• 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 ...
    • The potential of things: from objects to sculptural things

      Bartleet, Alexander (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This project is a practice-based exploration of how a work of art emerges from within a field of signs that are givens brought to the art-making process. In particular it explores the use of utilitarian objects as sculptural ...
    • 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 ...
    • Re-conceptualising ornamentation within a fine art painting practice

      Sutcliffe, Pearl (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      This thesis project explores the artistic potential for ornamentation by re-conceptualising and re contextualising it through a fine art painting practice. It seeks to place ornamentation as a valid, viable and contemporary ...
    • Rupture and Reparation: In Painting

      Wood, Denny Janice Carol (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      This practice-led project explores rupture and reparation in the process of painting whereby material interventions are influenced by the intuitive decisions, or inclinations, arising from the artist’s perception of what ...
    • Shifting Registration: an Exploration of Printmaking and Possibilities

      Hamilton, Struan (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This practice-led research explores creative opportunities within fine art printmaking. In the context of my own practice, it investigates how new possibilities might emerge from the interplay between a technically precise ...
    • Spaces between: a personal exploration of the VĀ

      Manu, Pilimilose (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project is a personal exploration of cultural values in relation to traditional and westernised influences, as they are received by young Pacific people. This project employs practice – based approaches, using video ...
    • 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’, ...
    • 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 ...
    • The future of history: cultural heritage tourism in Guangdong

      Huang, Lu (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This thesis studies aspects of cultural heritage tourism in China. Relevant secondary tourism data in relation to tourist receipts and income generated from tourism activities are provided so as to present the different ...
    • The waiting room: an art investigation of site in abeyance

      Vickers, Sharon (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This art project explores issues of unoccupied space. In particular, the project concerns itself with temporal aspects of site and issues of past, present and potential usage. This space, otherwise inert, invites activation ...
    • Theatre of painting: a structural exploration of the forming of an image through paint

      Roche, Linda (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This studio-based project explores a method of working that assigns agency to paint and process within the medium of painting. Underpinning this exploration is the notion that process driven making could potentially pose ...
    • Topographies of the self: a community of others

      Plumb, Alex (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This multi-channel video project attempts to amplify questions about the psychological interplay between the subject depicted, the site of performance, and how the work unfolds in interaction with the viewer. By working ...
    • Turangawaewae: an exploration through painting

      Gossage, Aroha (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This project explores painting in relation to concepts of tangata whenua (people of the land), whakapapa (genealogy) and turangawaewae (a place to stand) that is informed by cultural, historical and spiritual connections to ...
    • Wonder Lux

      Fitzsimons, Kirsten Maree (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Wonder Lux is an art project that investigates the problematic relationship between the actual and the ideal, in the context of an attempt to construct a personal reality where these two concepts are one and the same. The ...