Blog posts tagged with: Symposium

Posted Aug 17, 2018
By
Mark Williams

Presented by CIRCUIT in association with the Documentary Research Group at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), The Time of the Now is a one day symposium which explores the challenges of addressing ‘truth’ in a post-truth world.

This symposium presents papers, speakers and responses to the following questions;

Posted Jul 16, 2018
By
Mark Williams
CIRCUIT Symposium 2018: The Time of the Now

What strategies do contemporary artists employ to test media representation of reality and the means through which we channel and consume it? How do artists expand the documentary form through various material processes and formal strategies? How do artists deconstruct the surfeit of images we already have and the means by which we receive them? Can 'truth' and fiction exist in the same space? What historical artworks could be part of a revised genealogy of current documentary practices in Aotearoa New Zealand? How could an ethic of care, as understood through sustained relationships with Indigenous and diverse communities be played out through documentary practices?

Posted Aug 27, 2015
By
Mark Williams
Excited CIRCUIT staffer Callum Devlin at the opening of The Brain, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery

Four exhibitions, a workshop, a screening and a symposium with guests from New Zealand, Australia and the United States; 9-15 August was a busy time for CIRCUIT. Now the dust has settled, a quick recap of the weeks events comprising A Genealogy of Moving Image Practice.

Posted Jul 29, 2015
By
Mark Amery
Dirk de Bruyn

“Someone puts (up) a British flag and says ‘there’s nothing here’”. Our latest podcast features Dirk de Bruyn, an Australian experimental film-maker and guest presenter at the upcoming CIRCUIT symposium A Genealogy of Moving Image Practice.

Posted Jul 23, 2015
By
Mark Amery
Still from Unititled (epilogue) Shannon Te Ao (2015)

Ahead of his presentation at the upcoming CIRCUIT symposium, Shannon Te Ao talks to Mark Amery about Joanna Paul, poetry and the politics of domestic space.

This years symposium takes place on Saturday 15 August at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland. Registration is $50. Shannon will be in conversation with Joyce Campbell. Book your place here.

Posted Jul 31, 2014
By
Mark Williams

Where is artists’ moving image practice best sited? How can we define and exhibit this diverse and ever evolving area of practice? What type of language do international institutions use and how does it differ from the local?