Thick Cinema is a cinema screening of five new works by contemporary New Zealand artists; Fiona Amundsen, John Di Stefano, Sam Hamilton, Kim Pieters, Joyce Campbell. Curated by Mercedes Vicente and commissioned by CIRCUIT Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand with the support of Creative New Zealand.
Each artist in Thick Cinema was asked to make a work of up to 10 minutes which considered the role of the body and sensorial experience in cinematic intelligibility and meaning. Shot in New Zealand, Japan, USA and Italy, the five resulting works engage variously with the legacy of fascism, the sexual union of eels, public gardens, the sunset and memory.
The CIRCUIT Artist Cinema Commissions are an annual programme produced by CIRCUIT. This Auckland Premiere screening is presented for free in association with Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery.
Tuesday 12 December, 7pm
The Theatre, Lopdell House, 418 Titirangi Rd