Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Important words for female composers
21 February 2020
Opinion: The Oscar win by composer Hildur Guðnadóttir for The Joker could help redress the gender imbalance that remains in music composition, write Leonie Holmes.
Reflections on what’s so great about Doris Day
20 February 2020
Doris Day is one of several mid-20th century Hollywood singers and actors to attract the research attentions of Dr Gregory Camp, musicologist at the School of Music.
RNZ Concert more than ratings and revenue
10 February 2020
Opinion: The proposed demise of RNZ Concert as we know it is a disaster for the arts in New Zealand, writes James Tibbles, Head of the Music School.
The light installation that lets you play a part
4 February 2020
A team from the Augmented Human Lab at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute and the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries have created an interactive large-scale light installation lighting up the Melville Centre in Freyberg Place for the month of February.
Shedding an eerie light on what lies beneath our own backyards
3 February 2020
Chirag Jindal, Auckland artist and Architecture and Planning graduate, has been recognised with another award for his startling images that reveal the hidden lava caves beneath Auckland.
Open your eyes to the future of Māori architecture
3 January 2020
Opinion: Māori construction is everywhere, all we need to do is open our eyes and our minds to include it in our city’s ever-evolving story, writes Deidre Brown.
Christmas in Japan comes early for postgraduate architecture student
17 December 2019
Master of Architecture (Professional) student travels to Japan to research her academic lineage and the challenges and opportunities of people living in today's Japanese cities.
Too good to split up: students share top architecture award
11 December 2019
For the first time, the New Zealand Institute of Architecture Student Design Award has gone to two students, both of the University of Auckland.
New scholarship recognises need for more Māori and Pacific architects
4 December 2019
We need more Māori and Pacific students to study architecture, and a scholarship has been set up to encourage them to do so.
Martin Rummel: music careers for modern life
29 November 2019
Opinion: Among other questions about how we teach music, Martin Rummel ponders how we move from a music teaching model based on recreation to a learning model based on creation.
Making modern musicians
28 November 2019
The School of Music revamped its programme this year aiming to turn out Auckland music graduates with different strings to their bows. Denise Montgomery finds out why.
Harnessing the sun and making rainbows
18 November 2019
A team made up of staff and alumni from the University of Auckland has recently been awarded a major design award for an interactive art installation that makes rainbows.