Shigeyuki Kihara's Fa'a fafine; In a Manner of a Woman: The Photographic Theater of Cross-Cultural Encounter

On 19 October 2008 a performance of Taualuga: The Last Dance took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in con- junction with the exhibition Shigeyuki Kihara: Living Photo-graphs.  This performance, like much of Kihara's work, employs photography to interrogate both colonial history and genre.  Read full essay here