A podcast from the archives and new long-read essay
We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Billy Apple. Mark Amery spoke to Apple for CIRCUIT Cast on the occasion of his 2015 exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery—take this opportunity listen to his insights about the show.
We're also thinking of our Auckland whānau, still in level four lockdown. A long-read suggestion for time spent at home is Hamish Win's new essay, Sonya Lacey: Noise as Method, on ten years of work by this Walters Prize-nominated artist.
Sione Monū at Edinburgh Film Festival
In August, Sione Monū's work Only Yesterday (2020) was screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival's Shorts: Visions programme. This work was commissioned for CIRCUIT's 2020 Artist Cinema Commissions and it's great to see it receiving continued international exposure.
Joanna Margaret Paul in Ōtepoti
Last month we screened Six Artists Respond to Joanna Margaret Paul in collaboration with the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Several of Paul's video works continue to screen in the major exhibition, Imagined in the Context of a Room until 14 November.
This month, Masons Screen, the public video art screen in Pōneke's CBD, is showing Phil Dadson's 2020 work Am I Dreaming?. "Ruminations on the land, arid and beautiful, with little evidence of life."—artist's statement.