Culture for Sale – Shigeyuki Kihara

Edge of Elsewhere is pleased to present a documentary made about Shigeyuki Kihara’s live performance, Culture for Sale (2012). Culture for Sale was commissioned by Campbelltown Arts Centre and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art for Edge of Elsewhere in 2012, and was performed at the opening of Campbelltown’s exhibition on Friday 13 January, 2012.

Culture for Sale explores the close relationship between performance, identity and money in relation to the commercialisaiton of Samoan culture in the wake of the 50th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of Samoa, in June 2011.

Edge of Elsewhere is pleased to present Culture for Sale, a documentary made about Shigeyuki Kihara’s live performance from the opening night of Edge of Elsewhere in 2012. Enjoy

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