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Podcast Posted Nov 23, 2017
By Mark Amery

"The film strip is a body acquiring memory". Ahead of group show PULSE / REPEAT at The Audio Foundation, Montreal film-maker Alexandre Larose discusses his recent New Zealand residency, the making of his work St Bathans repetitions and "putting myself in a situation I can't control".

PULSE / REPEAT opens 5.30pm Thurs 30 November at The Audio Foundation, and runs until 20 December 2017.

Writing Posted Nov 1, 2017
By Eleanor Woodhouse
Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, (2017). Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery 2017.

The art that Luke Willis Thompson makes is daunting, and dense, and his most recent work is no exception.

Writing Posted Oct 17, 2017
By Hamish Win

It’s a mistake to think of documenta 14’s bifurcation as complimentary exhibition strategies.

Writing Posted Oct 10, 2017
By John Chrisstoffels

"Utopia then, is not a desirable place." As Nova Paul prepares to open the second part of her installation Surplus Reality at The Physics Room, John Chrisstoffels looks back at part one.

Podcast Posted Oct 4, 2017
By Mark Amery

What are the challenges and opportunities facing Pacific artists in New Zealand today? Christina Jeffery, Director of the Tautai Pacific Arts Trust, speaks to host Mark Amery about the successes of the Pacific art community and support needed for it’s growth and development.

Writing Posted Sep 22, 2017
By Jamie Hanton

Jamie Hanton writes on the CIRCUIT / Physics Room commissioned series Party Political Broadcast, and reflects on the dwindling representation of democracy in public broadcasting.

Writing Posted Sep 4, 2017
By Priscilla Howe

"In a world that places a high value on logic, rules, restrictions and the written word, (is) a sensory and haptic response ... the ultimate form of rebellion?" Priscilla Howe writes on her recent curatorial project for Masons Screen entitled Being Space.

Podcast Posted Aug 17, 2017
By Mark Amery

On the phone from London, Mercedes Vicente discusses the curatorial process behind Thick Cinema, CIRCUIT's 2017 programme of Artist Cinema Commissions with new work by Fiona Amundsen, John Di Stefano, Sam Hamilton, Kim Pieter

Podcast Posted Aug 16, 2017
By Mark Amery

In a CIRCUIT first, this pod takes place from the set of Sam Hamilton's new film. Phoning in from Portland Oregon, Sam talks to host Mark Amery about the newly commissioned work, screening at Christhchurch Art Gallery 6.30pm Friday 25 August ahead of this years CIRCUIT Symposium.

Podcast Posted Aug 10, 2017
By Mark Amery

Fiona Amundsen talks to Mark Amery about the forthcoming premiere of her CIRCUIT Artist Cinema commission A body that lives which examines the 1944 breakout of 1,000 Japanese prisoners from a prison camp in Cowra, Australia.

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