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 4, 2022

Virtual Opening: NZ Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Hon Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and Caren Rangi, Commissioner of New Zealand’s presentation at the Biennale Arte 2022 and Chair of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa invite audiences to this special virtual opening […]
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 […]
December 10, 2021

Ua fa’alauiloa fa’alaua’itele e le New Zealand Pavilion le nofoaga ‘autū mo le Fa’alauiloaina o le Poloketi a Yuki Kihara mo le Biannale Arte 2022

O Yuki Kihara o se tagata tusiata muamua lea ua fai ma sui o Niu Sila i le Fa’aliga Fa’avaomālō o Fa’atufugaga; International Art Exhibition-La Biennale di Venezia, o ia o se tagata Pasefika, Asia ma o se Fa’afafine (o […]
October 16, 2021

New Zealand confirms Yuki Kihara’s exhibition title and pavilion location for Biennale Arte 2022

Small island ecologies, climate change, queer rights, Gauguin’s gaze, intersectionality and decolonization; these are just some of the topics explored by award-winning interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara for the New Zealand pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale […]