Media Release 18 March 2013 A mid career survey exhibition of photographic and performance works by Shigeyuki Kihara ‘Undressing the Pacific’ opens at the Hocken, 20 April 2013 Hocken Library, University of Otago, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin (New Zealand) Born in Samoa of mixed Samoan and Japanese heritage, Shigeyuki Kihara migrated to New Zealand as […]
Shigeyuki Kihara: Undressing the Pacific Hocken Library, University of Otago 20 April – 8 June 2013 Undressing the Pacific is a mid-career survey exhibition of photographic and performance works by Shigeyuki Kihara that spans more than a decade of her prodigious career. The title of the exhibition references the centrality of ‘undressing’ or subversion as […]
Shigeyuki Kihara’s 2013 solo exhibition – at Milford Galleries Dunedin (New Zealand) – examines Samoan culture and society following the tsunami of 2009, 2012’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Samoa’s independence and most recently, the destruction caused by Cyclone Evan…
‘Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?’ Solo Exhibition by Shigeyuki Kihara Milford Galleries Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand Preview Friday 15 March, 5.30pm Opening Saturday 16 March 2013 (exhibition runs until 10 April) The title of Shigeyuki Kihara’s upcoming exhibition is lifted from a large-scale painting by Paul Gauguin completed […]
A mid-career survey exhibition, 20 April – 8 June 2013. Free artist talk: 10am, Saturday 20 April 2013. The Art of Shigeyuki Kihara: A Research Symposium: Saturday 4 May 2013. The Hocken, University of Otago, Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand.
Call for Proposals The Art of Shigeyuki Kihara: A Research Symposium The University of Otago Saturday 4 May 2013 The recent award of the Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award and a New Generation Award from the Arts Foundation signals Shigeyuki Kihara’s growing recognition as a significant international artist, whose dynamic career includes, amongst others: a […]
You Call This Art happened on Wednesday, 3 October at the Cloud, Queens Wharf, Auckland Central. This event featured three artists, awarded the previous evening at the 2012 Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards (Ruia Aperahama, Shigiyuki Kihara and Fiona Samuel). More information can be found on The Arts Foundation website.
Shigeyuki Kihara has been awarded one of three New Generation Awards from the Arts Foundation of New Zealand, announced on 2 October 2012.
A selection of works curated and performed by Shigeyuki Kihara can now be viewed on her new Vimeo channel – including a collection of the ‘Talanoa: Walk the Talk’ videos and ‘Taualuga: The Last Dance’.
Media Release 28 September 2012 Embargoed until 2 October 2012, 9.30pm Path-breaking Pacific artist scoops two national awards Auckland-based artist Shigeyuki Kihara hasn’t been shy of international attention in recent years. She is known for her performance art in media including live performance, photography and video works exploring the ‘complexities of humanity’ as well as […]