Art and design news

  • A perspective unique to Manukau
    Communication Design students from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) South Campus exhibited their end-of-year work at the gala opening of the Original Art Sale, being held at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau from October 14-16.
  • AUT secures 25 Best Award nominations
    Twenty five projects by students and staff from the School of Art and Design and Colab have secured nominations in the country’s top design awards.
  • TEDxManukau: Explore, Realise, Act
    Last month, David Sinfield, senior lecturer and undergraduate programme leader of Graphic Design and Moving Image at AUT South Campus, explored the relationship between lettering, design and storytelling across time and space at TEDxManukau.
  • Rookie + AD15
    Final year fashion students transformed the newly-reopened St James’ Theatre into a fashion hotspot last week.
  • New year goal already decided for AUT staff member
    As we get closer to the new year, many of us will be thinking about setting goals, but AUT staff member Kritteka Gregory already knows what her goal will be, to qualify in badminton for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
  • AUT Rookie show a success
    AUT University’s Rookie show last night delivered on its promise to be unlike any other.

    The show, held in underground car park Shed 15, included a 100m runway, a ‘wall of sound’, music from Electric Boutique and Voom as well as plenty of collections that had the crowd talking.

    The collections ranged from commercial to the outrageous, and AUT’s Head of the Fashion Department, Andreas Mikellis could not have been more pleased. 
  • Christmas shopping with a difference
    The end of year is usually marked by moments of gifting desperation brought on by the Christmas season.  AUT’s ST PAUL St Gallery aims to alleviate the burden by hosting an End of Year Fair mixing art, craft, design and performance – a fair where some things are for sale and some things aren’t, and most things are under $100.
  • AUT lecturer a 2012 Fulbright Scholar
    Research into site-based art projects has seen an AUT senior lecturer be the worthy recipient of a 2012 Fulbright New Zealand Senior Scholar Awards.

Last updated: 10-Jun-2016 3.39pm

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