Blog posts in category: Writing

Posted Oct 17, 2017
By Hamish Win

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

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.

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.

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.

Posted Jul 19, 2017
By Mark Williams

CIRCUIT is proud to announce The Thickness of Cinema, a one day symposium exploring cinema’s sensorial capabilities and notions of embodiment and experience, presented by CIRCUIT at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu on Saturday 26 August 10-4pm.

Posted Jun 15, 2017
By Mark Williams

This symposium invites papers that interrogate phenomenological approaches to film and changing notions of affect and which explore their ethical, social and political implications.

Posted Jun 12, 2017
By Megan Dunn

Megan Dunn writes on Petra Cortwright's RUNNING NEO-GEO GAMES UNDER MAME, City Gallery Wellington 8 April – 13 August 2017

Posted May 5, 2017
By Hamish Win

Described at the time by Annette King as ‘a hatchet job on the welfare state’, Judy Rymer’s 1997 documentary Time Bomb (1), is the subject of Tim Wagg’s False Paths.

Posted Apr 11, 2017
By Thomasin Sleigh

"...how can the artist say what this river means, when it means so many different things to so many different people?" Thomasin Sleigh on five live performances of Murray Hewitt's ambitious mapping of the Hutt River, The Rising Tide

Posted Feb 23, 2017
By Matthew Crookes

"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.

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