Circuit Podcast

Posted Jun 14, 2019
By Mark Amery

A new roundtable podcast brings together three Auckland gallery directors; Gabriela Salgado (Te Tuhi), Lisa Beauchamp (Gus Fisher) and Charlotte Huddleston (St Paul St Gallery), to discuss recent strategies for sustainability and audience engagement. Drawing on perspectives both local and international, the panel discuss the role of University galleries within the institution, reaching out to public space, low wages for artists and hosting the odd wedding to pay the bills.

Posted Sep 30, 2016
By Mark Williams

What’s the difference between a cave in Sydney and the Auckland Art Gallery? Host Mark Amery talks to Joyce Campbell about her Walters prize-nominated project Flightdream and her working relationships with site and technology. Campbell also discusses Te Taniwha, an ongoing photographic project drawing on the mythology, history and ecology of Waikaremoana and its many tributaries and outlets.

Posted Aug 30, 2016
By Mark Williams

Could New Zealand’s geographical distance be seen as a strength? Is the rumour more potent than the work? How would reframing conceptualist Julian Dashper as a video artist remap New Zealand’s art history? Ahead of CIRCUIT symposium Phantom Topologies our curator-at-large George Clark discusses Dashper as inspiration for This is not film-making.

Posted Aug 23, 2016
By Mark Amery

How does the method of a works making afford its participants anything? Ahead of his participation in the CIRCUIT Symposium Phantom Topologies we caught up with artist John Vea to discuss translating the stories of others, and hynotising the audience with the mahi (work).

Interviewer: Mark Amery. Thanks to Nova Paul, Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Tautai Pacific Arts Trust.

Posted Aug 2, 2016
By Mark Williams

In this podcast the panel puzzle over the 'beautiful threads' that interrogate the Adam Art Gallery group show Inhabiting Space but ask 'is that enough?' With host Mark Amery and panellists Thomasin Sleigh and Tim Corballis.

 

Posted Jul 19, 2016
By Mark Williams

Can an image plane be traversed like the threshold of a building, moving from inside to outside and back again? And if so, what are the effects of this movement?

Posted Jul 12, 2016
By Mark Williams

As Janet Lilo enjoys her first solo survey show at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, the artist speaks to Mark Amery about coincidence, accountability and her addiction to a socially-driven practice.

Posted Jul 1, 2016
By Mark Williams

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 quotas. Watch the trailer here.

Posted May 31, 2016
By Mark Williams

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 Christchurch the pod find parallels with modernism, abstraction and much more.

Posted May 17, 2016
By Callum Devlin

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. Host Mark Amery chatted with co-director Stephanie Post in the lead up to the first fair in three years.

Posted Apr 29, 2016
By Mark Williams

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. Your interviewer is Mark Amery.

https://soundcloud.com/circuit-2/episode-42-clinton-watkins

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