CIRCUIT Artist Film & Video Aotearoa NZ  

Newsletter April 2015

In this issue
  1. Opportunities
  2. New Works
  3. CIRCUIT Activities
  4. Latest Commentary

Asia New Zealand Curators Tour Deadline 5pm Monday 13 April  
Three emerging to mid-career New Zealand curators or curatorial directors will be selected to visit leading art museums, galleries, and artist spaces in Japan and China over a three week period to build their professional networks and explore possible future collaborations and artist exchanges.

New Works

Clouds and Wi-fi Above Detroit - Heather Hayward

1 min 6 sec / Sound

Description: Single channel video installation with ambient audioExhibition Mode: Projection or monitor, continuous loopMedia details: 1080p HD (16:9) Watch »


Erewhon (Trailer) - Gavin Hipkins

1 min 52 sec / Sound

Description: Single channel digital video and sound projectionMedia Details: DCP, HDCam, Blu-Ray, HD. Full length 92 minutesExhibition Mode: Cinema  Watch »


The Terminalia of Funny-land - Matthew Cowan

8 min 12 sec / Silent

"This performative perambulation charted a path along the waterside of Auckland city, taking as a central reference point the former location of the Watch »

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CIRCUIT Activities

CIRCUIT continues it's association with Italian website; two works by CIRCUIT artists Lissa Mitchell and Nathan Thompson are part of the online exhibition Noise Video alongside artists from the UK, USA and Europe. The exhibtion explores "the dialogue between sound production and video/cinematic design." Watching is free, but you have to sign up first via the link above. 

An online essay by CIRCUIT Director Mark Williams for Christchurch Art Gallery's Bulletin magazine explores the connection between art's history of popular reproduction and online streaming in 2015. Check it out here.

The next CIRCUIT symposium is scheduled for 15 August in Auckland. We're working busily on a number of satellite exhibitions, screenings, events and guests in the week(s) leading up to the event. Stay tuned...

Latest Commentary

All the things I did - an interview with Richard Maloy

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CIRCUIT CAST Episode 20: The Performance Arcade, Denise Batchelor and Erika Sklenars

What makes a video a performance? In this podcast Mark Amery interviews Denise Batchelor and Erica Sklenars about their work in the The Performance Arcade, an annual festival of “installation, performance art, sonic art, audio-visual art, interactive media, culinary art and live music” presented in Read More »


CIRCUIT Artists at the 2015 Rotterdam Film Festival - report by Mercedes Vicente

If you click on the 2015 Rotterdam Film Festival’s home page website, you are greeted with the news of New Zealand feature The Dark Horse by James Napier Robertson earning the top 10 IFFR audience award. Indeed, in exchanging suggestions with other fellow spectators and professionals eager to Read More »

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