• Beyond documentary : an investigation into the benefits of collaborative multi media story telling techniques. 

      Stevenson, Serena Giovanna (2010)
      How can the utilisation of multimedia technology combined with collaboration with subjects enhance the practice of documentary for photographers? This Masters of Design by Project is focused on photographic documentary ...
    • Erysichthon 

      Tiongson, Gabriel (2018)
      I have always been attracted to the asymmetrical, the uncanny, the mutated, the deviation, and the odd. These preoccupations were made manifest through my drawing practice. Friends, family, and acquaintances would often ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • Keeping watch : fabricating a space of hesitation 

      Treadwell, Sarah (2018)
      In 2011 the MV Rena struck the Astrolabe Reef in the Bay of Plenty, Aotearoa New Zealand. Stacks of containers fell from the ship and household goods, industrial items and oil washed into the sea coating beaches and birds. ...
    • 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 ...
    • [Liberation by desecration] 

      Malone, Peter David (2011)
      This research aims to investigate how pictorial conventions used in a previous generation of expressionist painting (1980’s post avant-garde) can be reconstituted and appropriated to develop a contemporary painting practice. ...
    • The metamorphosis of pictorial space (as experienced in a painting practice) 

      Vaughan, Adrienne (2012)
      This practical and written research investigates abstract painting and its intrinsic relationship to pictorial space throughout the course of Modern Art. Influenced by the spatial and decorative qualities of Eastern art, ...
    • Navigating the arteries of loss: A figurative ceramic exploration of the human condition in situations of loss 

      McIver, Ann Jeannette (2012)
      Navigating the Arteries of Loss is a vision of small haemorrhages of the self which chart emotional progress through life. The research has concentrated on the ways in which loss is expressed through body language – the ...
    • The nuances of human stories and the language of paint 

      Stewart, Jean (2012)
      Embedded within both the process and the finished works is the notion of the everyday. These paintings are painted in the garage and constructed from things left over from everyday life or within reach of the subject matter, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Self discovery through figurative painting 

      Abercrombie, Yvonne (2017)
      Narrative painting through allegorical figuration For the initial stages of my master’s project I embarked on a series of works that were a tentative step towards understanding the notion of ‘narrative’ and how this ...
    • The space connecting - meaningful exchange : exploring aspects of the making and apprehension of artwork through material investigation and participation 

      Eves, Vaimoana (2017)
      This research project investigates the mechanics and processes of an artists’ practice in conjunction with the convention that art acts as a vehicle of communication. How well an artist communicates their thoughts, ...
    • Urbanize 

      Walsh, Tira (2018)
      Painter Tira Walsh remembers the introduction to technology in the school’s curriculum in the late 90’s. The intrigue in this manipulative tool for creating hybrid images combined with an engagement in a discussion of ...