Friday 16 April 2021, 6:00pm

Opening and Launch: Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns

Date Friday 16 April 2021
Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location Artspace Aotearoa, 292 Karangahape Rd
Entry Free and open to all
Part of Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns with Rangituhia Hollis, Ana Iti, Alex Monteith, Sione Monu and Gary-Ross Pastrana

Artspace Aotearoa is proud to present the third programme in our cinema; Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns, Curated by David Teh and commissioned by CIRCUIT.

Featuring artists Rangituhia Hollis, Ana Iti, Alex Monteith, Sione Monu and Gary-Ross Pastrana, Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns is the sixth edition of CIRCUIT’s annual Artist Cinema Commissions. Over several months of research and dialogue with CIRCUIT’s director and network, the curator selected five artists, each of whom were asked to respond to the curatorial brief with a work of 10-15 minutes for cinema presentation.

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The opening on Friday 16 April will also include the launch of the 2021 CIRCUIT Reader: Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns, featuring texts and conversations from the 2020 CIRCUIT Symposium by David Teh, Dr. Carl TH Mika, Sorawit Songsataya, Lana Lopesi, Dr. Greg Dvorak, Dr. David Chesworth, Ana Iti, Andrew Clifford, AURA Student Critical Forum (Meleseini Faleafa, Ilena Shadbolt, Kate Donald, Lucy Jessep, Matt Tini). The reader will be available as a free pdf download.