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Writing Posted Dec 11, 2017
By Mark Williams

CIRCUIT is very proud to announce The Thickness of Cinema e-book. 100 pages of interviews and discussions from the 2017 CIRCUIT Symposium / Artist Week 22-27 August in Otautahi / Christchurch. Free download below.

Podcast Posted Dec 11, 2017
By Mark Amery

For our 2017 recap, host Mark Amery is joined by Cameron Ah Loo Matamua, Abby Cunnane and Judy Darragh. Topics covered include; powerful women, generational shifts, emerging artists, Documenta, Labour's arts policy, great pieces of writing, documents and flags. Honourable mentions are made of many but include Sione Monu, Chris Krause, Leafa Wilson, Ahilapalapa Rands, Lana Lopesi, Luke Willis-Thompson, Matt Galloway,  Dirt Future, Gil Hanly, and  we raise a glass in memory of Paul Cullen.

Thanks to The Audio Foundation, Auckland for the generous loan of their recording facilities.

Writing Posted Dec 6, 2017
By Priscilla Howe

Priscilla Howe, CIRCUIT's Curatorial Intern for 2017 discusses her group show PULSE/REPEAT, now at the Audio Foundation until 20 December and featuring work by Alexandre Larose, Willow McCarthy, Magdalena Hoult, Diva Blair and Robyn Jordaan.

Podcast Posted Nov 23, 2017
By Mark Amery
Writing Posted Nov 1, 2017
By Eleanor Woodhouse
Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, (2017). Installation view, Chisenhale Gallery 2017.

The art that Luke Willis Thompson makes is daunting, and dense, and his most recent work is no exception.

Writing Posted Oct 17, 2017
By Hamish Win

It’s a mistake to think of documenta 14’s bifurcation as complimentary exhibition strategies.

Writing Posted Oct 10, 2017
By John Chrisstoffels

"Utopia then, is not a desirable place." As Nova Paul prepares to open the second part of her installation Surplus Reality at The Physics Room, John Chrisstoffels looks back at part one.

Podcast Posted Oct 4, 2017
By Mark Amery

What are the challenges and opportunities facing Pacific artists in New Zealand today? Christina Jeffery, Director of the Tautai Pacific Arts Trust, speaks to host Mark Amery about the successes of the Pacific art community and support needed for it’s growth and development.

Writing Posted Sep 22, 2017
By Jamie Hanton

Jamie Hanton writes on the CIRCUIT / Physics Room commissioned series Party Political Broadcast, and reflects on the dwindling representation of democracy in public broadcasting.

Writing Posted Sep 4, 2017
By Priscilla Howe

"In a world that places a high value on logic, rules, restrictions and the written word, (is) a sensory and haptic response ... the ultimate form of rebellion?" Priscilla Howe writes on her recent curatorial project for Masons Screen entitled Being Space.

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