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Nov 21: Urban Pacific: Contemporary Indigenous Cultures from New Zealand & the Pacific



Urban Pacific: Contemporary Indigenous Cultures from New Zealand & the Pacific

a lecture by Shigeyuki Kihara

Thursday, November 21
6 to 7:30 pm

Please RSVP for this event by Tuesday, November 19th here.

A native of Samoa, Shigeyuki Kihara is an interdisciplinary artist whose work examines the notions surrounding gender, history, and representation in post-colonial societies. Her solo exhibition, Shigeyuki Kihara: Living Photographs (2008-9), was the MET’s first exhibition of contemporary Samoan art. This Fall, Kihara is in residence at the International Studio and Curatorial Program.

Kihara will discuss a thriving contemporary urban movement amongst Maori and Pacific Islander communities from New Zealand. Mario A. Caro (NYU Draper Program) leads the conversation.

Asian/Pacific/American Institute
8 Washington Mews

Co-sponsored by the NYU Asian/Pacific/American Institute, Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, and Native American & Indigenous Students’ Group – and by the NYC Pacific Studies Working Group.

For more information about this event, click here.

Image: Rosanna Raymond & Katrina Talei Igglesden in performance. Photographer: Greg Semu.



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