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Newsletter June 2016

 
 
In this issue
 
  1. CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: PHANTOM TOPOLOGIES
  2. New Works
  3. CIRCUIT SCREENINGS - THE HOOVER DIARIES
  4. Latest Commentary
 
 
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: PHANTOM TOPOLOGIES
 

Addressing distance, proximity and alternate art histories, the 2016 CIRCUIT Symposium is Phantom Topologies. Presented on 10th September in association with City Gallery Wellington, Phantom Topologies is preceded by an Artists Week of screenings, installations and performances in a variety of locations across Wellington. CIRCUIT invites papers, presentations and responses to this years themes, with submissions due 12pm, Monday 11 July. See here for more information.

We are also seeking accomodation in Wellington during the month of August for two artists (a couple) involved in the symposium. Please get in touch if you are able to help <director@circuit.org.nz> 

 
 
New Works
 
Food

Food Fat Insanity - Laura Duffy

8 min 44 sec / Sound

Laura Duffy’s photographic and video works explore the objectification of the female body. Using food as a sculptural material, she draws on gestural Watch »

Avail

Avail - Miranda (Max) Bellamy

12 min 24 sec

"In Avail (2011) Bellamy takes a metaphorical microscope to activity on the margin - and reveals an intricate, complex, and beautiful process taking Watch »

wherever

wherever our river ran ( i ran to, i ran too) - Jordana Bragg

2 min 39 sec / Sound

wherever our river ran (i ran to, i ran too) is a series of abrupt cuts, in memory, action and location, held together by the artists' spoken word Watch »

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CIRCUIT SCREENINGS - THE HOOVER DIARIES
 

CIRCUIT is very excited to announce a series of nationwide screenings this July for The Hoover Diairies, a new film by Stockholm-based New Zealand artist Amanda Newall. Addressing a series of real life events in Timaru in the mid-1980s including murder, fishing quotas and a concert by pop heroes The Mockers, The Hoover Diaries is a wide-ranging portrait of the dawn of neo-liberalism in New Zealand. Dates and more information here.

 
 
Latest Commentary
 
 

CIRCUIT Cast Episode 44: Sonya Lacey's Infinitesimals

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. Recently installed at Massey University's Engine Room and The Physics Room in Read More »

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Nathan Pohio, In a Dream of 200,000,000 Horses, 13 May - 4 June 2016, Jonathan Smart Gallery

In a Dream of 200,000,000 Horses extends concerns earlier explored in a series of film installations by Nathan Pohio. Exhibited in a various group exhibitions over the past few years these installations were often projected into corners, allowing a series of digitally manipulated images to scroll Read More »

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THE HIVE HUMS WITH MANY MINDS - Part Two, 30 April - 29 May 2016, Te Tuhi Offsite, Auckland

At THE HIVE HUMS WITH MANY MINDS - Part Two at Silo 6 in Wynyard Quarter, visitors encounter nine further reflections on the networked contents of our urban and globalised world. While Part One of this exhibition included works that addressed the impacts of globalisation at the cultural or Read More »

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