et al. is the name of an ostensible network of artists, identities, and collaborators. et al. has exhibited extensively in New Zealand and abroad. Recent exhibitions include contemporary solidarity, CAST Gallery, in association with Ten Days on the Island Festival, Hobart, 2007. maintenance of social solidarity – instance 5, SCAPE 2006 Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch. the second of the ordinary practices, developed from the fundamental practice, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2006. fundamental rekenenm – Nieuw York, Saatchi & Saatchi Gallery, New York, 2006. Solo exhibitions in New Zealand include ‘simultaneous invalidations: second attempt’, ARTSPACE, 2001 and abnormal mass delusions?, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, 2003. In 2004 et al. was the winner of New Zealand’s major art award, the Walters Prize, for restricted access from the Govett-Brewster exhibition.
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