Aliyah Winter is an artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau. Her research-based practice extends across photography, video, and performance, and often draws on historical material, with a particular focus on language, voice, and the queer body.
October 1935 takes its name from a poem by Ursula Bethell, written in mourning for her companion, Effie Pollen.
Shot on the beach a night, a figure scrambles over damp rocks, through muddy sand and into the water.
Words that are frequently misspelt, or spelt phonetically, appear against a black background.
A work responding to Dr. Von Danneville, a carer at the Lahmann Health Home, who suffered a nervous breakdown after internment on Matiu Island.
Aliyah Winter and Laura Duffy
In the second part of our podcast series Popular Glory: Contemporary Queerness and the Moving Image, host Robbie Handcock speaks to Laura Duffy and Aliyah Winter about recent collaborations, and how to image queer lives, queer histories, queer youth.
This is Old Zeeland: CIRCUIT in Europe 2018
A round up of recent CIRCUIT screenings in Europe, audience response, and reflection on different models for exchange.