Commentary in category: Writing

Posted Jan 14, 2018
By Simon Palenski

“It was as if Māori had never been explorers who came to Aotearoa using a sophisticated system of navigation by the stars and ocean currents..." Simon Palenski writes on Ana Iti's Treasures Left by Our Ancestors (2016). From our 2017/18 Summer Reading Series.

Posted Dec 19, 2017
By Priscilla Howe

CIRCUIT's 2017 Curatorial Intern Priscilla Howe writes on the video work of Laura Duffy, and her intersection of the beautiful and the grotesque.

Posted Dec 11, 2017
By Mark Williams

CIRCUIT is very proud to announce The Thickness of Cinema e-book. 100 pages of interviews and discussions from the 2017 CIRCUIT Symposium / Artist Week 22-27 August in Otautahi / Christchurch. Free download below.

Posted Dec 6, 2017
By Priscilla Howe

Priscilla Howe, CIRCUIT's Curatorial Intern for 2017 discusses her group show PULSE/REPEAT, now at the Audio Foundation until 20 December and featuring work by Alexandre Larose, Willow McCarthy, Magdalena Hoult, Diva Blair and Robyn Jordaan.

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.

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.

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