BRING YOUR GAME Hip Hop Summit / Shigeyuki Kihara from Shigeyuki Kihara on Vimeo.
Talofa lava and Greetings, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Ruapotaka Marae Kapa Haka (Auckland based indigenous performing arts group) and Haere Mai Taiko Drummers / NZ Japan Society of Auckland for their brilliant collaborative performance of Talanoa: Walk the Talk VI, a live public performance held over the opening week […]
Photos from Talanoa: Walk the Talk III Talanoa performance collaboration between Muktiguteshwar Mandir Society, Samoa Congregational Church Minto and Shigeyuki Kihara held at Minto Mall in 2009, commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia.
Photos from Talanoa: Walk the Talk IV Talanoa performance collaboration between Wuriniri Music & Dance, Ingleburn and Campbelltown Highland Pipe & Drums and Shigeyuki Kihara held outside Redfern Community Centre in 2009, commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia.
Taualuga: The Last Dance (2006) Medium: Performance video Duration: 5 min 50 sec Taualuga: The Last Dance (2006) by Shigeyuki Kihara The solo performance entitled Taualuga: The Last Dance (2006) by Samoan-born artist Shigeyuki Kihara is an attempt to communicate wih her ancestors in seeking solutions to today’s global issues that affect the small islands […]
Talofa lava & Greetings, Thanks to all who attended the amazing and successful Talanoa performance between the Dambai Dancing Group of Sudan and Te Roro n Rikirake Kiribati Youth Group at today’s Emerge Festival!! On Tuesday 22 June we had the Talanoa Forum – a discussion and reflection on the Talanoa: Walk the Talk VII […]
Creative New Zealand, in association with the Asia New Zealand Foundation, is delighted to be supporting a delegation of ten creator-artists to attend a new cultural exchange initiative called ConversAsians to be held in Singapore from 26 – 29 May 2010. This event has been two years in development and is a progression from the […]
Talanoa: Walk the Talk performance series will be screening as part of Asia DownUnder on various TV stations around New Zealand. This week’s episode of Asia DownUnder: Episode 08 includes: Mixing it up We check out artist Shigeyuki Kihara’s latest performance art collaborations involving different ethnic groups including the recent public performance featuring Maori and […]
Pitch Session hosted by Creative New Zealand Friday 12th March I was recently invited by the international team of Creative New Zealand Arts Council of New Zealand to fly down to their Wellington headquarters to participate in a discussion session amongst international festival directors, theatre industry colleagues and invited guests to speak about the theatre […]
Screenings of ‘Assume Nothing’ will be showing soon at the 24th London Gay & Lesbian Film Festival . Many of us assume that there are only two genders and that being female or male follows from the sex of our biological bodies. Focusing on the art, photography and performances of six “alternative” gender artists of Maori, […]