Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
The Thing wins a Tui
13 June 2019
GRG67, a jazz ensemble that emerged out of the School of Music, has been awarded best jazz album of the year at the Vodaphone Tui Awards, with their album, The Thing.
Home is more than where the house is
9 June 2019
Angela Yuyi Hu, a third year Bachelor of Fine Arts student at the University of Auckland, was awarded the 2019 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography last night.
Peter O'Connor's seven tips for boosting creativity
31 May 2019
Advice to help you get more creative, by Professor Peter O'Connor, Academic Director of The Creative Thinking Project.
A clarion call to arms, for trumpet and pūtātara
24 May 2019
A 20-minute trumpet chamber concerto to be composed by Assoc Prof de Castro-Robinson has won a funding boost this month from the APRA Art Music Fund.
Happy birthday to John Rimmer; a tribute concert, in his own music
17 May 2019
The Karlheinz Company celebrates the 80th birthday of the renowned and innovative composer, musician and teacher John Rimmer.
Meet our first Masters of Community Dance (Honours) graduates
10 May 2019
Jane (Jiahui) Liu and Johnny (Longqi) Yu graduated this week as the first students to have completed a Community Dance Masters at the University of Auckland - a dual Masters with Beijing Dance Academy.
University awards celebrate excellence at all stages of research
8 May 2019
The high quality of work and contribution of 19 researchers and teams across the faculties and institutes at the University of Auckland has been acknowledged in the 2019 Research Excellence Awards.
Making modernist jewellery based on the modernist houses of West Auckland
7 May 2019
Gina Hochstein looked at the relationship between modernist architecture and jewellery for her Masters degree, which also involved making her own jewellery based on the houses of Titirangi.
Made in lights, in honour of da Vinci’s tribute to Vitruvius
6 May 2019
An installation by Matt Liggins, Professional Teaching Fellow at the School of Architecture, is one of almost 20 artworks lighting up the waterfront at this week’s Bright Lights exhibition.
A very 21st century design degree
3 May 2019
How can we prepare designers to tackle the big global issues of our time, for jobs that don’t yet exist and technologies that have yet to be invented?
An orchestra, some pop, and all that big band jazz
18 April 2019
The School of Music's Grad Gala will be a dynamic night out, featuring classical, jazz and popular music students, and a 200-person strong massed ensemble.
It started with a toy violin, and moved on to Sibelius
11 April 2019
The winner of this year's Grad Gala Soloist Competition, Diane Huh, traces her love for the violin back to the toy instrument her grandfather gave her.