• 10 Bowen St.

      Leitch, Fran (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This project is a site specific based exploration into the boundaries between the domestic home and the navigation of the anxious corporeal body which dwells in the space. These connections open up ways of mapping anxiety ...
    • Borderline acts

      Mitchell, Tessa Leonelle (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Borderline Acts explores the blurred line between fact, fiction and fabrication in the construction of self – via the artist’s own personal and family histories and her evolving role(s) through pregnancy to early parenthood. ...
    • Displaced legacies: folded time and space for an architecture of becoming

      Wei, Fang-Yun (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This research project is a hybrid between art and architecture; it sits in the realm of conceptual architecture, and is taken from the inspiration and practices between art and architecture; such as drawing, and photography. ...
    • Drawing by the light of the screen: the transfiguration of virtual architecture

      Walker, Anika (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This practice-led art project interrogates virtual architectural space and its impact upon spatial representation in traditional drawing. Taking the virtual architectural model as subject, a drawing practice is developed ...
    • Hesitating performance

      Harris, Brent (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This research project participates in the genre of Performance art. It explores performativity in relation to Emmanuel Levinas' formulation of two interlacing modes of language, the ethical saying and the ontological, ...
    • Holding the digital mirror up to nature - a practice-as-research project exploring digital media techniques in live theatre

      Brannigan, Ross (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Is an actor performing live if that actor is out of sight in the wings and appears on stage as a computer-mediated representation? Is co-presence with such a mediated embodiment problematic for the performer? This project ...
    • In the company of strangers: Negotiating the parameters of indeterminacy; A study of the roaming body and departure in urban spaces

      Baker , Mike (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This performance-based project scrutinizes indeterminacy as a mediating force impinging upon our behaviour and its subsequent impact on the nature and constituency of engagements and dialogue between people in urban spaces. ...
    • Kinetoscopic City: A Spatial Archival Recollection of an Urban Spectacle As an Immersive Cinematic Bi-location

      Wimalaratne, Shawn (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This creative research thesis approaches Fort Lane and its relative precinct as an invitation to reimagine, remap and rewrite the city as a kinetoscope2 arcade. Here, as a precursor to contemporary cinema, offered a new ...
    • Making sense of no body

      Wood, Becca (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This Masters in Art and Design investigates a performance strategy for the deterritorialization of the body, mind and space as they intersect the digital screen image. The reconfiguration of the sensing system as the body ...
    • Performing event in the everyday: regeneration as art

      Curham, Sean (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The project asks 'is it through the everyday, the seemingly banal and inconsequential that change can be engaged with?' This research question is formed through a consideration of my performance practice in relation ...
    • Peripheral Atmospheres: A native bird centre for the Manukau Harbour

      Lowe, Andrew Benjamin (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Our peripheral experiences are an agency for the inter-personal. In this practice-led research, light, movement, and textural surfaces become crucial in peripheral engagement in producing an ‘ecology of we’ (Baek, 2016, ...
    • Reconfiguring dwelling: A spatial explorations of surface and surface depth projection as a viewing chamber

      McGrath, Mitchell (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The viewing chambers enact a series of scenic reversals that reconfigure relations between background and foreground and orient the viewer differently to the sites. The intimate assembly of the viewing chambers brings the ...
    • Scenic drive

      Coyle, Sean (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      Within this project I am exploring issues of collaboration and artistic authorship/ownership from a scenographic perspective. In particular, I shall focus on two artistic collaborations completed as coursework in 2004, The ...
    • SKEIN: pick up styx

      Turner, Raewyn Mary (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The work in progress, Pick Up Styx, investigates re-sensing and extra-sensing of the world. It is an exploration of communications with reference to quantum theory which challenges current sense perceptions, while engaging ...
    • Sketching as a methodology for creative practice

      Newall, Kim (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This exegesis is a reflection and classification of work produced as part of a creative practice-based research thesis. It also draws on knowledge gained over 25 years of practice. Thus, the research documented here can ...
    • Social fabric: a sustainable social-entrepreneurial fashion collaboration with female refugees in New Zealand

      Hillenaar, Kareen Elese (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This paper describes a Master of Art and Design research project developing a social entrepreneurial design process in fashion. This is a multi method approach focussed upon a Participatory Action Research methodology, to ...
    • The smooth + the striated: the home as a locale of cyberspace

      Lee, Fang-Ching (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The home is a material place of routine and isolation. Cyberspace, on the other hand, is associated with the lightness of disembodiment and engagement with others in virtual worlds. I am interested in the home as a locale ...
    • Transformance

      Pringle, Warren (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Transformance is the making and experience of artwork, either visual or performative, which enables passive or participatory emotive identification and transcendence.
    • Un/making Home: Spatialising Diasporic Rituals and the Poetics of Bread-making

      Irani, Zeenia Porus (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Un/Making home: spatialising diasporic rituals and poetics of breadmaking investigates place-making as a daily practice of domestic rituals. In this practice-led research, my family’s ritual of bread-making has been ...
    • Urban Wetland: Dynamic exchange system between the city and the sea

      Huang, Jiaying (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Urban Wetland is a design-led research project that explores the dynamic exchange system between the city and the sea. It proposes a redevelopment of Queen’s Wharf in Auckland that includes a wetland park containing a water ...