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 Jun 5, 2014
By Mark Amery

In the pod this month our critical panel finds much to celebrate in Peter Wareing's Stuggorings and Fijetterings at Enjoy Gallery, we visit Seung Yul Oh mid-install of his 10 year survey MOAMOA at City Gallery Wellington and we dial up curator Mercedes Vicente on a crackly line in Spain to discuss her Art and Social Change research residency in India, subsequent exhibitions in Christ

Posted Apr 27, 2014
By Mark Amery

In this months pod we review Simon Starling's In Speculum, we talk to James McCarthy on the road with the Maldives Exodus Caravan Show and Samin Son talks about his recent performance series at the Blue Oyster, Dunedin.

Posted Mar 10, 2014
By Mark Amery

It's the first CIRCUIT Cast for 2014! In this months pod we talk to Australian artist Nathan Gray about his decision to withdraw from this years Sydney Biennale, just hours before the Biennale ended it's association with controversial sponsor Transfield Holdings.

Posted Dec 16, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this final 2013 pod we discuss the years highlights from the merry environs of an Irish pub. And why not, eh? Between the clink of pool balls and Dire Straits' Walk of Life host Mark Amery attempts to extract guest picks for the 2014 Walters Prize from guests Abby Cunnane (vodka/tonic), Michelle Menzies (light ale), Megan Dunn (vodka/tonic) and Martin Patrick (light ale). Does he succeed?

Posted Nov 8, 2013
By Mark Amery

This month it's a noisy old pod as host Mark Amery gives Sound Full at City Gallery Wellington a decidely mixed response only to be rebutted by guests Martin Patrick and Sophie Jerram; we talk to Dr Max Schleser co-founder of MINA , the Mobile Innovation Network Aotearoa about their upcoming symposium and mobile technology in contemporary art; then we round off by dialing up Rebecca Hobbs in Auckland where her show

Posted Oct 1, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this CIRCUIT CAST; host Mark Amery talks abut Francis Alÿs' REEL-UNREEL, recently seen at the Adam Art Gallery, dOCUMENTA and on the artists website. Guests Martin Patrick (writer, academic) and Bronwyn Holloway-Smith (artist) discuss.

Posted Aug 12, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this months edition of CIRCUIT CAST the pod deliver an extended onsite discussion from the Auckland Art Fair. Host Mark Amery is joined by Andrew Clifford (Curator, Gus Fisher Gallery) and visiting ex-patriate Serena Bentley (Curator, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne). In part 1 the pod discuss the Art Fair's place in the wider art ecology and wonder where are all the dealers this year? In part 2 they reflect on highlights, and in part 3 they address the puzzling absence of the moving image in this years event.

Posted Jun 27, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this months CIRCUIT podcast your host Mark Amery welcomes Dick Whyte, who offers a brief and bruising shakedown on Warhol at Te Papa before discussing his remake of Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, drawn from over 400 You Tube fan videos.

Posted May 20, 2013
By Mark Amery

NZ's finest art podcast returns! This month; the Auckland Triennial has kicked off promising a glimpse of Auckland's future - but does it deliver? Andrew Clifford reports. Down in the capital Thomasin Sleigh and Michelle Menzies look at Samin Son TV; no doubt a fierce live performer but does it work on video?

Posted Apr 18, 2013
By Mark Amery

CRITICS & CRITICISM: This month Mark Amery & guests address the vexed issue of Criticism in New Zealand and Australia. Has the proliferation of new art forms made it difficult to critique art? How do we develop bold young critical voices? Should we fight for space in the shrinking profit margins of the newspaper? Should we simply pitch our tent in a friendly corner of the internet? 

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