Creative Arts and Industries


2015 Summer Scholarships

At a well-attended Postgraduate Information Evening on 15 October 2015, 26 students from various NICAI disciplines were awarded Summer Scholarships to undertake research projects and develop their research skills during the summer months. The scholarship winners below worked with their supervisors on a diverse range of artistic, musical, dance-related and architectural projects.

Emily Bolam Architecture and Planning Investigation into materiality features of the post-densification urban landscape
Sebastian Clarke Architecture and Planning UNESCO World Heritage Status for the Volcanic Field
Joan Ysabe Empiso Architecture and Planning The effect of Southeast Asian migration on Auckland City's domestic landscape
Alexander Figg Architecture and Planning Radical food production strategies for Auckland
Hana Greer Architecture and Planning Researching material for a history of the University of Auckland School of Architecture and Planning
Jisoo Jung Architecture and Planning Auckland's public spaces: Retail landscapes and social life in the urban centres
Danielle Koni Architecture and Planning Researching the history of marae buildings constructed in the period of 1940 - 1955
James Lee Architecture and Planning Design-led innovation for integrated residential building envelopes
Michael McCabe Architecture and Planning Interrogate the anatomy of a Crit
Jessica Young Architecture and Planning Mapping architecture within the Bay of Plenty region
Vivian Aue Dance Practice-led exploration of effectively facilitating the transfer of movement vocabulary from choreographer to dancer
Chloe Baynes Dance Translation between choreography and film through practice-led research
Ruby Dale Dance Fresh, free and frightened: Six recent tertiary dance graduates' stories
Sarah Foster Dance Dancers' employment rights within a New Zealand contemporary dance context
Helen Foy Dance Untold stories from the Cook Islands: a gathering of dancer's narratives to contribute to contemporary indigenous histories of the Pacific
Ebony Kite-Bell Dance Waipapa Whenua Project
Camelle Pink Dance Dancing Divas - Diva performance practice through choreography and performance art
Natalie Schiller Dance "Nudity is no more neutral than a large hat" - Choreography, live art and nudity
Hannah Thompson Dance Pedagogical practices of three Sydney dance company choreographers
Alexander Upokokeu Dance Cook Island and Tahitian Dance Studies: An ethnographic investigation
Jade Whaanga Dance Perform a piece in the presence of my ancestor, Ihaka Whanga (1836 - 1926)
Owen Connors Fine Arts Production of non-normative sexual identity and ideology
Alice King Fine Arts The generative potential of imperfection in printmaking
Lisa Morgan Fine Arts Societal views the female nude in a contemporary context
Peter Scott Fine Arts How the archival system affects the physical orientation of our nation's cultural artefacts
Jaimee Stockman-Young Fine Arts Contemporary post-identity / queer art practice
Laura Suzuki Fine Arts Research and creation of a print publication to accompany Fiona Amundsen's exhibition
Rebecca Ward Fine Arts Research and compile documentation of the University of Auckland Art Collection
Jayden Houghton Music Comparative study for Music and Ethnomusicology