Circuit Podcast

Posted Sep 23, 2021
By Thomasin Sleigh

Artists' Moving Image in the pandemic era—a glut of compromise or new horizons for exhibition and accessibility? Three curators and arts professionals discuss a shift from showing in small towns, major cities, and institutions to the online space, and what the future might bring.

Posted Oct 20, 2014
By Mark Amery

In this months CIRCUIT Cast; William Kentridge’s The Refusal of Time is discussed in front of a live audience at City Gallery Wellington by host Mark Amery, panellists Thomasin Sleigh and Martin Patrick and an audience member; in part 2 we talk to Simon Denny mid-install for The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom at the Adam Art Gallery, and in part 3 we begin a new monthly feature on artist-run s

Posted Sep 19, 2014
By Mark Amery

In this podcast our panel dissect Gavin Hipkins’ feature film adaptation of Samuel Butler’s 1872 novel Erewhon, asking what message Butler and Hipkins have for us in 2014? In Part 2 we talk to RAMP Gallery Director Kim Paton about the vibrant SPARK media arts festival in Hamilton.

Your host as always is Mark Amery, with guests Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh.

Watch a trailer for Gavin Hipkins' film Erewhon here.

Posted Aug 9, 2014
By Mark Amery

Ahead of the upcoming CIRCUIT symposium Locating the Practice, this months CIRCUIT CAST talks to keynote George Clark (Tate Modern) about Camille Henrot and all the exciting screenings, talks and events. In part two, another LTP guest, Simon Rees, discusses the next three years of Govett-Brewster Art Gallery programming and offers a few international perspectives on the contemporary NZ art scene.

The screening of It for Others at the CIRCUIT symposium has been made possible with the assistance of the British Council.


Posted Jul 17, 2014
By Mark Amery

This CIRCUIT CAST Mark Amery joins Martin Patrick and Thomasin Sleigh at the Tongan contemporary survey Tonga ‘i Onopooni at Pataka. In Part 2 Kim Pieters walks Mark through her survey What is a life? at the Adam Art Gallery. In part 3, in mid-install of her group show with the Mata Aho collective Kaokao, Terri Te Tau discusses sending her installation work Unregistered and Unwarranted to Eyebeam in New York.

Posted Jun 5, 2014
By Mark Amery

In the pod this month our critical panel finds much to celebrate in Peter Wareing's Stuggorings and Fijetterings at Enjoy Gallery, we visit Seung Yul Oh mid-install of his 10 year survey MOAMOA at City Gallery Wellington and we dial up curator Mercedes Vicente on a crackly line in Spain to discuss her Art and Social Change research residency in India, subsequent exhibitions in Christ

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 guests Abby Cunnane, Michelle Menzies, Megan Dunn, Martin Patrick and host Mark Amery gather in an Irish pub to discuss the years highlights both in moving image and elsewhere.

Artists discussed include Jacqueline Fraser, G. Bridle, Dan Arps, Kushana Bush, Yvonne Todd, Joanna Paul, Julian Dashper, Gavin Hipkins.

Posted Nov 8, 2013
By Mark Amery

This month Mark Amery gives Sound Full at City Gallery Wellington a decidely mixed response - "sound and fury signifying nothing" - only to be rebutted by guests Martin Patrick "I feel like we went to different shows" and Sophie Jerram. They discuss work by Marco Fusinato, Phil Dadson, Eugene Hansen and Jenny Gillam. They discuss metaphysics and spirituality in art, with Patrick summarising Dadson's work as "interior space affected by the sensory". They discuss the public gallery as a communal space.

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.