April 20, 2022

New Zealand’s pavilion opens in Venice with Yuki Kihara’s Paradise Camp

New Zealand’s pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia has officially opened with Yuki Kihara’s ensemble exhibition Paradise Camp, curated by Natalie King. Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni says, “Yuki, being the […]
April 18, 2022

ArtReview – The Intersectional Experiences of Fa’afafine: Yuki Kihara on Representing New Zealand at the 59th Venice Biennale

Originally published on ArtReview’s website ArtReview sent a questionnaire to artists and curators exhibiting in and curating the various national pavilions of the 2022 Venice Biennale, the responses to which will be published daily in the leadup to and during […]
April 3, 2022

Yuki Kihara Launches Solidarity Network for Artists at Venice Biennale (Ocula interview)

Kihara conceived the Firsts Solidarity Network after becoming the first Pasifika, Asian, and trans artist to represent New Zealand at the event. Originally published by Ocula The New Zealand Pavilion today announced the launch of the ‘Firsts Solidarity Network’, which […]
April 3, 2022

Firsts Solidarity Network of Venice pavilions to highlight a turning point in artistic representation

An informal Firsts Solidarity Network of national pavilions has been established for the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. An artist-led initiative comprising of artist/s who are a first time representative from a marginalised or under-represented group […]