‘Shigeyuki Kihara: Undressing the Pacific’ at the Hocken

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Shigeyuki Kihara, Aquatic Centre, Tuanaimata, Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? series, 2013, C-type print, 594 x 840mm. Photo: Evotia Tamua.

The latest Hocken exhibition features the photography and performance art of Shigeyuki Kihara, multimedia and performance artist, and recipient last year of  Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award and also a New Generation Award from The Arts Foundation.

Undressing the Pacific includes photographs from Kihara’s latest most recent photographic series Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? (2013), which feature a Victorian mourning dress she uses in her photographic and performance art.

The exhibition runs at the Hocken Collections, Anzac Avenue, Dunedin, from 20 April until 8 June. There’s an artist talk at 10am on Saturday 20 April.

 


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