Commentary in category: Podcast

Posted Jul 1, 2016
By Mark Amery

Ahead of a series of nationwide screenings in July, the pod examine Amanda Newall's The Hoover Diairies, a new video which chronicles the dawn of neo-liberalism in 1980s New Zealand through a series of true and strangely connected events; a murder, a pop concert and the introduction of fishing qu

Posted May 31, 2016
By Mark Amery

Transmissions and Traces; in this podcast Thomasin Sleigh and Tim Corballis join host Mark Amery to discuss Sonya Lacey's installation Infinitesimals, which taks it's cues from homeopathy, linguistics and material shift.

Posted May 17, 2016
By Mark Amery

Auckland Art fair returns, so what's new this year? With dozens of exhibitors representing over 200 artists from New Zealand and abroad, the 2016 Auckland Art Fair is an ambitious re-invention.

Posted Apr 29, 2016
By Mark Amery

We have a reality, do we really need another one? On the occasion of his installation lowercase at Starkwhite Gallery, Clinton Watkins discusses the real, the virtual and spinning skulls.

Posted Apr 19, 2016
By Mark Amery

Yuki Kihara leads Mark Amery on a walkthrough of her exhibition A Study of a Samoan Savage at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery.

Posted Apr 12, 2016
By Mark Amery

Cinema of splendour or 'be-numbed ego-centrism'? Martin Patrick, Thomasin Sleigh and Mark Amery review Matthew Barney's epic cine-opera River of Fundament.

Posted Mar 17, 2016
By Mark Amery

How does a gallery best serve it’s public? How does a gallery best serve an artist? In this podcast Ema Tavola, Judy Darragh and host Mark Amery find many resonances in the work of Angela Tiatia, but lament the missed opportunities in a survey at Māngere Arts Centre.

Posted Feb 24, 2016
By Martin Patrick

How do we mediate the claims of the internet to represent the world? Curator George Clark and Writer Martin Patrick discuss Camille Henrot's Grosse Fatigue, Sol Le Witt's assertion that conceptual artists are not rationalists but mystics, and high-tech primitivism.

Posted Dec 17, 2015
By Mark Amery

From moving images to mob portraits to wonky pots; in this podcast our panel consider the most interesting events in the New Zealand art world of 2015. Host Mark Amery is joined by regulars Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh plus newbies Emma Bugden and Reuben Friend.

Posted Dec 10, 2015
By Mark Amery

How do we talk about what can’t be spoken? Thai artist Sutthirat Supaprinya discusses her recent installation at Toi Pōneke Arts Centre in Wellington entitled STEAL THIS BOOK. Reflecting on censorship, misinformation and buried histories, she talks about art’s role in illuminating the past and present.

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