The Artists Cinema (2011-14)

Still from 2.5 kilometre mono action for a mirage (2011) Alex Monteith. Commissioned by CIRCUIT with the assistance of Creative New Zealand

An annual programme (2011-14) of short single channel works designed "to consciously respond to, comment on, interrupt and/or reflect on the cinema context". Based on a curatorial premise established by London agency LUX in 2006, and taken up by CIRCUIT. Artists: Alex Monteith, Gray Nicol, Sriwhana Spong, Phil Dadson, Sean Grattan, Steve Carr, Tahi Moore, Sorawit Songsataya, Miranda Parkes, Ronnie van Hout, Gavin Hipkins, Karin Hofko, Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Simon Denny, Gabriel White, Peter Wareing.

A compiled 'best-of' is available for hire. Contact director(at)

Previous Screenings:
LUX, London (2011)
Enjoy Gallery (2011)

Artspace/New Zealand Film Archive (2011)
Bangkok Experimental Film Festival (2011)

New Zealand Film Festival (2011, 2012, selected works 2013)
New Zealand Film Society (2012) 
SPARK, Hamilton (2014)
AUT, Auckland (2014)

A selection of commissioned works were published as a DVD with accompanying essays in 2011.