Podcast Archive: 2015

Posted: Dec 17, 2015
By
Mark Amery

From moving images to mob portraits to wonky pots; in this podcast our panel consider the most interesting events in the New Zealand art world of 2015. Host Mark Amery is joined by regulars Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh plus newbies Emma Bugden and Reuben Friend.

Posted: Dec 10, 2015
By
Mark Williams

How do we talk about what can’t be spoken? Thai artist Sutthirat Supaprinya discusses her recent installation at Toi Pōneke Arts Centre in Wellington entitled STEAL THIS BOOK. Reflecting on censorship, misinformation and buried histories, she talks about art’s role in illuminating the past and present.

Posted: Nov 12, 2015
By
Mark Williams

Women appear, but on whose terms? In this recording from the Experimenta Archive programme of the 2015 London Film Festival, Lucy Reynolds (artist, writer and Course Leader of MRes Art: Moving Image, Central Saint Martins) chairs a discussion on how women artists are represented in the history of experimental film.

Panellists include Charlotte Procter (Collections Manager of LUX & Member of the Cinenova Working Group), Maud Jacquin (independent scholar and writer) and Mark Williams (Director of CIRCUIT Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand) and co-curator of the Experimenta screening Joanna Margaret Paul: I am an open window.

Posted: Oct 29, 2015
By
Mark Williams

What is an artist-run space today? Mark Amery talks to Chloe Geoghegan, Director of Dunedin's Blue Oyster art project space about the evolution of the gallery, her previous role at Dog Park in Christchurch and Dunedin's new City Council-led arts precinct.

Posted: Oct 8, 2015
By
Mark Williams

On the phone from Sydney, Jae Hoon Lee talks to Mark Amery about showing his work in a hotel at the Spring 1883 art fair, how his practice draws on Eastern spiritual philosophy and his recent residency at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

Posted: Sep 24, 2015
By
Mark Williams

Art vs Architecture? Ego vs Id? In this pod we review Demented Architecture at City Gallery Wellington and discuss whether the show sets out to present the two disciplines as the best of enemies. Host Mark Amery is joined by regular guests Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh.

Posted: Aug 20, 2015
By
Mark Amery

Where does your mind go? Christina Read talks to Mark Amery about her installation The Brain, now on at Te Uru Waitakere which brings together 15 artists works in an idiosyncratic spatial and conceptual diagram of a brain.

Posted: Aug 6, 2015
By
Mark Amery

How does a film-maker respond to a poem? Nova Paul talks to Mark Amery about the making of her film Still Light and film maker Joanna Paul's 'radical simplicity'.

Still Light screens as part of Six Artists respond to the poetry of Joanna Margaret Paul, 7pm, Friday 14 August, Academy Cinema, Auckland. $10 or free with CIRCUIT symposium registration, at which Nova will speak about the work of Joanna Paul with Emma Bugden and Sandy Callister.

Posted: Jul 29, 2015
By
Mark Amery

“Someone puts (up) a British flag and says ‘there’s nothing here’”. Our latest podcast features Dirk de Bruyn, an Australian experimental film-maker and guest presenter at the upcoming CIRCUIT symposium A Genealogy of Moving Image Practice.

Posted: Jul 23, 2015
By
Mark Amery

Ahead of his presentation at the upcoming CIRCUIT symposium, Shannon Te Ao talks to Mark Amery about Joanna Paul, poetry and the politics of domestic space.

This years symposium takes place on Saturday 15 August at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland. Registration is $50. Shannon will be in conversation with Joyce Campbell. Book your place here.

Posted: Jul 9, 2015
By
Mark Amery

In this podcast Janine Randerson discusses her upcoming collaboration with CIRCUIT for the New Zealand Film Festival entitled Place Unmaking, featuring work by Alex Monteith, Richard Von Sturmer, Layne Waerea, Tim Wagg and others. We also discuss Randerson’s own practice of collaborating with scientists and engineers.  

Posted: Jun 27, 2015
By
Mark Amery

In conjunction with her show at Enjoy Gallery I thought I would of climbed more mountains by now, Bridget Reweti (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi) discusses lost utopias, her singing lessons and how Maori have adapted new spiritual movements.

Your host is Mark Amery, Music by Tlaotlon. Supported by Creative New Zealand

Posted: May 25, 2015
By
Mark Amery

"I'm more interested in shows with smaller budgets but bigger ideas".

Posted: May 13, 2015
By
Mark Amery

“I wanted to be very ambitious at a time when it looked like the economy was collapsing”. 

Posted: Apr 28, 2015
By
Mark Amery

How important is the gallery exhibition to the work? In this podcast Mark Amery talks to pioneer pop artist and conceptualist Billy Apple about his survey at Auckland Art Gallery The Artist Has to Live Like Everybody Else. Apple reflects on his collaboration with Nam Jun Paik, his willingness to be cloned and his work with agencies from Saatchi and Saatchi to Womens Refuge.

 

Posted: Apr 16, 2015
By
Mark Amery

What makes a group of works an exhibition? How does one translate a public art action into the gallery? How does art give witness to catastrophe? These and other big questions on this CIRCUIT CAST as Emil Dryburgh, Mark Jackson and host Mark Amery review the recent St Paul St show Invisible Energy.

Posted: Apr 2, 2015
By
Mark Amery

What makes a video a performance? In this podcast Mark Amery interviews Denise Batchelor and Erica Sklenars about their work in the The Performance Arcade, an annual festival of “installation, performance art, sonic art, audio-visual art, interactive media, culinary art and live music” presented in shipping containers on the Wellington waterfront.

Posted: Mar 19, 2015
By
Mark Amery

In our first pod for 2015 we discuss the online component of The Drowned World, an exhibition of student work curated by Daniel Satele for Tautai Pacific Arts Trust. Featuring panellists Claudia Arozqueta, Thomasin Sleigh and host Mark Amery.