This past month we launched a new 2018 podcast series Artists in Conversation, which presents long form discussion between artists and a collaborator or peer, moderated by host Mark Amery. We're very pleased with the results which delve into much deeper questions around practice. Hear Phil Dadson with Sean Kerr, and Sorawit Songsataya with Bridget Riggir-Cuddy.
On Wellington's public art video space Masons Lane right now is Christina Read's The Brain My Brain (2016). Read Thomasin Sleigh's essay on the three commissions for 2017/18, and how they addressed questions of art in the public sphere. Artists are welcome to submit exisiting works for 2018 programme. See details here.
The remarkable surge of interest in Joanna Margaret Paul continues with a recent screening of Through a Different Lens / Film Work by Joanna Margaret Paul at The Cinema Museum, London and the inclusion of two works in Marian Evans' group show This Joyous, Chaotic Place: He Waiata Tangi–ā–Tahu (2018) now on at Mokopōpaki Gallery, Auckland until 14 April.
Upcoming; In May we are presenting numerous activities in Europe. On 3 May at Whitechapel Gallery, London we present the international premiere of Thick Cinema, our 2017 programme of Artist Cinema Commissions, which features new work by Fiona Amundsen, John Di Stefano, Sam Hamilton, Kim Pieters, Joyce Campbell. Curated by Mercedes Vicente, the programme will be followed by a discussion between Vicente, CIRCUIT Director Mark Williams and our 2017 curator-at-large George Clark.