• A New Narrative of Time: time and space mediated through the medium of painting

      Rayner, Lisa Anne (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Through a mediation across time and between images this project explores the many and varied perspectives thrown back and reflected onto a represented past. The aim is to bring these perspectives into some alignment to ...
    • Blank Expression: an exploration of transitory values in painting

      Fraser, Robbie (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This visual arts research project explores colour and composition as both the mediums and the subjects of painting. In particular it explores possibilities for colour to deictically question its own values, and for composition ...
    • Collision, Confusion, Collusion

      Jung, Vivienne (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This project explores the idea of virtuous difficulty, as it relates to the making, the creating and the reception of a work of art. Here the word difficulty refers to questions, problems or conditions that command my ...
    • Colour Action: an exploration of values and shifting modes in painting

      Doblanovic, Ekarasa Mara (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This visual arts research project aims to investigate colour and composition. The interest relies in how an image that incorporates three-dimensional aspects emerges through interaction between monochromatic and modular ...
    • The Emic Avenue; art through Talanoa

      Vea, John (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      To Talanoa, you have a personal encounter with another person in conversation. To begin this project, the process of Talanoa is used in a respectful journalistic mode and sensibility for collecting stories of the everyday. ...
    • Forget me not - provisional paintings

      Adelys, Anne-Sophie (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This practice-based project explores how the past is continually brought into interaction with perceptions of the present, in order that significance might become attached to what we see. In this respect, noticing is a ...
    • Free Social Injunctions: Art Interventions As Agency in the Production of Socio-legal Subjectivities Not yet Imagined or Realised

      Waerea, Layne Melissa (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This PhD project/exegesis considers how socio-legal performance, as a series of art interventions in public spaces, might operate to question and critique social and legal norms that govern and give licence to preferred ...
    • IMG: seeing as feeling

      Prisk, Joe (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      IMG: seeing as feeling, explores painting for its capacity to act directly on our nervous system. With a focus on eluding attachments of text, narrative and generalizing concept, this project aims to facilitate an encounter ...
    • The Imminent Object: concepts of entropy in relation to material, scale and duration

      Cribb, Anthony Phillip John (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The Imminent Object is a visual art research project located within the disciplines of sculpture and installation practice in relation to concepts of entropy within a theoretical matrix that foregrounds ideas of declassification ...
    • Impossible to prove

      Nielsen, Philippa (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This practice-based research explores the strangeness of the ordinary, through a photographic and sculptural investigation of familiar objects and materials. Photographically, I am looking for slight rifts in the expected. ...
    • Kaitiakitanga: Ki Runga Ki Raro

      Ruka, Tanya Maree (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Nga Whenua: Maori ki tona ake ao Landscape: Documenting and developing a Maori World View The kaupapa of this project is to reconsider landscape from a Maori worldview. This project seeks to unveil nga whenua through the ...
    • Latent imperatives of narrative in painting

      Good, Phillip (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This practice-based art project explores latency in relation to the way viewers engage with images and in the context of images themselves. Through an exploration of the medium of painting, the project aims to open up ...
    • Memory markers in the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand

      Collins, Elliot (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis grapples with the problem of how non-indigenous artists represent the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand. Key research methods involve the artist as auto ethnographer in the form of pilgrim or traveller. By means ...
    • Mindfulness, mindlessness, mindfullessness: what did I do again?

      Leung, Colie Yan Yue (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Moments that are usually imperceptible are highlighted and magnified; they are made absurd, taking serious matters in a playful manner the imagination at play can be amplified with a touch of light-heartedness. We have our ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Perceptions and disjunctions in urban space

      Carter, Matthew James (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      In this studio based visual arts project I am exploring through representational painting and compositing, perceptions, conjunctions and disjunctions in space and time in the urban environment. My approach situates the ...
    • Potentialities of the enigmatic art-object

      Stankovich, Kelsey Marie (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project explores the idea of the enigma in relation to the art-object; the enigmatic art-object. The enigma opens up questions rather than gives answers and as such remains inconclusive. Because of its indefinable ...
    • 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, ...
    • Subject[ed] matter

      Martin, Leigh Micheal (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This presentation will expand upon a number of theoretical concerns derived from a fairly discursive approach to both my haptic studio practice, and theory based research. Theoretical concerns span concepts whose origins ...