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Newsletter December 2014

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

Oberhausen Short Film Festival Deadline: 13 January 2015
Annual German festival dedicated to the art-cinema crossover 

Creative New Zealand Quick Response Grants Deadline: 30 Jan 2015
For grants of $7,500 or less 

New Works Online

Stuggorings and Fijetterings - Peter Wareing

27 min 34 sec / Sound

Description: 2 screen digital video and audio installation. Non-synchronousExhibition mode: 2 projections. Looped video/audio from each source.Media Watch »


Mangere Mall - Rebecca Ann Hobbs

4 min 28 sec / Sound

This work was discussed in an essay by Megan Dunn, 2012   Watch »


Punk Shane - Mike Heynes

2 min 35 sec / Sound

Mike Heynes uses a collection of second hand Hollywood memorabilia to re-enact a slice of pre-teen folklore, set sometime in the 1980s in Wellington's Watch »

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CIRCUIT Activities

From 18-20 December CIRCUIT Director Mark Williams will be presenting at the conference Comparing Experimental Cinemas in Bangalore, India. The event proposes to facilitate the establishing of a network of exchange and support between moving image agencies largely based in the Asia-Pacific region.

From 20 December-4 January the Italian website will present the CIRCUIT programme Goodnight Kiwi, 12 videos designed for the broadcast graveyard of 2-4am, offering moments of aesthetic transformation, mass media critique or personal reflection arising from the effects of solitude and exhausted wakefulness. Artists: Daniel von Sturmer, Bryce Galloway, Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Miranda Parkes, Brit Bunkley, Mike Heynes, Ben Holmes, Gemma Syme, Clinton Watkins, Lydia Chai, NA Royal, Johannes Contag.

On 23 January CIRCUIT will present works by Tahi Moore, Gavin Hipkins, Andrew de Freitas and Phil Dadson at the Rotterdam Film Festival. Screenings will take place in video art distributors screening section and will be introduced by London-based curator Mercedes Vicente.  

Latest Commentary

CIRCUIT CAST Episode 18: Are you cuddling a Care Bear?

What were the best exhibitions of 2014? Best emerging artist? Best art writing? Did the public programme taken over the exhibition? Are you cuddling a Care Bear? Megan Dunn, Martin Patrick and host Mark Amery ask the important questions about the year that was, with email best-of's from Pod regular Read More »


CIRCUIT CAST Episode 17: Tahi Moore and Light Show

In this edition of CIRCUIT Cast we interview Tahi Moore about his recent show at Hopkinson Mossman Psyche Rebuild and 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 Read More »


CIRCUIT CAST Episode 16: an interview with Adnan Yildiz

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 Read More »

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