• Adorning shared spaces

      Deo, Juliana Satchell (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This work pursues an interest in the protocols of my own cultural traditions of the Torres Strait Islands specifically Pacific adornment and customary ritualistic practices. The scope of this work is limited to an exploration ...
    • Are Korero

      Nia, Eruera Te Whiti (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This Project is a sculptural and spatial response to the concept of the Are Korero (house of history and learning) within the Paepae Ariki, Taputapuatea. In considering the philosophical and cultural basis that might ...
    • Na Bure Kalou I Degei - The Spirit House of Degei

      Nalesu, Kate (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Under the thrall of a tourist destination, the Fiji Islands have become the ideal place to holiday. Equipped with theme parks, lavish hotels and floating restaurants it is easy to see the appeal. The influence of 19th-century ...
    • Searching for the Digital Fāgogo: A Study of Indigenous Samoan Storytelling in Contemporary Aotearoa Digital Media

      Tielu, Amy Jane (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This research analyses the manifestation of fāgogo – an indigenous form of Samoan storytelling – in the digital media of Aotearoa. It argues that digital media and their associated frameworks have the potential to supplement ...
    • The return of the Polynesian Phantom

      Tapuni, Nooroa (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This research project, Return of the Polynesian Phantom, investigates self-portraiture through the mediums of moving image, digital modeling, object making, and installation. It seeks to consider in these media an ambiguous ...