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Newsletter June 2018

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

Thursday 28 June, 7.30pm at The Pyramid Club in Wellington is Something Between Lightning and Thunder: Films by Jodie Mack and Fern Silva. Spanning modes of animation, documentary, narrative, ethnography, and special effects, the films of these two American-based artists traverse the complexities of global identity and its material and ethereal incantations. For fuller info see the Facebook event and film previews here. Presented by CIRCUIT and the Govett Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre.

Now on Masons Screen in Wellington until 4 July is Sandy Gibbs' Lighting an old flame (2017). A recreation of the lighting of the 1968 Olympic flame, an event that once inspired the artist as a youth, now recreated as a celebration of the older female body. Artists are welcome to submit works for this public art space to <>.


New Works Online

Crying Cliffs - Cat Auburn

10 min 15 sec / Sound

Amidst the languid wash of the ocean on shore, a moment of surreal transformation at Birdlings Flat, Banks Peninisula. Watch »


David Attenborough Presents The Commodification of Culture / A Culture of Commodification - Sam Hamilton

2 min 31 sec / Silent

"David Attenborough Presents: The History of Evolution / The Evolution of History (2014) is a silent single-take super 8 film work shot in East Oregon Watch »


The Rising Gale - Murray Hewitt

23 min 35 sec / Sound

The Rising Gale was originally presented as a live screening/performance for the Hutt Valley Public Arts Festival Common Ground (2017), curated by Watch »

More Works on Circuit »
Latest Commentary

This is Old Zeeland: CIRCUIT in Europe 2018

In the first week of May CIRCUIT presented three screenings of local artist moving works across venues in London, Germany and Belgium. Each host institution represented diverse models for presenting artists cinema, drawing on the structures of contemporary art, the international film festival and Read More »


Artists In Conversation #3 - Marie Shannon and Megan Dunn

"Let's see if we can make other people admit to having these mundane desires and pleasures" - Marie Shannon Read More »


Interview: Jodie Mack & Fern Silva

Welcome to Aotearoa New Zealand! What brings you to our fair shores?  Read More »

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