Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Pop-up art installation by School of Architecture and Planning students, one night only
13 October 2020
A series of pop-up art works created and built by students from the School of Architecture and Planning as part of their course work, is a key feature of Late Night Art in the City Centre, for one night.
Major Blues Award for spirit-moving project
5 October 2020
Abdallah Alayan has won a Major Blues Awards for demonstrating excellence in architecture for ‘Faith in Fiordland’, a project designed to ignite the spirit.
Choir helps people with neurological conditions recover their voice
23 September 2020
A short documentary about the CeleBRation Choir, set up for people living with a neurological condition, captures how singing in a choir is crucial for well-being and may help people recover or maintain their ability to speak.
Let there be light: Rainbow Machine wins gold
15 September 2020
A team of staff and alumni from the University of Auckland, who met as students at the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries (CAI) has been awarded the Good Design Australia Gold Award.
Curious creatures brought to life in Snickel Lane mural
14 September 2020
While Auckland city lay dormant during the first Level 3 Lockdown, Georgia Arnold brought an eye-catching mural at Snickel Lane to life.
ABI and CAI work together to show their arty-science side
10 September 2020
Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) are showing their ‘arty’ side in the New Zealand gallery in Ars Electronica, an international interactive festival in cyberspace, in collaboration with the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries (CAI).
Grew up singing in South Auckland, now singing at The Met
7 September 2020
Two former students from the School of Music, New Zealand Tongan tenor Manase Latu and New Zealand Samoan bass-baritone Samson Setu, have secured places on the prestigious New York Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.
Avoiding a cultural brain drain when borders reopen
7 September 2020
Opinion: NZ could achieve much more in creative sectors if professional structures were put in place, with decent central and regional funding, writes James Tibbles.
Architects, artists and engineers collaborate in cyberspace
5 September 2020
Associate Professor Uwe Rieger, of the Digital Research Hub, School of Architecture and Planning, has coordinated a national digital exhibition space as part of the international Ars Electronica festival, in cyberspace.
How technology could be a real leveller
28 August 2020
Opinion: Mohsen Mohammadzadeh argues that we need national ‘soft infrastructure’ to reduce technology inequities that have been revealed during the pandemic.
Designing for the future needs more than compostable water bottles
26 August 2020
If designers want to change the world we need to move beyond “green-painted” solutions and design in a way that actually changes the way we produce, consume and socialise, says Dr Gabriela Baron.
Three architects from School of Architecture get four NZIA gongs
18 August 2020
Three designers from the School of Architecture and Planning have been recognised with four NZIA awards.