Samoan Artist Shigeyuki Kihara Photography Exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

contemporary artist Shigeyuki KiharaBorn to a Japanese father and Samoan mother, Shigeyuki Kihara will present her photographic work in the Metropolitan Museum’s first exhibition of Samoan contemporary art.

Shigeyuki Kihara: Living Photographs explores themes of Pacific culture, identity, colonialism, indigenous spirituality, stereotypes, gender roles (the artists lives as a fa’afine – the Samoan term for a transgender person), and consumerism. Read more about the Metropolitan Museum’s Shigeyuki Kihara exhibit at

The exhibition will be featured on the Metropolitan Museum’s website.

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