About

About

Founded in 2012, CIRCUIT Artist Moving Image Aotearoa New Zealand is a non-profit arts agency that supports New Zealand artists working in the moving image. We:

  • commission new artworks

  • distribute artworks in partnership with galleries, film festivals, and on our website

  • commission and publish critical essays, interviews with artists, and podcasts

  • present symposia and other professional development activities

He mea whakatū a CIRCUIT Artist Film and Videa Aotearoa New Zealand i te tau 2012. He umanga toi hua-kore tēnei e tautoko ana i ngā ringatoi kiriata. Ko tā mātou:

  • he tono mahi toi hou

  • he tuku haere i ngā mahinga toi mā te mahi ngātahi ki ngā wharetoi me ngā huihuinga kiriata, mā tā mātou pae tukutuku hoki.

  • he tono, he whakaputa hoki i ngā tuhinga arotake, i ngā uiui a ngā ringatoi me ngā īpāho

  • he whakahaere huihuinga me ētahi atu kaupapa whakangungu

Our values

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi is the founding document of Aotearoa New Zealand and CIRCUIT is committed to the principles of biculturalism and partnership between tangata whenua and tauiwi that Te Tiriti articulates.

  • Art that explores new modes of making and engages with diverse communities and discourses adds value to contemporary society.

  • Digital technologies allow artists to build audiences and engagement with their work.

  • Artists should be paid for the exhibition of their work.

  • Critical conversations extend the reach and understanding of artists’ work.

Ō mātou uara

  • Ko Te Tiriti o Waitangi te tūāpapa o Aotearoa New Zealand, ā, kei te ū a CIRCUIT ki ngā mātāpono o te noho tikanga-rua me te hononga ki waenganui i te tangata whenua me tauiwi ki raro i Te Tiriti.

  • Ka whai hua te papori o te ao hou nei i ngā mahinga toi e tūhura ana i ngā toi hou, e whakapāpā atu ana ki ngā hapori me ngā kaupapa kōrero rerekē.

  • Mā te hangarau matihiko ka āhei ngā ringatoi ki te whakarahi ake i te nui o ngā kaitirotiro, ki te whakapāpā atu hoki ki a rātou.

  • Me whai pūtea ngā ringatoi i ngā whakaaturanga o ā rātou mahi.

  • Mā ngā kōrero arohaehae ka whakawhānuihia te toronga atu me te māramatanga ki ngā mahi a ngā ringatoi.

Staff and board of trustees

CIRCUIT’s activities are overseen by a Director supported by staff in production, administration, technical, and distribution roles, as well as curatorial residencies held by local and international practitioners.

CIRCUIT’s Director is Mark Williams.

CIRCUIT is supported by a board of trustees, comprising:

  • Aaron Lister – Chairperson

  • Andrew Clifford

  • Christina Barton

  • Martin Patrick

  • Ana Iti (Te Rarawa)

  • Sonya Lacey

  • Shauna Mendez

CIRCUIT is a registered charitable trust (CC49184). CIRCUIT’s activities are supported by Creative New Zealand, the Arts Council of New Zealand.

Ngā kaimahi me te poari whakahaere

E whakahaerehia ana ngā mahi a CIRCUIT e tētahi Kaiwhakahaere rātou ko ngā kaimahi. Ko tā rātou, he hāpai i ngā mahi whakaputa, i ngā whakaritenga ā-tari, i ngā tūnga hangarau me ngā mahi whakarato me ngā nōhanga toi o ngā kairaupī nō konei, nō rāwāhi anō.

Ko Mark Williams te Kaiwhakahaere o CIRCUIT i tēnei wā.

E tautokona ana ngā mahi a CIRCUIT e tētahi poari whakahaere, arā, e:

  • Aaron Lister - Heamana takirua

  • Andrew Clifford

  • Christina Barton

  • Martin Patrick

  • Ana Iti (Te Rarawa)

  • Sonya Lacey

  • Shauna Mendez

He whakahaere hua-kore rēhita (CC49184) a CIRCUIT. E tautokona ana ngā mahi a CIRCUIT e Toi Aotearoa, arā, te Arts Council of New Zealand.