Commentary

Podcast Posted Apr 18, 2013
By Mark Amery

CRITICS & CRITICISM: This month Mark Amery & guests address the vexed issue of Criticism in New Zealand and Australia. Has the proliferation of new art forms made it difficult to critique art? How do we develop bold young critical voices?

Writing 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?

Writing Posted Mar 13, 2013
By Megan Dunn

The Aachen Faxes 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. The soundtrack is fittingly maudlin, a lone cello played by Dashper’s brother.

Podcast Posted Mar 1, 2013
By Mark Amery

CIRCUIT CAST - Today we launch our monthly podcast of discussion and review, CIRCUIT CAST.

Writing Posted Feb 11, 2013
By Andrew Clifford

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

Writing 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.

Writing 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.

Writing 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.

Writing Posted Nov 12, 2012
By Xhingyu Chen

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

Writing Posted Oct 30, 2012
By Pieter Haydensieck

Truth, Fiction and Ethnography; Pieter Hiedensieck reviews the recent installation of Clemens von Wedermeyer's The Fourth Wall at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

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