On Shigeyuki Kihara’s Siva in Motion

Siva in Motion is not simply an ironic revision of dated Western work by a non-Western contemporary artist. Kihara's work is, rather, a genuine extension of the enterprise inaugurated by Marey and Muybridge: to uncover the optical unconscious. Along with the waving of handkerchiefs and the turning of bodies wearing satchels, chronophotographic exploration has now been extended to take a taualuga as its object.   Read full essay here