Podcast Archive: 2018

Posted: Aug 17, 2018
By
Mark Williams

“The terrorist spectacle accommodates a dirtier game underneath”
- Johan Grimonprez.

Belgian artist Johan Grimonprez discusses his films Blue Orchids (2017) and Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y (1997), showing at City Gallery Wellington as part of the exhibition Iconography Of Revolt.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018
By
Mark Williams

“There's something inevitably fascistic about a perfect world” - Stella Brennan.

UK academic Sean Cubitt joins Stella Brennan and host Mark Amery to discuss Stella's recent show at Trish Clark gallery Object Permanence, technological utopias and "responding to the ancestors that we’ve locked up."

Posted: Jul 25, 2018
By
Mark Williams

“If the essay film has become a trope…and these strategies that we’re using have become formulaic, how do we negotiate our way through that?” - Gavin Hipkins.

In the fourth of our conversation series Sonya Lacey and Gavin Hipkins discuss a shared interest in failed utopias, the moving image as a distribution mode of sculpture and working methodologies. Hosted by Mark Amery.

Posted: May 15, 2018
By
Mark Williams

"Let's see if we can make other people admit to having these mundane desires and pleasures" - Marie Shannon

In this pod host Thomasin Sleigh welcomes Marie Shannon and Megan Dunn for an extended discussion about Marie's survey at the Adam Art Gallery Rooms Found Only In The Home, Megan's new book Tinderbox, navigating the decisive moment, the plight of the submerging artist, and being subversive... but in a mild way.

Posted: Mar 26, 2018
By
Mark Amery

“I would like to see thinking understood as a materiality.” - Bridget Riggir-Cuddy

On the occasion of the exhibition Starling recently installed at Artspace, artist Sorawit Songsataya and Artspace Assistant Curator Bridget Riggir-Cuddy sit down to unpack their six-year collaborative relationship, the ethics of making, and post-humanist theory. With podcast host Mark Amery.

Posted: Mar 13, 2018
By
Mark Williams

It doesn't matter if you're in a bloody gallery or not as long as you're making stuff" - Phil Dadson.