Opening 6pm, Friday 16 April at Artspace Aotearoa is Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns, our 2020 Artist Cinema Commissions, featuring new work by Sione Monu, Rangituhia Hollis, Ana Iti, Gary-Ross Pastrana and Alex Monteith. Come along for a drink, and to celebrate these artists works. Show runs until 18 May.
Also at the Artspace launch we will be celebrating the release of the CIRCUIT E-reader, 88 pages of papers, presentations and conversation from the 2020 CIRCUIT Symposium. Featuring contributions from David Teh, Dr. Carl TH Mika, Sorawit Songsataya, Lana Lopesi, Dr. Greg Dvorak, Dr. David Chesworth, Ana Iti, Andrew Clifford, AURA Student Critical Forum (Meleseini Faleafa, Ilena Shadbolt, Kate Donald, Lucy Jessep, Matt Tini). The reader will be available as a free pdf.
Thanks to everyone who participated in our survey about the redesign of the new CIRCUIT website. Your comments were very helpful and we're looking forward to relaunching the site in late 2021. For the next stage of the project we're delighted to welcome Thomason Sleigh, who will be working with us until Dec 2021 as our Digital Producer. Thomasin will also be contributing to CIRCUIT's editorial content, including our critical writing and podcast.
Finishing this Friday 10 April at The Audio Foundation, Jamie Berry's Whakapapa / Algorithms. Don't miss! Now showing on Masons Screen in Wellington, Brit Bunkley's Downbreak on 1, Upbeat on 2 (2013).