Circuit Podcast

Posted Sep 25, 2019
By Mark Williams

On the phone from Sydney, Chevron Hassett talks to Mark Amery about Mauri Tū, The First Breath of Light (2019) showing as part of Home Movies, this Saturday 28 September 10am-4pm in Wellington. The work visualises the sunrise over Te Moana Nui a Kiwi (The Pacific Ocean) at Rangitikuia, East Cape just North of Gisborne, into the lands of the Ngāti Porou.

Posted Oct 29, 2015
By Mark Williams

What is an artist-run space today? Mark Amery talks to Chloe Geoghegan, Director of Dunedin's Blue Oyster art project space about the evolution of the gallery, her previous role at Dog Park in Christchurch and Dunedin's new City Council-led arts precinct.

Posted Oct 8, 2015
By Mark Williams

On the phone from Sydney, Jae Hoon Lee talks to Mark Amery about showing his work in a hotel at the Spring 1883 art fair, how his practice draws on Eastern spiritual philosophy and his recent residency at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

Posted Sep 24, 2015
By Mark Williams

Art vs Architecture? Ego vs Id? In this pod we review Demented Architecture at City Gallery Wellington and discuss whether the show sets out to present the two disciplines as the best of enemies. Host Mark Amery is joined by regular guests Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh.

Posted Aug 20, 2015
By Mark Amery

Where does your mind go? Christina Read talks to Mark Amery about her installation The Brain, now on at Te Uru Waitakere which brings together 15 artists works in an idiosyncratic spatial and conceptual diagram of a brain.

Posted Aug 6, 2015
By Mark Amery

How does a film-maker respond to a poem? Nova Paul talks to Mark Amery about the making of her film Still Light and film maker Joanna Paul's 'radical simplicity'.

Still Light screens as part of Six Artists respond to the poetry of Joanna Margaret Paul, 7pm, Friday 14 August, Academy Cinema, Auckland. $10 or free with CIRCUIT symposium registration, at which Nova will speak about the work of Joanna Paul with Emma Bugden and Sandy Callister.

Posted Jul 29, 2015
By Mark Amery

“Someone puts (up) a British flag and says ‘there’s nothing here’”. Our latest podcast features Dirk de Bruyn, an Australian experimental film-maker and guest presenter at the upcoming CIRCUIT symposium A Genealogy of Moving Image Practice.

Posted Jul 23, 2015
By Mark Amery

Ahead of his presentation at the upcoming CIRCUIT symposium, Shannon Te Ao talks to Mark Amery about Joanna Paul, poetry and the politics of domestic space.

This years symposium takes place on Saturday 15 August at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland. Registration is $50. Shannon will be in conversation with Joyce Campbell. Book your place here.

Posted Jul 9, 2015
By Mark Amery

In this podcast Janine Randerson discusses her upcoming collaboration with CIRCUIT for the New Zealand Film Festival entitled Place Unmaking, featuring work by Alex Monteith, Richard Von Sturmer, Layne Waerea, Tim Wagg and others. We also discuss Randerson’s own practice of collaborating with scientists and engineers.  

Posted Jun 27, 2015
By Mark Amery

In conjunction with her show at Enjoy Gallery I thought I would of climbed more mountains by now, Bridget Reweti (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi) discusses lost utopias, her singing lessons and how Maori have adapted new spiritual movements.

Your host is Mark Amery, Music by Tlaotlon. Supported by Creative New Zealand