Commentary in category: Writing

Posted Jun 13, 2013
By Tessa Laird

Form Next to Form Next to Form is a publication by film maker Nova Paul, which celebrates and re-presents her 16mm film This is not Dying from 2010.

Posted May 27, 2013
By Thomasin Sleigh

The word ‘immersive’ has always been problematic for me. I think because in some instances it has been anaesthetised by art speak (and I am guilty of this as much as anyone).

Posted May 4, 2013
By Jamie Hanton

Someone Else features eight international and New Zealand artists with six videos contributed by the international contingent, and three two-dimensional pieces - two photographs and a vinyl on vinyl work - from New Zealanders Edith Amituanai, Ronnie van Hout, and Sharon Margaret Russell.

Posted Mar 28, 2013
By Mark Williams

When is a video an artwork? How does representation on CIRCUIT support the collection of moving image works?

Posted Mar 13, 2013
By Megan Dunn

The Aachen Faxes (2012) is a simple striking video of white text on a black background. The text is taken from a series of faxes Julian Dashper sent to his partner Marie Shannon during his Aachen residency in 1995.

Posted Feb 11, 2013
By Andrew Clifford

The passing of time is a slippery experience, difficult to pin down and usually different in retrospect.

Posted Jan 28, 2013
By Jamie Hanton
Yael Bartana, ...And Europe will be Stunned, Zamach (Assassination) 2011(film still). Courtesy of Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam and Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

I was extremely excited to learn that the Dunedin Public Art Gallery had secured the Govett Brewster's touring exhibition True Stories / Scripted Realities.

Posted Jan 14, 2013
By Mark Amery

Back in the early 1990s, friend, artist and then Elam School of Fine Arts intermedia student Tessa Laird enlisted my participation in making a video.

Posted Dec 7, 2012
By Sandy Gibbs

The potent symbolism of full-face motorbike helmets exploded into our collective consciousness with the Springboks tour of 1981.

Posted Nov 12, 2012
By Xhingyu Chen

Xhingyu Chen reports on video highlights from the 9th Shanghai Biennale.