Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Seeing our self-promotion in a new, sometimes awkward light
28 July 2020
An exhibition of photographs on show in Old Government House, University of Auckland, is a kind of ‘coming home’ for the artist curator, Emil McAvoy, who developed the exhibition as part of his Diploma of Fine Arts in 2010.
It looks like a barn but likely the fifth oldest European building in the country
27 July 2020
A building generally perceived and described as a Northland Barn could be the fifth oldest European building in the country, as discovered by Daniel Cowley in his research project for his Master of Architecture and Heritage Conservation.
Karamia Müller: 'There is no other way to say it'
1 July 2020
Opinion: Dr Karamia Müller says when you decide that lives are not negotiable, questions that appear difficult have simple and clear answers.
Pianist Jason Bae changes his focus
25 June 2020
In the CD section of the Warehouse at Whangaparāoa, musician Jason Bae found inspiration. Now he performs around the world. Well, he used to.
What Covid-19 told us about the creative arts
24 June 2020
One of the areas hardest hit during lockdown was the creative arts. But it was also where we saw a creative spirit unleashed that could bode well for the future survival of the arts.
Peter Robinson gets with the online picture
23 June 2020
Peter Robinson is an artist who often heads off into unexpected directions, which perhaps helped equip the Associate Professor, Elam School of Fine Arts, for teaching art students in lockdown.
The full exposure of an Auckland photography favourite
17 June 2020
Simon Devitt talks cows, career and tips for taking the perfect shot as he invites students to share reflections of their lives in lockdown in the lead up to his annual photography competition.
A crisis of public spaces
17 June 2020
Opinion: Diane Brand asks what the post-pandemic city will look like and how do we adjust our concept of urbanism to accommodate it?
New exhibition maps racialised over-policing and law changes in New Zealand
10 June 2020
An exhibition capturing instances of racialised human rights violations in New Zealand though interactive mapping, initiated by Pacific architectural researcher Dr Karamia Müller, School of Architecture and Planning, has opened at the Adam Art Gallery/ Te Pātaka Toi.
On the sounds of ice cracking, and designing for a better future
4 June 2020
To mark World Environment Day we talk to Marco de Kretser, who is studying for a conjoint degree in Environmental Science and Design, about the sounds of Antarctica and designing for a greener future.
Folko Boermans' film: the man who wants to leave his brain to Richard Faull
3 June 2020
Thirty years ago Brently Ford, now 80, went to an open day at the University of Auckland Med School. That's when he decided he wanted to donate his brain.
A selection of Kiwi songs for your playlist
29 May 2020
In celebration of New Zealand Music Month, Godfrey de Grut, Professional Teaching Fellow from the School of Music discusses some of his favourite tracks by New Zealand musicians.