Circuit Podcast

Posted Apr 12, 2021
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“I can only speak from my aspiration of how I want to see the world... and the art institution that I want to be involved in” - Nigel Borrell

What is the past, the present moment and potential futures for Māori within the art gallery? Three curators discuss; listen to Nigel Borrell (Pirirākau, Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Te Whakatōhea, former curator Māori at Auckland Art Gallery, Puawai Cairns (Ngāti Pūkenga, Ngāti Ranginui, and Ngāiterangi), Director Audience and Insight at Te Papa and Karl Chitham (Ngā Puhi, Te Uriroroi), Director, the Dowse Art Museum.

Posted Apr 27, 2014
By Mark Amery

This month’s CIRCUIT CAST is on the road; from Wellington Martin Patrick, Thomasin Sleigh and Mark Amery discuss Simon Starling’s In Speculuum, in Auckland Te Tuhi Director James McCarthy talks about his new job as Van Driver/Wrestler for the Maldives Exodus Caravan Show; while in Dunedin performance and video artist Samin Son discusses his Blue Oyster residency and the possibility of leaving New Zealand for pastures new.

Posted Mar 10, 2014
By Mark Amery

It's the first CIRCUIT Cast for 2014! In this months pod we talk to Australian artist Nathan Gray about his decision to withdraw from this years Sydney Biennale, just hours before the Biennale ended it's association with controversial sponsor Transfield Holdings.

Posted Dec 16, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this final 2013 pod we discuss the years highlights from the merry environs of an Irish pub. And why not, eh? Between the clink of pool balls and Dire Straits' Walk of Life host Mark Amery attempts to extract guest picks for the 2014 Walters Prize from guests Abby Cunnane (vodka/tonic), Michelle Menzies (light ale), Megan Dunn (vodka/tonic) and Martin Patrick (light ale). Does he succeed?

Posted Nov 8, 2013
By Mark Amery

This month it's a noisy old pod as host Mark Amery gives Sound Full at City Gallery Wellington a decidely mixed response only to be rebutted by guests Martin Patrick and Sophie Jerram; we talk to Dr Max Schleser co-founder of MINA , the Mobile Innovation Network Aotearoa about their upcoming symposium and mobile technology in contemporary art; then we round off by dialing up Rebecca Hobbs in Auckland where her show

Posted Oct 1, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this CIRCUIT CAST; host Mark Amery talks abut Francis Alÿs' REEL-UNREEL, recently seen at the Adam Art Gallery, dOCUMENTA and on the artists website. Guests Martin Patrick (writer, academic) and Bronwyn Holloway-Smith (artist) discuss.

Posted Aug 12, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this months edition of CIRCUIT CAST the pod deliver an extended onsite discussion from the Auckland Art Fair. Host Mark Amery is joined by Andrew Clifford (Curator, Gus Fisher Gallery) and visiting ex-patriate Serena Bentley (Curator, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne). In part 1 the pod discuss the Art Fair's place in the wider art ecology and wonder where are all the dealers this year? In part 2 they reflect on highlights, and in part 3 they address the puzzling absence of the moving image in this years event.

Posted Jun 27, 2013
By Mark Amery

In this months CIRCUIT podcast your host Mark Amery welcomes Dick Whyte, who offers a brief and bruising shakedown on Warhol at Te Papa before discussing his remake of Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, drawn from over 400 You Tube fan videos.

Posted May 20, 2013
By Mark Amery

NZ's finest art podcast returns! This month; the Auckland Triennial has kicked off promising a glimpse of Auckland's future - but does it deliver? Andrew Clifford reports. Down in the capital Thomasin Sleigh and Michelle Menzies look at Samin Son TV; no doubt a fierce live performer but does it work on video?

Posted Apr 18, 2013
By Mark Amery

CRITICS & CRITICISM: This month Mark Amery & guests address the vexed issue of Criticism in New Zealand and Australia. Has the proliferation of new art forms made it difficult to critique art? How do we develop bold young critical voices? Should we fight for space in the shrinking profit margins of the newspaper? Should we simply pitch our tent in a friendly corner of the internet? 

Posted Mar 1, 2013
By Mark Amery

CIRCUIT CAST - Today we launch our monthly podcast of discussion and review, CIRCUIT CAST.

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