You're invited to attend ... CIRCUIT CAST live! Yes, it’s our regular podcast but in front of a live studio audience. Thursday 2 October, 5.30pm at City Gallery Wellington join host Mark Amery & guests Thomasin Sleigh and Martin Patrick as they critique William Kentridge's The Refusal of Time. Entry is free but we recommend getting a seat early. CIRCUIT CAST Live! is presented as part of the City Gallery’s extravaganza Tuatara Open Late.
In December CIRCUIT Director Mark Williams will present a paper at Comparing Experimental Cinemas, a conference in Bangalore, India which aims "to map histories and modes of artists’ moving image experimentation across localities in Asia and beyond... ” The invitation is courtesy of 2014 symposium guest Dr May Adadol Ingawanij. CIRCUIT’s attendance at CEC has been made possible with the support of the Asia New Zealand Foundation.
Locating the Practice: Exhibiting Artists’ Moving Image took place at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland on 15-16 August. Our thanks to all the speakers who came variously from London, Palmerston North, Melbourne, Auckland, New Plymouth and Wellington, all the attendees, our sponsors Creative New Zealand and the British Council, and extra thanks to our co-presenters Elam School of Fine Arts. For those that missed it, see the recent photoblog.
Prior to the symposium in August we screened the latest iteration of The Artists Cinema, at AUT, Auckland and at Hamilton's SPARK Festival, where at 11am on a Monday morning 150 people gathered to watch works by Sorawit Songsataya, Ronnie Van Hout, Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Karin Hofko, Tahi Moore, Miranda Parkes and Gavin Hipkins. More on SPARK/Hipkins in the most recent podcast.