• Minimum viable product (inside game)

      Schroder, Mark Bernard (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Minimum Viable Product (Inside Game) is an installation based research project focused on the creation of amalgam environments. Such environments function as contradictory transitory heterotopia. Sourced, initially, from ...
    • MO2NEI: #SWWDT! *see what we did there*

      Palalagi, Cerisse Fiahau (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      MO2NEI : #SWWDT! *see what we did there* seeks to explore notion of coded languages used in text messaging and online social networking, in relation to the way in which the English language has been modified and adapted ...
    • Modes of Adaptation: Identifying Matriarchal Influences in Art Making and Translating Knowledge Through Spatial Apparatuses

      Andy, Sosefina (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This research practice focuses on articulating the role of craft making as a mode of adaptation that is driven by a set of generational knowledge passed down from my ancestors. The instrumental translation of knowledge ...
    • The mystery of Z

      Jones, Ryder (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Z is a name created by the project to collect and follow what it perceives as indelible, a situation with resounding atmosphere: - The snap of an unripe nectarine, its dulled sweetness. -The posture of a praying mantis, ...
    • The object of labour: unuseless acts of an itinerant nature

      Pearson, Amber Claire (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This project explores the embodiment of physical forms engaged in futile acts of labour. It investigates the territories that operate between our conscious bodies and the mute and unfeeling realm of the object, opening up ...
    • Of other states: dislocating space for affect

      Danko, Timothy John (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      There is an everyday (sometimes public) ‘first’ existence that requires and demands our attention but beside this primary experience there is also a secondary existence that we access. We open this secondary experience to ...
    • On Returning to the Sea: Towards Belonging Through Land, Language, & Tactile Storytelling

      Walker, Arielle (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Stories are intrinsically connected to acts of making with fibre. Customary knowledge is passed down in stories, songs, conversations held over the extraction of muka, the spinning of wool, the weaving of harakeke, the ...
    • Patterns and motifs in the Va: a Samoan concept of a space between

      Clayton, Leanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This project is an exploration of the endless negotiation of the va, the relationships that consistently define and redefine themselves in the space between two cultures. The va consists of relationships between people and ...
    • People I know

      Lawrence, Carolyn Marie Firkin (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      People I Know is a conceptual visual arts project which involves collecting and archiving information with the intention of extending the notion of portraiture and identity beyond the frame of the body. The collection is ...
    • Perception and expectation: You can perceive my paintings, but my paintings can't perceive you

      Yamamoto, Norito (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      Improvisation is generally understood to mean something that is created by spontaneity. It may result in something unexpected or an unplanned act. In this work, I define improvisation more specifically as action which only ...
    • Photography and instability: rhythms of reflections and repetitions in space

      Skipper, Gemma (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This visual arts project constructs multiple series of individual, but intimately related, analogue photographs that describe public ‘natural’ environments, located amongst residential and light industrial areas. As such, ...
    • Planting Lilac, An Investigation of Flower Gardens and Object-based Installation as Metaphors of One Another

      Harris, Deborah (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      This research explores gardening and object-based installation as ‘likeminded’ systems that could be understood as metaphoric of one another in their consideration of colour, texture, and aesthetic arrangements of things ...
    • A Practice of Practise

      Worrall-Bader, Eloise (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This project, A Practice of Practise is just that a practice; in relation to my overarching ‘art practice’ of practise; a regular and repetitive attempt at making with clay. The research explores how practise-orientated ...
    • Pure potentialities: exploring the transcendental or spiritual moment within immanent experience

      Karbhari, Tinaz Jal (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This practice-­based art project explores the idea of potential transformation(s) in relation to spirituality, through the theoretical contexts of affect theory, immanence, smooth space and becoming. Underpinning this ...
    • Reimagining Maori identity in Art

      Wickliffe, Cora-Allan (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project explores the art environment as a constructor of identity and a potential site of misrepresentation in relation to indigenous identities. These representations have created a viewing perception, and lend ...
    • Silent injunctions: tactics for criminal intent or creative liability?

      Waerea, Layne (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This visual arts project explores the socio-legal terrain of the everyday. Through a series of interventions, in sites of public and private space, this project seeks to employ tactics that nudge at, and therefore test, ...
    • Sound/Site: Sound as Articulation of Form and Event

      Morrison, Sam (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This project is a performance based exploration of the interaction between site and sound. It has aimed to use a focus on sound production as a catalyst for opening up alternate ways of reading, mapping and experiencing ...
    • Spectra to spectre: an art exploration on the margins of the visible

      Mitchell, Dane (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This project is an extension of ongoing enquiries in my professional art practice, and explores ephemeral phenomena on the threshold of perceptibility. In particular the project investigates a form of ‘plastic invisibility’, ...
    • Story telling as koha: consolidating community memories

      Tanoai, Tuafale (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This project will explore a fusion of Tangata Whenua and Pacific perspectives within a performance installation framework. I intend to juxtapose community narratives within a video art form. I will explore the recording ...
    • The curator's room: visceral reflections from within the museum

      Osborne, Michelle Anne Louise (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      In the way of museums, certain things have been collected and assembled for a display, a truth, in the form of a private room in which resides the dream world of the curator. Then, as the visual expression of this inner ...