For The Common Good
Composer: Samuel Holloway, Artists: et al., Performance: Andrea Vasi
West is proud to present 'For The Common Good’, a project by New Zealand collective et al. Comprising of zones that move through and in-between the building, 'For The Common Good' studies systems of surveillance, land rights, and the extents of the public domain.
Continuing a fruitful collaboration with New Zealand composer Samuel Holloway on the concept of terra nullius, an original composition was performed on a customized upright piano during the opening. The resulting work is not predetermined, scripted or directed, rather it was a place of engagement – a mutual exchange between the artists and the viewer.
et al. lives and works in New Zealand. Exhibiting widely in various galleries and museums including Auckland Art Gallery,Toi O Tamaki, New Zealand; Adam Art Gallery, New Zealand; Artspace, New Zealand; Crowley Gallery, Australia; Centre of Contemporary Arts, Australia; 51st Venice Biennale, Italy; and Saatchi & Saatchi New York, USA.
Exhibition: Saturday 14.03.2015 until Saturday 25.04.2015
Opening + performance: Saturday 14 March 2015 at 5 p.m.