Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
New music study partnership with Malaysian education provider
10 August 2021
The Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the Malaysian education provider SEGi College (Subang Jaya).
No place for cars in cities of the future
5 August 2021
Opinion: We don’t know exactly how a sustainable city will look and function. But we do know it won’t include reliance on the personal car, writes Timothy F. Welch.
Why calling ordinary Kiwi cyclists ‘elitist’ just doesn’t add up
29 July 2021
Something strange has happened to the perception of cyclists and cycling in the more than 200 years they’ve been around. Once a novelty, bike riding has moved from being a critical transport mode to a children’s pastime to now being popularly perceived as an elitist activity.
Why musicals can be tricky to get right on film
21 July 2021
Opinion: Musicals as movies are back with a bang. Gregory Camp wonders if the Marvel fantasies have helped make the unreality of walking and singing less hard to take.
Alys Longley's creative ways to fill a vacuum
1 July 2021
Associate Professor Alys Longley didn’t let a little pandemic get in the way of collaborative global arts projects.
Jazz teacher gathers ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ band
30 June 2021
Dr Olivier Holland of the jazz department at the School of Music, gathered what he describes as “a once-in-a-lifetime-band” of some of the best musicians that currently walk this planet for his just-released double album Gjazz5.
Councils need help with environment balancing act
28 June 2021
Opinion: Councils need guidance on the contradiction of making environmental improvements while hand-in-hand with economic growth, writes Stephen Knight Lenihan.
On addiction and video games
23 June 2021
Opinion: Despite extensive research, scientists still aren’t sure if video games are addictive. But, as Allan Fowler asks, if they were, would that be a bad thing?
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.