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Newsletter September 2019

In this issue
  1. CIRCUIT presents AURA Festival of Artist Moving Images
  2. New Works Online
  3. Latest Commentary
CIRCUIT presents AURA Festival of Artist Moving Images

CIRCUIT is proud to announce AURA Festival of Artists Moving Images - Wellington, 28 Sept-5 Oct 2019.

Incorporating screenings, installations and performance, AURA is a new annual festival dedicated to artists’ moving image. Presented by CIRCUIT with the support of Creative New Zealand, AURA 2019 takes place in Newtown, Wellington, and reflects on ideas of home, shared values and personal space.

Highlights of AURA 2019 include;

- Home Movies, a one-day installation of 20 artist videos in Newtown shops, businesses & cultural spaces

- A new documentary project by AURA 2019 artist-in-residence John Lake

- Personal Space, five new Artist Cinema Commissions by Atem Atong, Tanu Gago, Janet Lilo, Natasha Matila-Smith & Campbell Patterson

- Three new performance commissions by Louie Neale, Raewyn Martin, Anna Brimer & Max Fleury

- From Me To You, a one day Symposium on 5 October

Like the Facebook page, stay tuned for more announcements and info!

New Works Online

Coastal Flows, Coastal Incursions (documentation excerpt) - Alex Monteith

2 min 22 sec / Sound

A documentation excerpt from the installation of Coastal Flows / Coastal Incursions at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery in 2019. Watch »


The Valley (Trailer) - Gavin Hipkins

1 min 35 sec / Sound

Description: Single channel digital video and sound projection. Digital formats. 14 minutes Watch »


Beam Splitting - Ziggy Lever

9 min 38 sec / Silent

Shot by the artist from his kitchen window, Beam Splitting records the interferences of reflection and light onto a single viewpoint.  Watch »

More Works on Circuit »
Latest Commentary

CIRCUIT Cast Episode 78: an interview with Alex Monteith

In this career-spanning interview with Mark Williams, Alex Monteith discusses Coastal Flows / Coastal Incursions (2019), an ongoing project which brings together representatives of Iwi, South Island museums and researchers nationwide to revisit a collection of archaeological material from Te Mimi o Read More »


CIRCUIT presents AURA Festival of Artist Moving Images

CIRCUIT is proud to announce AURA Festival of Artists Moving Images - Wellington, New Zealand 28 Sept-5 Oct 2019. Read More »


Kā paroro o haumumu: Coastal Flows/Coastal Excursions, by Alex Monteith Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 01 June - 29 September 2019

'A great deal of New Zealand's archeological heritage is not beneath the soil, but instead is buried deep in the stores of museums and universities, waiting to be revisited.' - Gerard O'Regan Read More »

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