Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Auckland’s diversity and creativity celebrated in new public artwork
4 May 2021
Students, local artists and iwi have collaborated to create a new large-scale street mural in Auckland.
Holding each other afloat, through art
27 April 2021
Nuala Gregory, Associate Professor and Deputy Dean of Creative Arts and Industries (CAI), traces her art practice back to experiments with collage as a working-class kid growing up in the conflict zone of west Belfast in the 1970s.
One way to show solidarity in a crisis
16 April 2021
Opinion: Ahead of her Raising the Bar talk on Wednesday, Alys Longley explains why art collaboration across all borders is an essential service during a pandemic.
Data surveillance: university and museum tackle facial recognition debate
24 March 2021
Who is collecting our personal data, what are they doing with it and should we be concerned?
A side of knowledge with your beer?
23 March 2021
Aucklanders wanting to make the most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s freedom to socialise and to keep abreast of the latest thinking from some of this country’s leading academics have their chance on 20 April.
Professor and expert in Māori architecture elected to Royal Society
15 March 2021
Professor Deidre Brown (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu), head of the School of Architecture, is one of 27 researchers to be elected to the Royal Society Te Apārangi this year, and the only one of 455 Fellows to have a background in architecture and art history.
Researchers and scholars at top of their fields elected as Fellows
11 March 2021
Six University of Auckland researchers are among the 27 new Ngā Ahurei a Te Apārangi Fellows and Ngā Ahurei Honore a Te Apārangi Honorary Fellows recently elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
How the America’s Cup was transformed from a remote race to a spectator event on Auckland’s harbour
10 March 2021
Opinion: Every good race needs an avid audience of dedicated fans to spur the competitors along and the America’s Cup has been no exception, writes Professor Diane Brand.
The last of the Wailers
3 March 2021
Opinion: Bunny Wailer, the last of Jamaican trio the Wailers to die, was considered one of the senior statesmen of reggae and Rastafarianism, writes Graham Reid.
Michele Leggott's tribute to Derek Challis, son of Robin Hyde
2 March 2021
Derek Challis, son of writer Robin Hyde, died in January 2021 aged 90. Professor Michele Leggott paid tribute to a man who overcame a tough start.
The seizure of Ata Khatab: we cannot remain silent
1 March 2021
Opinion: The seizing and jailing of a Palestinian dancer is part of the silencing of cultural critics in Israel, writes Nicholas Rowe.
Ecological decline can no longer prop our economy
22 February 2021
Opinion: The fundamental nature of our economic system is to benefit from ecological decline. Stephen Knight-Lenihan makes the case for another way.