• Conser.VĀ.tion|Acti.VĀ.tion Museums, the Body and Indigenous Moana Art Practice

      Raymond, Rosanna (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      This study explores the performative body based on the Samoan concept of vā (reciprocal and sustained relational space) to develop tools for current museum practice related to the Moana Pacific. It focuses particularly on ...
    • Moana Cosmopolitan Imaginaries: Toward an Emerging Theory of Moana Art

      Lopesi, Lana (Auckland University of Technology, 2021)
      This thesis uses a theoretical approach to examine the way a digital native generation of Moana artists with connections to Aotearoa, and part of global worlds today, imagine their subjectivities, their cultures and their ...
    • The Politics of Dreaming

      Wilson, Alexa (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      The Politics of Dreaming as a practice-based research project asks: How might an inquiry into “political dreaming” manifest within my performance-video-based activist art practice? The political dream infers collective ...