Leisure Week 2017 - Gallery undergoing changeover shows 1-7 April at Aratoi Museum of Art and Culture, Masterton. Featuring works by Clinton Watkins, Christina Read and Layne Waerea, Leisure Week infuses the NZ sublime with land rights, digital distortion and a DIY approach to absorbing culture and ideas.
Taiwanese artist Tzu-an Wu presents a screening of work in Wellington on Fri 21 April. Exploring intersections between social narratives and the construction of the self, Wu’s work is a saturated palette of colour and performance. He holds a BA in Gender and Cultural Studies from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan and an MA in Media Studies from The New School, New York, and works in the counter culture zine group Post-Motherism. Screening at at The Pyramid Club, Wellington.
Sam Hamilton's exhibition Standard Candles shows at the Portland Art Museum from 25 March-12 August. As part of the exhibition Sam will screen his 2016 feature film Apple Pie, an “ambitious conceptual and aesthetic experience of the cosmos and our solar system”. Apple Pie was co-produced by CIRCUIT.
CIRCUIT's monthly artist meeting group the CIRCUIT Critical Forum is now established at The Physics Room (Christchurch) and the Adam Art Gallery (Wellington) for 2017. We will restart the Auckland group shortly with our friends at Artspace.