July 20, 2022

Studio International: Yuki Kihara on Paradise Camp

The artist, who is of mixed Japanese and Samoan heritage, talks about showcasing queer rights and revealing the toxic influence of colonialism in her works. The artist Yuki Kihara (b1975), who is of Japanese and Samoan descent, brought some tropical […]
July 12, 2022

Arts News New Zealand: Yuki Kihara: Fa‘afafine Nation by Ioana Gordon-Smith

The Venice Biennale is irrevocably entangled with questions of representation. Every two years, some eighty nations select an artist or artists to represent them at the world’s largest international art event. For this year’s Biennale, Creative New Zealand sent Yuki […]
July 6, 2022

Art Asia Pacific: Yuki Kihara: Trouble in Paradise

To ensure the survival of their species, the dominant male of a school of Tu’u’u-lumane, or the pink skunk clownfish, will change their sex to female. For Yuki Kihara, this phenomenon of the fish’s kinship system debunks the assumptions of […]