Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
A tale of two wharenui, transforming our approach to heritage
10 June 2021
The story of Hinemihi is a tale of volcanoes, fire and intrigue, one that spans many years of complex heritage negotiations, in which Professor Anthony Hoete played a key role, which he'll be talking about at ObjectSpace on 15 June.
University of Auckland community celebrates honours recipients
8 June 2021
Staff, former academics and alumni of the University of Auckland were acknowledged in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
NFTs: At last, a technology that can turn struggling artists into multi-millionaires…
3 June 2021
NFTs have exploded in the last few months into popular media, as well as creative production and consumption, but their use and abuse raise many questions.
What an arts practice has to do with policy analysis
2 June 2021
Ashleigh Tupaki has graduated with her Masters in Fine Arts which is proving a natural and creative fit with her role as policy analyst at the Ministry of Environment.
University team weaves with wood in the Biennale Architettura in Venice
27 May 2021
The 17th International Architecture Exhibition of the La Biennale di Venezia in 2021 has opened, and features the installation Learning from Trees: transforming timber culture in Aotearoa from the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland.
Distinguished alumni honoured by University of Auckland
25 May 2021
University of Auckland announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni.
Animated holographic sculptures tell stories of Māori creation
25 May 2021
An art installation created by researchers at the School of Architecture and Planning takes five key moments from Māori creation tradition and transforms them into 3D animated holographic sculptures.
Bob Dylan at 80
25 May 2021
Opinion: Graham Reid marks Bob Dylan’s’ 80th birthday with a reflection on the legend’s mercurial musical career and the “multitudes” contained within him.
Heritage architect Jeremy Salmond: 'Old buildings are documents, full of information'
19 May 2021
Heritage architect Jeremy Salmond’s life has revolved around history and conservation. In May 2021 he is being recognised as a distinguished alumnus.
Budget 2021: we need the arts to live, but artists need to earn a living
14 May 2021
Opinion: It seems unlikely the arts will be a priority in the government’s 20 May budget, with housing affordability, climate change and child poverty all urgent issues - but Dr Mark Harvey argues it should be.
Contemporary recording of composition inspired by ancient tombstone
11 May 2021
A composition inspired by the world’s oldest surviving piece of music has been performed and recorded by Turkish guitarist, Barkin Sertkaya, School of Music.
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.