The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) exhibition introduces work by Shigeyuki Kihara – to be accompanied by an upcoming performance and artist talk later in October 2013.
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’.
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 […]
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
Read a review of the live performance of ‘Taualuga; the last dance’ at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, in March 2012.
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 […]