"A ruin, in the process of its ruination, takes on a new identity". Matthew Crookes looks at Brit Bunkley's recent Berlin installation Ghost Shelters and surveys a career intersecting public sculpture, digital materiality and the abject.
Do you make art? What does it smell like? Does it fit in a paddling pool? Our first pod of 2017 sees Mark Amery in conversation with RIFF RAFF aka Li-Ming Hu and Daphne Simons, who discuss their Enjoy Gallery summer residency and forthcoming Telethon, which seeks to amass a 'stupendously large' collection of contemporary art which will be offered as a gift to the Chartwell Trust. Mark Amery attempts to unpick the layers behind the project which gleefully suggests no parameters for donations, except that the giver deems the work to be 'art'.
Circuit Artist Film & Video NZStill from Hugh Chesterman's I am who I am (who am I?) now showing on Masons Screen in Wellington. Born in 1994, Chesterman describes himself as “…from a generation who have had their lives recorded on both digital and analogue lens-based media, on both tape and iPhone.” Despite this large archive of memories, i am who i am (who am i?) asks how much of the self can be captured through the lens/screen4 days 14 hours ago
Circuit Artist Film & Video NZ"A ruin, in the process of its ruination, takes on a new identity". Matthew Crookes looks at Brit Bunkley's recent Berlin installation Ghost Shelters and surveys a career intersecting public sculpture, digital materiality and the abject. http://ow.ly/jDnF309gMnQ
Circuit Artist Film & Video NZIt's late night tonight at the Gallery, which means not only are we open till 9pm, but also that we have a range of FREE events on too!
You could catch a 7:30pm screening of "This is not film-making. Artists work for cinema" with an introduction by CIRCUIT Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand Director Mark Williams.
Or listen to a great talk covering the life and work of Olivia Spencer-Bower with art historian Julie King, artist Brenda Nightingale and curator Peter Vangioni at 6pm.
Or if you feel like a evening of exploring you could come on a tour of the Gallery at 7:15pm!