• The assault on Mount B: understanding the role of story in self-delusion in our personal histories

      Fee, Roderick Harold (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This research consists of a creative writing component, a novel, accompanied by an exegesis. The Assault on Mount B examines consciousness through an experimental exploration in creative writing. It uses synchronous but ...
    • Hollows Left Behind: A Women's 'biography' of Zimbabwe/Rhodesia

      Bell, Zana (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Hollows Left Behind comprises an exegesis and a postmodern, polyphonic novel which seek to provide a feminine, ‘biography’ of Zimbabwe/Rhodesia wherein female protagonists trespass into liminal spaces, exploring binaries: ...
    • Mourning Sites ________ Performing Ineffable Spaces of Ruin

      O'Hara, Emily (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This practice-led PhD explores spatio-temporal conditions arising in processes of mourning, attuning these processes to the project’s spatial-poetics or site-writings. In doing so my PhD relates the experiences of death ...
    • Rafting-with... Choreography of Participatory Ecologies: an Ethico-poetics of Everyday Life

      Houghton, Christina (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The aim of this practice-led research is to explore how a Choreography of Participatory Ecologies (COPE) reveals an ethics distilled from a poetics of everyday life. This choreographic practice describes a relational ...
    • Whakaaro Papa: Anthropos Design and Decolonising Metaphysics

      Yates, Amanda Monehu (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Seemingly each week, or even every day, headlines draw attention to the incremental yet radical changes occurring as a result of cultural practices that bear witness to the Anthropocene, as a time in which human activity ...
    • A World's Return: A Phenomenological Encounter With Film Worlds

      Reynolds, Julia (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The overarching aim of this practice-led research is to explore how the processes of filmmaking constitute a ‘world’ that can be entered, understood, and reflected upon. The research asks how such worlding is set-up. This ...