Recent Submissions

  • Mansfield and me : intertexuality and the autobiographical impulse in the graphic novel : an exegesis 

    Laing, Sarah (2016-05-26)
    This research explores the practice of intertextuality in graphic memoirs and biographies. As Graham Allen writes, “Meaning becomes something which exists between a text and all the other texts to which it refers and ...
  • The Whakarare Typeface Project : when culture-specific design brings elements of universal value 

    Witehira, Johnson; Trapani, Paola (Cumulus - International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media, 2015-11)
    This paper presents a reflection on the design of the Whakarare typeface created by Johnson Witehira, a Māori visual designer. In this research Witehira was interested in exploring two areas of inquiry: customary Māori ...
  • Chance, change, and making strange : the surprising aesthetics of electronic interaction 

    Bardebes, William (2013)
    This work is an exploration of how randomly generated electronic interaction can be employed to push beyond the sense of instrumentality defined by most domestic electronic experiences. This exegesis recounts a body of ...
  • He reo, he tikanga e whare nei i a tāua 

    Ngatai, Deane-­Rose (2015)
    TE POU KŌRERO – ABSTRACT This exegesis documents the journey of He reo, he tikanga e whare nei i a tāua, a moving image and sound project, expressing the significance of bicultural experiences in bilingual units within ...
  • Mapping Place. 

    Woodruffe, Paul (Loughborough University (Leicestershire, UK), 2014-02)
    The use of a site-based drawing methodology as a tool to map place was undertaken in the belief that it is possible to think of maps not as representations of an established reality but as a tool to produce new realities, ...
  • Culture in Motion : A mobile, inflatable auditorium brings arts programming to a tsunami-devastated region of Japan 

    Tan, Leon (Forecast Public Art, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, 2014-08-20)
    On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9 earthquake, one of the most powerful in recorded history, hit Japan, and was followed by a devastating tsunami. The catastrophe claimed more than 18,000 lives and left vast swathes of the ...
  • Miniature Fictions 

    Rennie, Julian (Loughborough University (Leicestershire, UK), 2014-02)
    Scale design models continue to be made by many professional architects and architectural students. With the miniaturization of digital cameras it is now possible to place the camera inside such a model and take digital ...
  • Opacity and Transparency in Historical Representations 

    Mitrovic, Branko (Wesleyan University, 2014-05)
    In his latest book Frank Ankersmit develops a comprehensive philosophical perspective on the problem of the truth and reference of historical representations. The approach and the wider perspective of the book largely ...
  • Everyday liminality 

    Blinkhorne, Amy (2014)
    This painting project commenced through the activity of re-examining my previous practice, which prompted the desire to focus on the activity of painting through the plasticity of oil paint. The intention to focus on ...
  • Art into Nature: Elementalism in Contemporary Public Art and Architecture 

    Chua, Eu Jin (Enigma : He Aupiki, 2013)
    In the study of ancient or pagan thought, the term “elementalism” is sometimes used to refer to the personification of nature’s elements — for example, the belief in the existence of a god of wind or god of fire. Conversely ...
  • Pocket auteurs : student uptake of an international collaboration in wireless moviemaking 

    Wagner, Daniel (International Technology, Education and Development (INTED), 2013)
    In March 2012, students in New Zealand, England and France teamed-up (virtually) to create globisodes (globally-constructed movies shot on mobile phones). Employing Web 2 platforms to collaborate across both space and time, ...
  • Cloud Music : a cloud system 

    Randerson, Janine (ISEA International, 2013)
    This paper suggests that artworks such as Yoko Ono’s Sky TV (1966), Hans Haacke’s Condensation Cube (1963-65), and David Behrman, Robert Watts and Bob Diamond’s Cloud Music (1974-79) are ancestors to a significant strand ...
  • ADA MESH CITIES: Network, Space and Memory in the transitional city 

    Joyce, Zita; Ballard, Su; McCaw, Caroline; Smith, Vicki; Lane, Trudy; Clothier, Ian; Randerson, Janine; Butt, Danny; Joyce, Zita (ISEA International, 2013)
    In the aftermath of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, Christchurch, New Zealand is framed as a ‘transitional’ city, moving from its demolished past to a speculative future. The ADA Mesh Cities project asks what role media art ...
  • Towards Assessment Transparency: Following on from 'The Crit', can a student's learning be enhanced by allowing them to witness their own formative and summative assessment event? 

    Rennie, Julian (The University of South Australia, 2013)
    The Design school critique: the Crit, remains a unique event, not only in the display and discussion generated by the student responses to the same Brief, but also from the airing of many and varied opinions of all present ...
  • Rosebank: Cabbages, Horses and Science – a short film on 3 Rosebank stories 

    Woodruffe, Paul (Unitec ePress, 2014-09-10)
    eMedia publication documenting three examples of the Rosebank Peninsula’s remaining past uncovered using film by the everyday collective laboratory.
  • The Moveable Feast Collective Teach Design 

    Jowsey, Susan (Unitec ePress, 2014-11-20)
    The aim of this new eMedia project is to review aspects of the decision making with regards to teaching design and the pedagogical framework employed. Moveable Feast attempted a complex cross disciplinary research based ...
  • Article published on the Culberb Project: Baetsch. 

    Woodruffe, Paul; Klasz, Walter; Kotradyova, Veronika (International Sculpture Center, 2013-03)
    Another of CULBURB's projects, this one in the Viennese suburb of Ottakring, involved building a small hut and commu­nity space from locally collected materials. Led by New Zealand artist Paul Woodruffe, Austrian architect ...
  • Flowers in a contemporary painting practice 

    Cervin, Janette (2013)
    This project originated from a cornucopia of personal experiences that informed a perspective shaped by a life growing up surrounded by flowers in the context of a large creative family and a domestic-craft background. ...
  • The reframed portrait : redefining the roles of the artist and sitter within the genre of portraiture 

    Lomiwes, Clarence (2013)
    This research project investigates the role of 'agency' within the conventional terms of reference when it pertains to the artist and the model in the genre of Portraiture. The project investigates the expectations within ...
  • Re-staging Les Sauvages de la mer Pacifique : theoretical and practical issues 

    Reihana, Lisa (2012)
    This writing can be broadly characterised as presented in two parts: WAYFARING discusses the inspiration for a new work, and outlines some theoretical issues and cultural approaches. VOYAGING examines the ‘making’, which ...

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