May 2, 2022

CNN: Powerful photo by Pacific Indigenous artist reveals truth about 1899 painting

Ahead of the opening of Paradise Camp, Yuki Kihara talked to CNN about uncovering and upcycling selected works by Paul Gauguin: On an early morning in 2008, before the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened for the day, the artist Yuki […]
April 20, 2022

Tatala Aloaia le Faaliga a Niu Sila i Venice fa’atasi ai ma le Tolauapiga Fa’aparataiso a Yuki Kihara

O le po anapo (taimi Niu Sila) na tatala aloaia ai le Faaliga Fa’avaomalo lona 59 o Fa’atufugaga a Niu Sila i le La Biennale di Venezia fa’atasi ai ma le tatalaina aloa’ia o le fa’aliga a Yuki Kihara ua […]
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 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 […]