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Newsletter March 2016

In this issue
  1. CIRCUIT Activity Round-up
  2. New Works Online
  3. Masons Screen - call for proposals
  4. Latest Commentary
CIRCUIT Activity Round-up

The Kalampag Tracking Agency: 30 years of Filipino Artists' Video screens at the Audio Foundation, Auckland 8pm, Thursday 24 March and The Pyramid Club, Wellington at 8pm, Thursday 31 March. $10 entry. Presented by artist Shireen Seno (currently showing her film at APT) this is an terrific programme spanning a wealth of avant-garde practice forged under the rule of dictatorship. This will be a great screening - don't miss!

Jim Allen's News, a collaboration between Jim Allen and Mark Harvey continues at the Blue Oyster Gallery until 2 April. Thanks to Blue Oyster for being such great hosts for the show.

CIRCUIT's inaugural international artist-in-residence is Alexandre Larose (CAN). Alex has been working for the past three months in St Bathans. Next week we'll be dropping him at the airport en route to Montreal, we look forward to premiering his new work back in NZ in 2016.

New Works Online

Stepping Into Social Waters: A Video Essay on the Waiwhetu Stream - Johanna Mechen

20 min 40 sec / Sound

"Stepping Into Social Waters is a photographically derived micro history - an imaginative weaving of moving image - of fact and fiction, which begins Watch »


I am a wee bit stumped (Fourth Test - Tell me about it: re-remix wrap) - Mark Harvey

20 min 19 sec / Sound

"(transformer in recall, seeking supported recall)" - Artist Statement Watch »


how to water the roses (8) - Jo Bragg

5 min 56 sec / Sound

how to water the roses (8), September 2015 Watch »

More Works on Circuit »
Masons Screen - call for proposals

Artists are invited to submit proposals for Masons Screen, a 24 hour public screen for artist’s video in Wellington. Supported by Wellington City Council and programmed by CIRCUIT, Masons Screen is located between the Terrace and Lambton Quay, and draws a daily audience of several thousand commuters. Operational since late December 2015, previous artists have included Terry Urban, Denise Batchelor and Laura Duffy, each of whom have shown for 1 month.

Three video works are sought for the months of October-November-December 2016. An Artist Fee of $500 will be awarded to each successful artist. Full details on how to apply can be found here.

Previous artists include Denise Batchelor and Terry Urbahn. Laura Duffy's Food fat insanity (2015) continues until 4 April. The next artist is Jordana Bragg.

Latest Commentary

Summer Reading Series #4: Henry Davidson on Juliet Carpenter's Ingénue

“Lie at twilight down among the grass, Read More »


CIRCUIT CAST Episode 39: Angela Tiatia survey at Māngere Arts Centre

How does a gallery best serve it’s public? How does a gallery best serve an artist? In this podcast Ema Tavola, Judy Darragh, and host Mark Amery find many resonances in the work of Angela Tiatia, but lament the missed opportunities in a survey at Māngere Arts Centre.  Read More »


10 works from NZ female artists you might have missed

It's international Women's Day folks, and to celebrate we put together this collection of 10 works by women that have not yet appeared in any of CIRCUIT's curatorial programming thus far. Which doesn't mean they won't in the future, or you couldn't do it, of course! Ok! Let's begin. Read More »

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