154 results for Creative work, ResearchSpace@Auckland

  • Suicide Pavilions

    Esling, S; Chon, C (2013-12-05)

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Artworks ‘Suicide Pavilions’ is a collaborative exhibition of new work between Auckland-based artists Simon Esling and Clara Chon comprising works on paper, a photograph, printed suicide notes and objects. The suicide pavilions themselves are delicate watercolour, ink, and pencil works on paper depicting contemplative spaces for those who harbour the thought of suicide. Central to these pieces is the idea spoken by the protagonist, Harry, in Herman Hesse’s 'Steppenwolf', ‘that to call suicides only those who actually destroy themselves is false’. Instead, it is the tension within the deliberation of suicide - the avoidance of suicide while holding the thought of it - that Esling and Chon have chosen to explore. The architectural atmosphere of Esling’s imagined illustrations plays on the contrasting aspects of the interior and exterior, and their accompanying structural connotations: lightness, darkness - the flow from one place to another (from one state of mind to the next), as well as their ability to elicit a general ambience or mood. In the drawings and suicide notes (which are both real and imagined) Esling captures those fleeting moments of relief, and inevitably, of falling shadow. The selected sculptural objects suggest something more visceral - they become the tangible points for the physical expression of the psychological friction of the suicide. With its requisite holes and straps, Chon’s crafted leather harness speaks to both the freedom and restraint inherent in the mind of the suicide, where a simultaneous desire exists to be freed from one world, yet remain in it. - Jamie Hanton, Director

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  • Front Load

    Cousins, James

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

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  • Art Unlimited, Art Basel 93

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    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Integration of computing, multi-media and internet methods and techniques into contemporary art practice, will continue to be a focus in the current project. Using interactive and multi-media techniques in art disciplines effectively involves understanding and experimenting with the integration and interfacing of, computer generated material into the installation. The computer can act as a technical programmable interface either in the local scene of audio/visual disjunction or across a computer-based net installation to allow interaction that is not necessarily tied to specifics of time or place. Disjunction of object and reader happens across not only layered meanings and intentions but across disparate media and dislocated net-based media, further challenging the viewer/object-site interchange. Voices or positions are placed in opposition through the programming of voice and sound tracks. During the course of their programmed discussion, an enormous diversity of subjects is forced into a communal relationship through sound. These sound-subjects are utterances – voices with ideas, voices with beliefs, voices with conviction and meaning. Amplified in the exhibition space, they are in a state of literal disharmony, interfering and overlapping, out of sync and disagreeable. In addition, their words are foreign to each other; not just in geography, culture or religion, but also in subjects as diverse as art, science, philosophy, religion and cult activity. In their forced cohabitation, individual positions and meanings are somehow cancelled out as sound and idea compete for attention. Other specific areas addressed in this project will include • Newspapers, periodicals and tabloids as forms of mass dissemination. • Installation as identity – installation, publication and the archiving of societal events. • Aleatoric scripting – random sonic phenomena using statistical procedures

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  • Eyetrackers

    Minissale, Gregory; Lambert, Anthony

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Eyetrackers is a unique fusion of ideas drawn from art and neuroscience. This exhibition is the result of an ongoing conversation between art historian Greg Minissale and cognitive neuroscientist Tony Lambert, in which they have discovered surprising common ground between the visual arts and the visual sciences. In particular, Eyetrackers explores a question that continues to puzzle, fascinate and inspire both artists and scientists alike: How do we see?

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  • Eerst me fiets: first my bike (solo exhibition)

    Parekowhai, Michael

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

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  • White Feathers, for narrator and orchestra

    Elmsly, John

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Premiere public performance

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  • Wrap Me Up, Make Me Happy: Quality Control Remix II

    Harvey, Mark

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

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  • North German Organ Music [CD recording]

    Tibbles, James

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Recording on Ahrend Organ, Monash University, Melbourne

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  • Te Ao Marama

    Matthews, Stephen (2010)

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Stephen Matthews - Composer Piece for C flute, alto flute, bass flute, taonga puoro, voice and percussion instruments

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  • Hedged it

    Kerr, Sean

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Newall, S., Curator. "Hedged it", sound interactive, "Garage Yard Installations", 1st Mar-2 Mar, Marrickville Garage project space, Marrickville, Sydney. The group show was curated by Sarah Newall, Director of Marrickville Garage Project Space. My work was a interactive sound work, that responded to viewers movements. Other artists included in the show/public event was Annie Aitken, Jonathan Roson & Bashar Gurkan, Josie Cavallaro, Francesca Heinz, Lisa Andrew, Sash Catts, Sara Givins, Sally Clarke.

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  • Inferno: Dialogos

    Lines, David; Mason Battley, C; Giles, S; Thomas, S; Psathas, J (2015-10-24)

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

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  • out the window breath bone feather

    Brown, Carol; Whitehead, G; Graham, F

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Choreographer Carol Brown Composer Gillian Whitehead Dramaturg Fiona Graham Design Kasia Pol Photographer Solomon Mortimer 'out the window breath bone feather' draws on the extraordinarily rich history of the Pah Homestead since its establishment in 1877, with its changing residents including landed gentry, servants, orphans, nuns, immigrants and broken families, acknowledging as well the prehistory and the site of the pre-European Whataroa Pah. 'out the window breath bone feather' approached collaboratively, explores the memories and stories that resonate through the house and landscape.

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  • The A List

    Field, Kevin

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Compact Disc recording featuring Nir Felder, Matt Penman and Obed Calvaire. Nominated for Best Jazz album at the 2016 NZ Music Awards

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  • Minos: Dialogos

    Lines, David; Mason Battley, C; Giles, S; Thomas, S; Psathas, J (2015-10-24)

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

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  • Karlheinz Company - from Dylan to Xenakis

    de Castro, EC (2016-04-05)

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Xenakis, Paille in the wind, David Grahame Taylor Obloki nad Ferrera

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  • Love and Marriage concert with Dame Felicity Lott, Gabriel Woolf, Edith Salzmann, Leo Phillips, Stephen de Pledge

    Salzmann, Edith

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Gala evening, Haydn piano trio, chamber orchestra

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  • Waikenae concert series, the Auckland Ensemble

    Salzmann, Edith; Almonte, C; Thurlow, S

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Mozart: Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, K478. Brahms: Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Opus 60. Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat, Opus 47.

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  • Concerto Auckland; Kufferath, Irons, Salzmann trio

    Irons, D; Kufferath, E; Salzmann, Edith

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Piano trio evening with works by Haydn and Brahms Joseph Haydn, Trio G Major Hob. XV. Elliott Carter, Mnemosyne for violin & Figment IV for viola. Maurice Ravel, Sonata for violin and piano No.2 in G Major. Johannes Brahms, Trio in B Major op.8.

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  • Cries of Auckland, for string quartet and six voices

    de Castro-Robinson, Eve (2014-12-15)

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Adam Chamber Music Festival, Nelson, February 2015 I was commissioned by the New Zealand String Quartet to write a piece for the New Zealand String Quartet and the Australian Song Company to premiere during the Adam Chamber Music Festival, Nelson, February 2015

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  • Andrea Zani: Complete cello concertos

    Rummel, Martin

    Creative work
    The University of Auckland Library

    Martin Rummel (cello soloist), Kölner Akademie (orchestra), Michael Alexander Willens (conductor) This recording was awarded the "Pizzicato Supersonic Award", the "American Record Guide Critics Choice" award and was listed on the Fanfare "Want List" as well as nominated for an ICMA award.

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