Tales from Elsewhere at Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch

RICHARD REDDAWAY sometimes thinks he is an artist, occasionally a writer and once or twice a curator. But he definitely works at the Massey University School of Art in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. He studied at the University of Canterbury School of Art, the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, and has a Masters of Fine Art from RMIT University, Melbourne. From the-mid 1980s he has exhibited sculpture and sculptural installation consistently in New Zealand and internationally, including the Netherlands, Australia, Spain and Mexico.

In 2015 he undertook residencies at Arquetopia, Puebla Mexico, and No Lugar, Quito Ecuador and was a visiting scholar at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

His latest obsessions are the baroque and using art to find a way out of neo-liberalism into something that might be socialism.