• 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Floating bodies : reconciling image and object through drawing 

    Ellis, Stephen (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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The knot not and the knot now 

    Boyle, Audrey (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 ...
  • Visual storytelling & journeying 

    Grieben, Theresa (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 ...
  • Romantic worldview as a narcissistic construct 

    Mitrovic, Branko (Journal of Art Historiography, 2013-12)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Strange connections : an investigation into the combining of recognisable and disparate imagery in a contemporary painting practice 

    Croucher, Rosanne (2013)
    This research project investigates how the practice of joining familiar and disparate imagery together can create new contexts of meaning and effect in a contemporary painting practice. In the era of Modernism, artists ...
  • What is a design language in the service of the experience of light? Exegesis. 

    Key, Robert (2013)
    The intent of this project is to explore the perception of light through a set of experiments, creating opportunities for narratives driven by light. These experiments define a process that becomes more and more reductive ...
  • An investigation of interiority : beyond the boundaries of subject and into the practIce of painting 

    Roberts, Kirsten (2013)
    This document charts a painter’s intention to evolve ambiguous and geographically indeterminate spaces that are potentially neither inside nor outside, public or private that are constructed from two dimensional images, ...
  • Small town revelations : a dramatised, photographic retelling of regionalised histories, legends, myths and past characters within small town Aotearoa New Zealand 

    Austin, David Fergus (2013)
    This Masters of Design by Project is a heuristic practice-based research undertaking that investigates perceptions of local identity and sense of place for residents of small town Aotearoa New Zealand. Through establishment ...
  • 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. ...