Projects

Our Projects page lists installations/works produced by CIRCUIT  for gallery and/or screening contexts. 'Current' indicates programmes still in distribution and available for hire.

The 'Past' section includes CIRCUIT projects which are no longer in active distribution, but may be available for hire on request.

CIRCUIT is available for commissioning of new installation of screneing programmes on request. If you wish to make an enquiry about this, any of CIRCUIT's previous programmes or individual works in our online catalogue, please write to Mark Williams, director(at)circuit.org.nz.

Screening

Thick Cinema

August 25, 2017
CIRCUIT is proud to present Thick Cinema, a screening of five new works by contemporary New Zealand artists Fi...
Installation

St Bathans repetitions 1/2/16 - 21/3/16 (portraits de Jacque...

August 22, 2017 to August 26, 2017
The former gold mining town of St Bathans lies deep in the heart of the Maniototo in New Zealand's Otago regio...
Installation

Who spends the time? Some practical questions concerning the...

August 22, 2017 to August 25, 2017
"If I was a Tory how would you win me over?”
 In this speculative urban documentary Peter Wareing juxtaposes f...
Installation or Screening

Through a Different Lens/Film Work by Joanna Margaret Paul

August 10, 2017
Through a Different Lens/Film Work by Joanna Margaret Paulcurated by Peter Todd68 minutes, Digital Video, Sile...
Curator-at-large

CIRCUIT Curator-at-large 2017

July 10, 2017 to July 10, 2018
Dr. Mercedes Vicente is an independent curator and writer and has recently completed an AHRC-funded PhD at the...
Installation

Being Space

June 22, 2017 to September 14, 2017
An installation curated by CIRCUIT Curatorial Intern Priscilla Howe. Featuring work by Robyn Jordaan, Melissa...
Symposium - Call for Papers

Call for Papers & Presentations: CIRCUIT Symposium 2017

June 15, 2017 to July 3, 2017
Call for Papers & Presentations: CIRCUIT Symposium 2017: The Thickness of Cinema A symposium exploring the...
Curatorial Internship

CIRCUIT Curatorial Intern 2017

May 23, 2017 to December 20, 2017
Priscilla Howe recently completed her Bachelor of Visual Communication Design(Hons) at Massey University where...
Screening

This is not film-making. Artists work for cinema

May 10, 2017
This is not film-making. Artists work for cinema; five new works by New Zealand artists Gavin Hipkins, Juliet...
Exhibition

Projection Series #6: A Little Faith

May 6, 2017 to June 24, 2017
As confidence in political systems plummets worldwide, what alternative belief systems might we choose to expl...
Professional Development

CIRCUIT Critical Forum

February 1, 2017 to December 1, 2017
The CIRCUIT Critical Forum is a monthly discussion group for artists who work with the moving image to talk ab...
Screening

Six artists respond to the poetry of Joanna Margaret Paul

October 30, 2016
Six Artists respond to the poetry of Joanna Margaret Paul is a programme of short moving image works by Nova P...
Installation

Mason's Screen

February 2, 2016 to February 1, 2017
Mason’s Screen is a 24 hour public screen for artists video. Supported by Wellington City Council and programm...
Screening

Joanna Margaret Paul: I am an open window

October 18, 2015
Taking the form of a conversation between past and present, Joanna Margaret Paul: I am an open window presents...
Screening

Apple Pie

May 9, 2017
UK premiere of Sam Hamilton's Apple Pie screening at CLOSE-UP, London. “If you wish to make apple pie from scr...
Installation

Leisure Week 2017

April 1, 2017 to April 7, 2017
Featuring works by Clinton Watkins, Christina Read and Layne Waerea Leisure Week infuses the NZ sublime with l...
Exhibition

Coastline Paradox

October 21, 2016 to November 12, 2016
Coastline Paradox is a multimedia installation by Hong Kong/UK artist
 Josette Chiang at Toi Poneke Arts Centr...
Symposium

CIRCUIT Symposium 2016: Phantom Topologies

September 10, 2016
CIRCUIT is proud to announce Phantom Topologies, a symposium presented by CIRCUIT in association with City Gal...
Installation

Julian Dashper: Video Works

September 9, 2016
This one day exhibition celebrates the video work of New Zealand conceptual artist Julian Dashper (1960 – 2009...
Installation

temple sea feng shui

September 8, 2016 to September 9, 2016
Shot in the seaside town of Sai Kung (Hong Kong) temple sea feng shui (2016) is an instllation by Josette Chia...
Installation

