Wellington

Dec 11, 2020 to Feb 13, 2021
11:00AM
Enjoy Contemporary Art Space, 211 Left Bank
Wellington

Opening Thursday 10 December, 5.30pm

JustUs is a new solo exhibition by Te-Upoko-o-te-Ika based artist Chevron Hassett. Drawing from his experiences growing up in Te Awakairangi/Lower Hutt, Hassett has developed a photographic installation that explores the lived realities and representation of Māori men in contemporary Aotearoa.

Oct 30, 2020
7:00PM
The Pyramid Club
Wellington

The Sound of Seeing is a series of three film screenings which present an alternative history of Aotearoa experimental music, seen through the prism of artists film and video 1973-2020.

Presented by CIRCUIT and Epic Sweep Records in association with The Pyramid Club, all of the films demonstrate an instrumental relationship between sound and image.

Oct 9, 2020
7:00PM
Enjoy Contemporary Art Space
Wellington

Alongside Laura Duffy’s solo exhibition !ERROR!, JOIN US as we mutually explore the MARVELS of gnostic literature and our potential as POETIC beings, with Tāmaki Makaurau-based artist and writer Owen Connors. JOIN US for a generative writing and drawing workshop that will unravel the MYSTERIES of JOY, the DIVINE and the manifesting of DESIRE. JOIN US with your own drawing/writing material and an OPENABLE MIND!

A light dinner and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.

Oct 2, 2020 to Oct 31, 2020
Rita Angus Cottage, Thorndon, Wellington
Wellington

APPLICATIONS DUE 11:59 PM, FRIDAY 31 OCTOBER

Enjoy Contemporary Art Space is calling for applications to our 2021 summer residency programme, taking place from 1 February–14 March 2021. This is an opportunity for contemporary art practitioners to develop a project to be realised with Enjoy’s support, while working in Pōneke Wellington at the historic Rita Angus cottage and studio.

Oct 8, 2020
12:00PM
Adam Art Gallery, Gate 3 Kelburn Parade
Wellington

For our second lunchtime discussion, Auckland-based curator and writer Becky Hemus, co-founder of May Fair Art Fair, talks about the challenges of moving the inaugural young artists’ fair to an online format in the extraordinary context of Covid-19. Involving 20 ‘booths’ housing the work of 32 artists, Hemus will introduce May Fair’s aspirations to rethink the traditional art fair stand, including new ways of working more collaboratively, remunerating artists, selling artworks and commissioning associated writing.

Oct 1, 2020
12:00PM
Adam Art Gallery, Gate 3 Kelburn Parade
Wellington

We commence our October lunchtime talks with two sessions inspired by 19 Gallery, a model exhibition space housing a suite of miniature artworks produced by 19 contemporary artists. For the first Tane Moleta, Senior Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Digital Design Technologies at Victoria University, will discuss An Architecture of the Sea, a virtual exhibition involving writer Kerry Hines and artists Mizuho Nishioka and Wayne Barrar which was recently produced for ARS Electronica 2020.

Oct 23, 2020 to Oct 24, 2020
Pātaka Art + Museum
Wellington

This year's AURA Festival of Moving Images is presented by CIRCUIT in association with Pātaka Art + Museum, Porirua.

AURA 2020 presents a focussed dialogue between 5 new artist works and a 1 day academic symposium. 

Oct 23, 2020
6:30PM
Pātaka Art + Museum
Wellington

The premiere of CIRCUIT’s 2020 Artist Cinema Commissions at Pātaka Art + Museum on 23 October includes the premiere of new works by Rangituhia Hollis, Ana Iti, Alex Monteith, Sione Monu and Gary-Ross Pastrana.

Curated by Singapore-based academic and curator David Teh, each artist was given two concepts as prompts from which to create a new work. 

Oct 24, 2020
9:45AM
Pātaka Art + Museum
Wellington

Presented by CIRCUIT in association with Pātaka Art + Museum, Porirua. Saturday 24 October, 2020.

Convened by David Teh (Singapore), Keynote by Dr. Carl Mika (Aotearoa)
$40 Waged / $10 Students
Register here (pre-registration includes a light lunch)

Sep 18, 2020 to Oct 24, 2020
11:00AM
211 Left Bank, Te Aro, Wellington
Wellington

For !ERROR! Pōneke-based moving image artist Laura Duffy has invited artists to dance in front of a green screen set up, and transported them to another, limitless, realm.

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