Friday, September 30, 2016

Walters Prize winner announced

The Chief Curator of Hong Kong’s M+ museum, Doryun Chong, has given the Walters Prize to Shannon Te Ao. This is the first time the prize has been awarded to an artist outside Auckland. Te Ao won the Prize with his video Two shoots that stretch far out. Born in 1978 he was the youngest of the four artists nominated.

Image: Shannon Te Ao as he appears in his Walters Prize winning video