• Drawing by the light of the screen: the transfiguration of virtual architecture

      Walker, Anika (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This practice-led art project interrogates virtual architectural space and its impact upon spatial representation in traditional drawing. Taking the virtual architectural model as subject, a drawing practice is developed ...
    • Dynamic inventions

      Schipper, Alexander (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Dynamic Inventions is a practice-based art project about identity. It manifests itself via reflexive video installations that address its questions and concerns by immersing them in the dynamic of my exploratory process ...
    • Evolving patterns of identity: a visual response to observations of Cook Islands' women and their adornment

      George, Kay (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This multimedia visual arts project investigates, from a personal perspective, changes in the context of Cook Islands’ women’s adornment. In a modern world, changes in adornment have become disconnected from cultural ...
    • Hau Rongo: the Breath of Rongo

      Luke, Bobby (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This project is underpinned by a Taranaki genealogical worldview informing a series of knowledge exchanges that establishes the concept of ‘Ora ki te Whakatupua’, ‘sustaining life knowledge anew’. From a cosmological ...
    • Homeless doesn’t mean hopeless creating authentic representation through co-curation

      Ahkit, Tosh (Ash) (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This research attempts to understand the individual experience of homelessness and belonging through the curation and production of an exhibition titled Sit with me, tell me something... As a researcher with previous ...
    • House and contents insurance: an exploration of tactility and narrative

      Stachl, Erna (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This thesis examines the relationships between fictional narratives and material objects through writing and sculptural practice. Its purpose is to explore how fiction assists in an understanding of the world we inhabit ...
    • An intuitive confession: revealing pain through the self-portrait

      Dempster, Andrew Mitchell (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This project explores experiences of personal pain and sensory visual disturbance through digital photography. It utilises the confession and self-portrait photography to investigate taking personal perceptions of internal ...
    • Liminal Space - an investigation of material and immaterial boundaries and their space in between

      Eimke, Andrea (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This visual arts project investigates notions of liminality and hybridity regarding the ambiguity of the interstitial position of the migrant. An examination of the migrant’s perspective and perception of cultural identity ...
    • Photographic Durations - documenting snippets of my Nana's life

      Pittwood, Katey Marie (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This visual arts research project will explore my Nana’s daily rituals through analogue photographic investigations. It aims to explore the relationship between photography and the desire for nostalgic experiences, ...
    • Photographic estrangement: the measure of distance in photographic relationships

      Olsen, Claire (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This research project investigates how estrangement is manifested within the photographic image, and how levels of estrangement establish conditions for the relationships between the subject, viewer and artist. Since the ...
    • Searching for magic in Dog Town: a photographic journey

      Hendeles, Su (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This project began as an exploration of Henry F. Talbot’s 1839 description of his new photographic process as “a little bit of magic realized”. It examines the role of sympathetic magic and the participation of non-human ...
    • Social sculpture and the thirsting millions

      Turner, Thomas John Hamilton (Tom) (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project explores the fissures and junctures between the utopian propositions that everyone has equal intelligence, that everyone is an artist, and that there is an art that the people can call their own. The project ...
    • Starless & Silver: the abstraction of fetish as it occurs through analogue photographic means

      Nagra, Jes-ci (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This visual arts research project utilises analogue photographic methods, specifically black and white photographic processes of still and moving image to examine the relationship between photography, fetish and the stage. ...
    • The presence of absence: pre-occupation of empty spaces

      Armstrong, Emily (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      This art research project explores the construct of private space by examining the nature of a dialectic relationship between inside and outside and the resulting implication of private and public. In addition, private ...
    • The shed project

      Grinter, Keith (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This project attempts to translate my experience of the everyday street for the viewer; to reveal my experience of walking and looking through drawing. The everyday is an elusive and slippery subject that has been used for ...
    • This Was Now Here! Filmic exploration of hidden meaning imbued in the architectural model

      McCormick, Jason Rodney James (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This visual arts research project utilises filmic explorations of scale models to investigate the nature of Colonial Nelson Civic buildings as architectural spaces of implicit and hidden power, with the notion that governance ...
    • Way of the Process Painter: the coexistence of process & painting within a wayfaring, intuitive and durational practice

      Jackson, Leanne (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This practice-led research project Way of the Process Painter explores process and painting as coexistent within a wayfaring, intuitive and durational painting practice, and can be likened to an open-ended journey where ...