Shigeyuki Kihara has been awarded the Paramount Award at the 21st Annual Wallace Art Awards. Shigeyuki was presented with the award on Monday night for her digital performance video work entitled Galu afi; waves of fire, in which she performs a taualuga (a Samoan dance) as a memorial to the victims of the 2009 tsunami […]
‘Culture for Sale’ is a public performance and video installation devised by Artist Shigeyuki Kihara, commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre and 4a Centre for Contemporary Asian Art for Sydney Festival 2012, Australia. Watch the summary of Culture for Sale (2012) here:
Welcome to a preview of the stills from my new performance video entitled ‘Siva in motion’ (2012). Siva in motion (2012) by Shigeyuki Kihara Siva in motion (2012) by Shigeyuki Kihara Siva in motion (2012) by Shigeyuki Kihara ‘Siva in motion’ (2012) is a new performance video work by artist Shigeyuki Kihara, commissioned by […]
‘Culture for Sale: A Post-Colonial Völkerschau’ is the title of Shigeyuki Kihara’s presentation on Sunday 19 February, 2012 – to be held at Pataka Museum of Arts and Cultures in Porirua. . . . In August 2011 performance artist Shigeyuki Kihara travelled to Germany with the support of the Visitor’s program from the Goethe-Institut to […]
Media Release For Immediate Release 31 January 2012 Te Papa commissions performance art from Shigeyuki Kihara Video still of ‘Taualuga: The Last Dance’ performance New Zealand’s leading performance artist Shigeyuki Kihara has been commissioned by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa to stage her iconic solo dance performance entitled ‘Taualuga: The Last Dance’ […]
Video still of ‘Taualuga: The Last Dance’ performance ‘Taualuga: The Last Dance’ A one-off performance by artist Shigeyuki Kihara Held at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand Thursday 23 February, 2012 – starts 4pm FREE ENTRY
‘Culture for Sale: a Post-Colonial Völkerschau’ A lecture by artist Shigeyuki Kihara Held at Pataka Museum of Arts and Cultures, Porirua, New Zealand Sunday 19 February, 2012 – at 2pm Duration: 45 minute talk and 15 minute Q&A FREE ENTRY
Read a review of the live performance of ‘Taualuga; the last dance’ at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, in March 2012.
Media Release 5 July 2011 Shigeyuki Kihara embarks on German Samoa relations Apia and Auckland-based international artist and independent curator Shigeyuki Kihara will commence her research into the shared history between Germany and Samoa courtesy of the Visitor Program funded by the Goethe-Institute New Zealand. She will be Artist-In-Residence at MATCHPOINT, an initiative of the […]
BRING YOUR GAME Hip Hop Summit / Shigeyuki Kihara from Shigeyuki Kihara on Vimeo.