I want to be where I am

September 8, 2016 to September 17, 2016
The Engine Room - Massey University Wellington Sep 8, 2016 to Sep 30, 2016 6:00PM I want to be whe...
Screening

Merv Espina presents: Turumba & the Green Papaya Kitchen

September 7, 2016
Please note: The venue for this event has changed from Thistle Hall to The Pyramid Club. For one night only...
Installation

News of the Uruguay Round

May 25, 2016 to May 29, 2016
Presented by CIRCUIT at the Auckland Art Fair, Mike Heynes’ multi-channel video installation News of the Urugu...
Residency

CIRCUIT 2016 Curator-at-large

March 11, 2016 to October 1, 2016
George Clark is an artist, curator and writer based between London and Hong Kong. He is CIRCUIT's 2016 Curator...
Installation

Jim Allen's News

March 1, 2016
Jim Allen’s News is a collaboration between Jim Allen and Mark Harvey. The installation presents video documen...
Residency

CIRCUIT 2016 International Artist in Residence

February 16, 2016 to October 1, 2016
CIRCUIT is proud to announce it's inaugural 2016 international artist in residence Alexandre Larose (CAN). Fol...
Installation

To & Fro

February 8, 2016 to July 17, 2016
From real estate opportunities on Mars to someone dancing their way across a bridge in south Auckland, these w...
Installation

Everyday Things

October 16, 2015 to February 1, 2016
A short programme of video works present interventions into everyday activities and materials. Featuring work...
Screening

OgoGago (comes and goes)

October 10, 2015
Curated by artist Seung Yul Oh, OgoGago (English translation; 'comes and goes') features up to 10 short works...
Installation

The Brain

August 14, 2015 to November 15, 2015
Curated by artist Christina Read and commissioned by CIRCUIT, The Brain is an idiosyncratic spatial and concep...
Performance

Material Damage: Expanded Cinema by Dirk de Bruyn with Duckl...

August 14, 2015
CIRCUIT presents a live expanded cinema performance by Melbourne experimental film-maker Dirk de Bruyn, with s...
Installation

brouillard - Sackville Marshwalk

August 11, 2015 to August 29, 2015
An installation by Alexandre Larose, presented by CIRCUIT Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand and The A...
Screening

The Past Sure Is Tense

August 10, 2015
The rapid turnover of broadcast and digital media tells us that the lifespan of the contemporary moment is inc...
Workshop

Workshop: Developing 8mm/16mm film by hand

August 9, 2015
NOTE: This workshop is now full and registrations have closed. To register for the CIRCUIT symposium online pl...
Symposium

A Genealogy of Moving Image Practice

August 9, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Given the interdisciplinary strands of influence that inform contemporary moving image practice, what lineages...
Screening

Place Unmaking

July 21, 2015
Contemporary New Zealand film and video artists are often called on to engage in ‘place-making’ in public art...
Screening

Goodnight Kiwi or; Tonights broadcast has now ended, regular...

December 20, 2014 to January 5, 2015
Before the advent of 24 hour broadcasting in 1994 the evening closedown of New Zealand state television was si...
Symposium

Locating the Practice: Exhibiting Artists’ Moving Image

August 15, 2014 to August 16, 2014
Where is artists’ moving image practice best sited? How can we define and exhibit this diverse and ever evolvi...
Screening

Six videos for TEZA

November 26, 2013 to December 1, 2013
6 videos programmed in response to 6 daily provocations by the festival TEZA (Transitional Economic Zone of Ao...
Screening

The First Universe

August 30, 2013 to August 30, 2015
“A house constitutes a body of images that gives mankind proofs or illusions of stability.” Gaston Bachelard H...
Symposium

Looking Back into the Future

August 29, 2013 to August 31, 2013
Reflecting on current local and international perspectives, how can institutions better support new models of...
Symposium

Looking Back into the Future – a symposium on artist moving...

August 29, 2013 to August 31, 2013
With over 40 years of artist moving image production in New Zealand, what is the current state of local practi...
Screening

The Artists Cinema (2011-14)

August 10, 2011 to August 14, 2014
An annual programme (2011-14) of short single channel works designed "to consciously respond to, comment on, i...