Billy Apple, Billy Apple Cider, 2015; Blended according to the Golden Ratio from four different apples, the new Billy Apple cider is a product of the collaboration between Billy Apple, Saatchi & Saatchi and Bulmer’s Cider
In this podcast Mark Amery talks to pioneer pop artist and conceptualist Billy Apple about his survey at Auckland Art Gallery The Artist Has to Live Like Everybody Else. Apple reflects on his collaboration with Nam Jun Paik, his willingness to be cloned and his work with agencies from Saatchi and Saatchi to Womens Refuge.
Meiro Koizumi, Death Poem for a City (still), 2013. Two channel video installation, duration: 21:45 minutes. Image courtesy of the artist.
What makes a group of works an exhibition? How does one translate a public art action into the gallery? How does art give witness to catastrophe? These and other big questions on this CIRCUIT CAST as Emil Dryburgh, Mark Jackson and host Mark Amery review the recent St Paul St show Invisible Energy.
Image: Magic Hour (2004-2007) David Batchelor. Courtesy the artist, Galeria Leme, São Paulo and Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
In this edition of CIRCUIT Cast we interview Tahi Moore about his recent show at Hopkinson Mossman Psyche Rebuildand discuss how his practice investigates the gap between thought and language; in our round table discussion our guests Mark Jackson and Ahilapalapa Rands discuss the Auckland Art G
Misal Adnan Yıldız, Photo by Fabian Schewe (At the back: Erdag Aksel s "A Calculated Loss of Memory- Stuttgart" 2014 as part the exhibition "Life of Objects" Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Spring (Northern Hemisphere) 2014)
In this CIRCUIT podcast we take a break from our usual three-act format to interview Adnan Yıldız, incoming director of Artspace Auckland. Adnan talks about research, collaboration and his vision for Artspace. Additional comments from acting Artspace Director Anna Gardner. Your interviewer as always is Mark Amery.
William Kentridge, The Refusal of Time (detail - film still), 2012
In this months CIRCUIT Cast; William Kentridge’s The Refusal of Time is discussed in front of a live audience at City Gallery Wellington by host Mark Amery, panellists Thomasin Sleigh and Martin Patrick and an audience member; in part 2 we talk to Simon Denny mid-install for The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom at the Adam Art Gallery, and in part 3 we begin a new monthly feature on artist-run spaces by talking to Henry Davidson about Auckland's Gloria Knight.
In this podcast our panel dissect Gavin Hipkins’ feature film adaptation of Samuel Butler’s 1872 novel Erewhon, asking what message Butler and Hipkins have for us in 2014? In Part 2 we talk to RAMP Gallery Director Kim Paton about the vibrant SPARK media arts festival in Hamilton.
Your host as always is Mark Amery, with guests Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh.
Watch a trailer for Gavin Hipkins' film Erewhon here.
Installation View: Kim Pieters, Halo (2010), digital video, audio by Edie Stevens, in the exhibition What is a life? Kim Pieters at the Adam Art Gallery (Photo: Shaun Waugh)
This months CIRCUIT CAST is an export quality edition; Mark Amery joins Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh at the Tongan contemporary survey Tonga ‘i Onopooni at Pataka, Kim Pieters journeys up from the Dunedin underground to to present her survey What is a life? at the Adam Art Gallery, and mid-install of her group show with the Mata Aho collective Kaokao, Terri Te Tau discusses sending her installation work Unregistered and Unwarranted to Eyebeam in New York.
Image: Stuggorings and Fijetterings (2014) Peter Wareing
In the pod this month our critical panel finds much to celebrate in Peter Wareing's Stuggorings and Fijetterings at Enjoy Gallery, we visit Seung Yul Oh mid-install of his 10 year survey MOAMOA at City Gallery Wellington and we dial up curator Mercedes Vicente on a crackly line in Spain to discuss her Art and Social Change research residency in India, subsequent exhibitions in Christ