• From the Prosaic to the Poetic: Finding Pathos in the Everyday

      Allen, Mallory (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      The basis of this project is to explore how an installation-based practice may generate a combination of pathos and humour within the everyday. By examining the overlooked or mundane, I have aimed to transform the prosaic ...
    • Liminal Sites: materialising an everyday

      Davy, Viv (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This visual art research practice examined the daily actions undertaken in a personal domestic everyday with a view to understanding its cultural significance. Across a period of 549 days intentional, mindful observation, ...
    • Mapping the self-portrait: navigating identity and autobiography in visual art

      Joe, Damen (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      The thesis Mapping the Self-Portrait: Navigating Identity and Autobiography in Visual Art is a practical project. It explores the relationship between autobiography and self- portraiture, and how these notions of the self ...
    • Tête-à-Tête. A Conversation Between the Maker and the Made.

      Kingi, Maria Elizabeth (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This practice-led project investigates the ubiquitous but invisible space between the maker and the made in the performance of making, and engages in an heuristic methodology to examine how the body experiences this space. ...
    • The merging of fact and fiction binaries within suicide

      Chapman, Paul Steven (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This explorative research examines a contemporary representation for suicide. Utilizing a dualistic framework of biology and technology, I codify diverse theoretical discourses into why people commit suicide. My practical ...