Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Taking a scientific approach to dance
29 September 2022
When researchers talk about the cognitive benefits of dance, what type of dance and what aspect of dance are they talking about? This was the question Carlene Newall de Jesus posed in her PhD.
Opinion: What singing can do for your mental health
27 September 2022
Opinion: Singing is good for our well-being as Dr Suzanne Purdy and Alison Talmage, and members of the CeleBRation Choir, can testify.
Troublesome women and Italian horror: NZ Opera does Macbeth
21 September 2022
The School of Music's Morag Atchison has stepped back on stage on the Zealand Opera’s season of Verdi’s Macbeth, as Lady in Waiting to Lady Macbeth, one of two females roles in the opera.
Weaver, installation artist, mentor and Arts Laureate
5 September 2022
Congratulations to Dr Maureen Lander, distinguished alumni, who has been named as one of seven 2022 Arts Foundation Te Tumu Toi Laureates.
Manjit Singh brings Indian rhythms to Music School
31 August 2022
Manjit Singh’s quest to bring Indian ragas music into mainstream music education has involved going from teacher to student to teacher.
Should we be so welcoming of the return of cruise ships?
24 August 2022
Opinion: Beginning in October, the cruise season will kick in with ships arriving in Auckland every few days, but we need to be aware of their environmental and health impacts, and relatively limited economic benefits, says Tim Welch.
Reclaiming a te ao Māori approach to injury recovery
22 August 2022
A whānau-centred health programme designed to help Māori recover more swiftly from injury is being piloted by the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries in partnership with ACC.
Exhibition captures lesser known and entangled histories
18 August 2022
Creation Stories, an exhibition by Dr Karamia Müller and Simon Denny, visualises our lesser known histories and connections between Sāmoa, German speaking Europe, and Aotearoa New Zealand.
Sondheim, my teacher
12 August 2022
Dr Gregory Camp, who will steer an Auckland Writers Festival event that pays homage to the late, great Stephen Sondheim, credits Sondheim as being one of the most significant influences on him as a teacher.
We need to recognise Indigenous design
10 August 2022
Opinion: Design academics and practitioners need to reflect on the politics of design, says Dr Diana Albarrán González.
How learning jazz is a study of the self
10 August 2022
Internationally renowned jazz pianist and composer, Michael Cain, is visiting the School of Music where he will be teaching jazz students how learning jazz is a study of the self.
What is wrong with the Housing Enabling Bill?
5 August 2022
Opinion: Is the Housing Enabling Bill the best legislation to solve our extreme housing problems? No, argues Patricia Austin, School of Architecture and Planning.