Masons Screen

Masons Screen is an outdoor 24-hour public screen for artists' videos.

Supported by Wellington City Council and programmed by CIRCUIT Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand, Masons Screen presents a new artist’s work each month.

The screen is located on Masons Lane – a pedestrian walkway between The Terrace and Lambton Quay.

Call for proposals

A call for new works is issued via CIRCUIT and Wellington City Council. Works must be made by a Wellington-based or affiliated artist, or as part of a project in the Wellington region.

To keep up to date with deadlines, subscribe to our monthly City Arts Panui e-newsletter.

A still from Maori Lane by Layne Waerea.

Maori Lane: Oct 08, 2012 (2012), Layne Waerea.

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Current video

Maori Lane: Oct 08, 2012 (2012)

Artist: Layne Waerea
Date: 15 August - 11 September
30 seconds, Digital Video, Sound

A chalk inscription on an Auckland road is worn away by passing cars. Layne Waerea is an Auckland-based artist and former lawyer whose practice questions assumptions of ownership and title. 

A woman's face pushes against a mesh and blows a bubble.

Cast Movements: Leitmotif – Florence Wild

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Upcoming video

Cast Movements: Leitmotif (2017) 

Artist: Florence Wild
Date: 12 September - 9 October
10 minutes 51 seconds, Digital Video, Silent

Proposed as an intervention in Masons Lane, Cast Movements: Leitmotif offers a gentle distraction from everyday routine and digital connectivity. Florence Wild is a New Zealand artist currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Past projects

  • Ziggy Lever, Beam Splitting (2017)
  • Cinton Watkins, Feedback (2010)
  • Judy Darragh, Tunnel of Love (2003)
  • Kate Walker, Cloudship (2018)
  • Bent, Art for no-one (2014)
  • John Chrisstoffels, Ritornello (2018)
  • Miranda Bellamy, Drip, release, in complete memory (2018)
  • Talia Smith, The light between two points (2018)
  • Martin Rumsby, Sojourns (2018)
  • Dilohana Lekamge, Pilot - Gilmore Girls: Season 1, Episode 1 (2018)
  • Elizabeth Pointon, A Guide To: Effective Implementation of Self-Service (2017)
  • Aydriannah Tuiali’i (Ngā Puhi/Ngāti Hāmoa),Kōwhai (2017)
  • Sam Hamilton, More of less Rubbish (2017)
  • Sandy Gibbs, Lighting an old Flame (2017)
  • Mark Harvey, Let's Go! (2017)
  • Claire Harris, Beseated (2017)
  • Christina Read, The Brain My Brain (2017)
  • Lara Lindsay-Parker, Sad @ the beach (2017)
  • Matilda Fraser, The Eight Hours Plan (2017)
  • Guillaume Cailleau, Funktionslust (2017)
  • Anna Iti, All the way to Te Rerenga Wairua (2017)
  • Sriwhana Spong, Learning Duets (2012) / Beach Study (2012)
  • Melissa Irving, being-(t)here (2012)
  • Robyn Jordaan, The Present Continuous (2016)
  • Mike Ting, Kind of Blue (2016)
  • Sam Norton, Untitled 3 (2015)
  • Aliyah Winter, Eli Jenkins Prayer (2015)
  • Hugh Chesterman, i am who i am (who am i?) (2016)
  • Chris Ulutupu, Ladies (2016)
  • Kate Woods, Water Feature (2016)
  • Mike Heynes, Location!… location? (2016)
  • Sarah Jane Parton, The Best Trick (Everyone Smiles at Hotel Smile) (2016)
  • Bridget Reweti, Mana Tū, Mana Toa, Mana Ake Ake (2015)
  • Gabrielle Amodeo, Slow and mournfully; slow and sad; slow and solemnly (2013)
  • Caroline Johnston, Songs about PLEASE REMOVE (2014)
  • Heather Hayward, Les Mills Gym (2014)
  • Erica Sklenars, Popsicle (2011)
  • Jordana Bragg, How to water the roses (3) (2015)
  • Laura Duffy, Food fat insanity (2015)
  • Terry Urbahn, Don't Die Until Later (2013)
  • Denise Batchelor, Stranded (2015)

More information

Meredith Robertshawe, Senior Arts Advisor

Phone 021 227 8207
Email meredith.robertshawe@wcc.govt.nz