• 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 ...
    • A fatal cycle

      Steer, Laurie (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This art project focuses in a voyeuristic way on the fatality and futility of war. With its accompanying emotional responses; the aim is to reflect on these issues through a cyclical process of construction and destruction. ...
    • Anamnestic environments: the lost, found and retained

      Stevens, April (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This visual art project explores the idea of and possibilities of the evocation of childhood memories, experiences and narratives through drawing installation practice. Underpinned by cognitive neuroscientific, phenomenological ...
    • The Ecological Self — A Lens-based Inquiry

      Monks, Nicholas (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This lens-based research project explores a deep personal connection with a familiar coastal site. I am interested in exploring the ways in which different lens-based media can facilitate a reciprocal exchange between the ...
    • Faito'o Fakatonga: The Visual Practice of Traditional Medicine Making and Healing Practices From Tonga to Aotearoa

      Finau, Malia Lesieli (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This project is a moving image art project using the concept of Veitalatala (poetic documentary) (as defined by Talita Toluta’u (2014) that will explore faito’o (traditional medicine) and kau faito’o (native doctors), the ...
    • Flexible spaces for happy people (almost, almost)

      Drayton, Charlotte (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project examines ways in which architectural tropes might operate within an installation practice. Looking specifically at suburban architecture and the idea of renovation and DIY within a suburban context, this project ...
    • 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 ...
    • Immersion and emergence

      Carter, Cathy (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project explores the potential of the art encounter and how it can connect the viewer to interior feelings and imaginative associations to form a visceral, psychologically compelling experience. It experiments with a ...
    • Junctures for knowing what you know: installation, site, process, material and object

      Stockman, Harriet (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Junctures for knowing what you know: Installation, site, process, material and object is a reflexive studio based project that embraces human experiences of familiarity, anxiety, and awkwardness in an attempt to seduce the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nonhuman Persons: a Photographic Love for Aotearoa’s Natural Environment

      Athena, Chervelle (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Nonhuman Persons: A Photographic Love for Aotearoa’s Natural Environment focuses on how photography and an intimate perception of spirituality can establish connections with the indigenous flora of Aotearoa. Through a ...
    • Performing the loop

      Myers, Ruth Susan (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Situated between sculptural and body art practices this project explores the phenomenological lived-body through the artist’s body in reflexive activity as both subject and object. A specific focus explores the lived body ...
    • Photography and instability: rhythms of reflections and repetitions in space

      Skipper, Gemma (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This visual arts project constructs multiple series of individual, but intimately related, analogue photographs that describe public ‘natural’ environments, located amongst residential and light industrial areas. As such, ...
    • A Practice of Practise

      Worrall-Bader, Eloise (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This project, A Practice of Practise is just that a practice; in relation to my overarching ‘art practice’ of practise; a regular and repetitive attempt at making with clay. The research explores how practise-orientated ...
    • Pulse, pulse, somersault

      Gorodi, Suzie Mei (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This project explores notions of seeing and knowing, underpinned by performative and phenomenological fields of enquiry that relate this exploration to the sensate experience of the viewer. A specific interest considers ...
    • Pure potentialities: exploring the transcendental or spiritual moment within immanent experience

      Karbhari, Tinaz Jal (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This practice-­based art project explores the idea of potential transformation(s) in relation to spirituality, through the theoretical contexts of affect theory, immanence, smooth space and becoming. Underpinning this ...
    • She Cut Me From Ganna

      Charan, Quishile (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This project involves an embodied practice of healing through craft that speaks of hands, emotions, spirituality, and of women who resisted indentured labour during colonial Fiji. As a female descendent of indenture, I ...
    • Tama Samoa Tama Aotearoa

      Sagapolutele, Raymond (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This project takes the Samoan practice of Fāgogo (storytelling) as a central approach and frames it using the contexts of Talanoa (conversation),Vā (relational space) and photographic self-portraiture. My research questions ...
    • Tauwehe: a photographic exploration of dislocation and displacement themes in Maori oral histories of te hononga (land kinship)

      Davis, Marsha Elaine (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Aue, Marsha, it’s awful…look what they’ve done to the whenua, aue, aue. I heard inflections of despair, sadness and regret in my Mother’s voice as she saw the new coastal residential development cutting into what was once ...
    • Unofficial systems to keep the world running

      Nisbet, Antonia-Ellen (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Unofficial systems to keep the world running utilises performance, installation and video to illuminate the idea of emotional labour as it exists within daily processes of caring. Lifted from my own modes of ‘life-living’, ...