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  • Gargiulo, David (Master of Design, 2008)
    Looking to develop my professional design practice in the field of product design, I pursued this research project in order to further my product development skills and gain further understanding of design theories and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hedges, Susan (OCCUPATION: Negotiations with Constructed Space. University of Brighton – School of Architecture and Design: Interior Architecture and Urban Studies Programme, 2009)
    This paper will explore two modernists pieces, one a ballet, Oskar Schlemmer’s The Triadic Ballet and the other a small holiday house on the Cote d’Azur, Eileen Gray’s E1027. I would like to suggest that the notated ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wilson, Scott; Joyce, Hester (Colloquy: Text, Theory, Critique, 2009)
    The form of Western mainstream film is the crux of its ideological effi-ciency: by using established formal techniques, films ensure audiences understand that aesthetic decisions support and clarify the narrative to ensure ...
  • Woodruffe, Paul; Klasz, Walter (2012)
    The objectives were to create a building that at once is both familiar and strange, and to use materials gathered by the local people from the surrounding environment and to use this process to facilitate storytelling and ...
  • Stevenson, Serena Giovanna (Master of Design, 2010)
    This Masters of Design by Project is focused on photographic documentary storytelling. This research is a study of the relationship between a documentary photographer and two teenage girls. It unpacks how an invitation to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Jowsey, Susan (International Journal of the Arts in Society, 2011)
    This paper investigates an artist collective that is comprised of a nuclear family, the parents and their two children. The key theme revolves around implications of power relations within this collective construct. The ...
  • Cook, Lydia Ruth (Master of Design, 2011)
    The research title of my project is: Courtship: A photographic investigation of romantic engagement. The research question is concerned with the evolution of romantic courtship with reference to the influence of fairytale ...
  • Carley, Rachel (Interior: A State of Becoming. Symposium Proceedings, 2012)
    The British sculptor Rachel Whiteread (b.1963) employs her signature casting practice to render negative space as solid, positive form. Untitled (Room), 1993, was cast from a freestanding model of a room designed by the ...
  • McKernon, Stephen (Master of Design Management, 2007)
    Cycle commuting is well-recognised but marginal in most English-speaking countries, following considerable popularity in the first half of the twentieth century. In recent decades, it has found favour among transport policy ...
  • Shaw, Robert (Master of Design, 2011)
    This aim of this project was to explore how the process of yacht design informed the development of a 9 metre racing yacht with a canting keel. It explores the interrelationship of art and science in the process of developing ...
  • Hedges, Susan (Imagining...: 27th Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 2010)
    ‘… and I think that, setting out from there, I will put together, piece by piece, the perfect city, made of fragments mixed with the rest, of instants separated by intervals, of signals one sends out, not knowing who ...
  • Hedges, Susan (29th Annual SAHANZ Conference, 2012)
    This paper considers the drawn detail as a means of archiving the interior not in terms of the familiar fullness or comfort but rather through the idea of absence and emptiness. Empty drawn details could be understood ...
  • Woodruffe, Paul (Cumulus Borderline, 2010)
  • Downie, Julie (The Auckland Festival of Photography, 2013)
    The Evocative Object: why objects matter is an exhibition based upon the idea that objects matter to us – but what makes an object evocative may not necessarily be about value, use, aesthetics or ownership. This is a ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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. ...