (2012). Paramount Award of the 21st Annual Wallace Art Awards. Courtesy of Shigeyuki […]
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 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 ~~~ Shigeyuki Kihara: Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? Pataka Art + Museum Porirua, New Zealand […]
Shigeyuki Kihara: Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? PATAKA Art + Museum, Porirua, New Zealand 16 February – 25 May 2014 Courtesy of Shigeyuki Kihara Studio and Milford Galleries Dunedin. This recent series of photographic works by Shigeyuki Kihara portray the artist performing a fictitious narrative in the guise […]
Culture for Sale at City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand One of New Zealand’s leading performance artists, Shigeyuki Kihara, is a native of Samoa whose work engages in variety of social, political, and cultural issues. Often referencing Pacific history, her work explores the varying relationships between gender, race, culture and politics. Kihara’s new exhibition Culture for […]