Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
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.
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.