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Architectural Notation and the Body Condition: Tracking the dance of E1027
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 ...
The emptying out and the abstracted detail
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 ...
Interference: the restless drawing
This paper discusses a running interference that can be created through shifting a drawing from the analogue to the digital in a series of first year student works produced in the Interior Design pathway at the Unitec ...
Detail as fragment: The incomplete, the possibility of connection and an excess of multiplicities
‘… 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 ...
The everyday collective laboratory.
One of the great opportunities that increased access to technologies and information has brought, is interdisciplinary practice between the fine arts and industrial design.As a student, these two pathways had at first ...
Design and Build to Destroy - Rachel Whiteread's Untitled (Room) and its Representations
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 ...
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?
(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 ...
The Evocative Object: why objects matter
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 ...
Art into Nature: Elementalism in Contemporary Public Art and Architecture
(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 ...