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  • Rennie, Julian (TRACEY Journal - Drawing and visualisation research, 2014)
    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 ...
  • Mitrovic, Branko (History and Theory, 2014)
    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 ...
  • Blinkhorne, Amy (Master of Design, 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 ...
  • Chua, Eu Jin (2013 Under Construction Symposium Interstices. Moved: On Atmosphere and Affects., 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 ...
  • Wagner, Daniel (International Technology, Education and Development Conference (7th), 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, ...
  • Randerson, Janine (Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium of Electronic Art, ISEA2013, Sydney, 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 ...
  • Joyce, Zita; Ballard, Su; McCaw, Caroline; Smith, Vicki; Lane, Trudy; Clothier, Ian; Randerson, Janine; Butt, Danny; Joyce, Zita (Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium of Electronic Art, ISEA2013, Sydney, 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 ...
  • Rennie, Julian (Critique 2013: An International Conference Reflecting on Creative Practice in Art, Architecture, and Design, 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 ...
  • Woodruffe, Paul (2014)
    eMedia publication documenting three examples of the Rosebank Peninsula’s remaining past uncovered using film by the everyday collective laboratory.
  • Jowsey, Susan (2014)
    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 ...
  • Woodruffe, Paul; Klasz, Walter; Kotradyova, Veronika (Sculpture Magazine, 2013)
    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 ...
  • Cervin, Janette (Master of Design, 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. ...
  • Lomiwes, Clarence (Master of Design, 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 ...
  • Reihana, Lisa (Master of Design, 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 ...
  • Boyle, Audrey (Master of Design, 2014)
    Chapter one discusses the role of craft in my art practice, and the strengths and weaknesses of such an approach. The next chapter centres around the idea that art can be a simple process of stripping away the detritus ...
  • Ellis, Stephen (Master of Design, 2014)
    This exegesis plots the course of the Floating Bodies project and its ambition to examine climate change iconography through a reconciliation of Image and Object. From an initial polarity, in both concept and outcome, ...
  • Kraft, Oliver (Master of Design, 2013)
    Artisanal fisheries from the Seychelles – an isolated archipelago in the Indian Ocean, some 1500 kilometers east of mainland Africa, label each fish with a unique code and an Internet address. This enables chefs, retailers ...
  • Grieben, Theresa (Master of Design, 2014)
    Illustration is a medium that can enhance and interpret storytelling. When part of sequential art, like comics or graphic novels, it can effectively communicate ideas using specific visual conventions. This masters by ...
  • Mitrovic, Branko (Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 2013)
    For the past fifty years few books on art history have exercised an influence comparable to that of Ernst Gombrich’s Art and Illusion. Published in 1960, the book came to be regarded as the pivotal art historical articulation ...
  • Mitrovic, Branko (Journal of Art Historiography, 2013)
    It is fair to say that it is impossible to conceive of Romanticism in independence of the thesis of that membership of a collective determines individual's reasoning capacities. Nevertheless, the definition of the Romantic ...