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1 CONTENT S NGĀ IHIR ANGI Creative Arts INTRODUCTION POSTGRADUATE STUDY 02 Rankings and awards 42 Postgraduate study > Bachelor of Creative Media 03 Welcome Production (Honours) 04 Wellington > Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours) > Postgraduate Diploma Design 05 Student life > Postgraduate Diploma Fine Arts > Postgraduate Diploma Māori Visual Arts 06 Make and create > Master of Design 08 Opportunities > Master of Design Weta Workshop > Master of Fine Arts > Master of Creative Enterprise DEGREES > PhD 11 Bachelor of Design with Honours GRADUATE STUDY > Concept Design > Fashion Design 48 Admission and Enrolment > Semester start dates and > Industrial Design completion times > Integrated Design > Selected entry and open entry > Photography programmes > Spatial Design > Textile Design 50 Portfolio requirements > Visual Communication Design 53 International students 23 Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours 54 Scholarships 25 Design and Fine Arts Degree 56 Key Information > Events Structure > Fees 27 Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts > Accommodation > Support 29 Māori Visual Arts Degree Structure 31 Bachelor of Creative Media Production 32 Creative Media Production INSIDE COVER: ORIENTATION 2018. STUDENTS Pathways GRADUATED 2020 AND 2021. > Film and Television > Animation and VFX Please note: The information contained > Game Development in this publication is indicative of > Creative Technologies the offerings available in 2022 and > Producing and Directing subsequent years. This information may be subject to change. While all > Immersive Media reasonable efforts will be made to 37 Bachelor of Commercial Music ensure listed programmes are offered > Music Industry and regulations are up to date, the University reserves the right to change > Music Practice the content or method of presentation, > Music Technology or to withdraw any qualification or part thereof, or impose limitations on 41 Foundation Certificate enrolments. For the most up to date information please go to creative.massey.ac.nz
2 ABOU T THE COLLEGE OUR GRADUATES ARE SOUGHT AFTER BY EMPLOYERS, WITH 77% OF ALL GRADUATES FROM OUR BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES* Rankings & IN FULL OR PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT WITHIN SIX MONTHS Awards OF GRADUATING * Music, design, fine art and creative media production – Graduate Destinations Survey 2020 QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS JAMES DYSON AOTEAROA MUSIC AWARDS Top 100 for art and design for 5 years running. Massey grads have won the National Dyson Tiare Kelly, Felix Holton and Dylan Clark Award for 17 of the 19 years of this award. In completed their Bachelor of Commercial Music RESEARCH (PBRF) 2020, of the 24 entries, 7 were from Massey, degrees while working as band members Across design and visual arts and craft, with all three top places being won by Massey with top-rated act BENEE. BENEE dominated the College of Creative Arts comes out on design graduates. at the 2020 Aotearoa Music Awards. top, with the largest number of top-rated researchers of all tertiary institutions in TE TOHI O TE PAPA TONGAREWA MAJOR AIRPLAY New Zealand. RONGOMARAEROA 2020 graduates who released successful Ka pai rawe to our Professor Bob Jahnke, singles and albums include Transistor (Lochie RED DOT who won the Te Tohi o Te Papa Tongarewa Noble), Sofia Machray and RIIKI (Raquel Ngā Pae Māhutonga Wellington School of Rongomaraeroa award in 2020 for outstanding Abolins-Reid). Transistor and Sofia received Design has ranked in the top 3 in Asia Pacific contribution to ngā toi Māori. strong airplay on student radio throughout in the annual International Red Dot Awards for New Zealand. The RIIKI single ‘High Heights’ six years in a row, with five design graduates TO THE FLOOR has had over a million plays on Spotify, winning awards for their work in the 2020 Wellington School of Design’s Ashley Oswin significant airplay across major commercial competition. won the To The Floor design competition with radio stations in New Zealand, and RIIKI DINZ BEST AWARDS her carpet tile design ‘Circular Relationships’. has performed at a number of major summer She is now developing a carpet tile collection festivals. In 2020 a third of all student finalists were with global manufacturer Milliken-Ontera. from Massey, and 24 projects were awarded INDEPENDENT SHORTS AWARDS gold, silver and bronze across all categories. GOOD DESIGN AWARDS Film lecturer Gwen Isaac received an Over the past 18 years of the awards there Industrial Design students Daniel Shorrock, honorable mention for best documentary short have been 510 Massey student finalists and Zoe Lovell-Smith, Chris Warren, Oscar at the Los Angeles based Independent Short 279 award winners. Jackson, Fergus Salmon and Liam Avery won Awards for her film ‘Siouxsie and the Virus’. a Gold Good Design Award for their Electric Cargo Trike. ECC NZ STUDENT CRAFT / DESIGN AWARDS In 2020, PhD candidate Erana Kaa won the Friends of the Dowse Fashion Design Award, and Lucy Grunfeld and Saskia Jamieson won the ECC Lighting and Furniture Product Design Award. Two other Massey students were highly commended, in Ceramics, and Visual Communication Design (Illustration).
3 ABOU T THE COLLEGE Nau mai Haere mai WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS Toi Rauwhārangi College of Creative Arts is New Zealand’s leading university in creative TE HAANA PAEWAI (BMVA 2020) arts, offering comprehensive, internationally benchmarked, future-focused programmes. Our studio-based learning environment creates innovative thinkers and makers. World-class, industry-connected academic staff provide an inspiring and supportive culture that will give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in all creative industries. We offer internationally acclaimed degrees in Design, Māori Visual Arts, Fine Arts, Commercial Music and Creative Media Production. With an excellent reputation for innovative creative arts research and practice, Toi Rauwhārangi is New Zealand’s oldest and most comprehensive creative arts school. At Toi Rauwhārangi you will work across disciplines and on collaborative projects that develop leadership skills and foster lifelong connections. Our courses are often based on live briefs and projects, giving you real world understanding and connections with people in the industry. You’ll develop both critical thinking and technical expertise that prepares you well for a creative career. Our degrees place our graduates well ahead in the increasingly competitive global job market, where entrepreneurial attitudes and creative problem- solving skills are highly sought by employers. Toi Rauwhārangi staff are recognised in Aotearoa, the Pacific and internationally for their distinctive contribution to indigenous art practice. We’re dedicated to Māori achievement in teaching, research and learning, and committed to the success of Māori and Pacific students. Our programmes are based on a pōwhiri framework that acknowledges our distinct cultural and geographical location in Aotearoa New Zealand. This framework develops confident students who display toi (creativity), mōhio (virtuosity, skill), mātauranga (understanding), mana (autonomy), and whānaungatanga (connectedness).
4 ABOU T THE COLLEGE Wellington KNOWN AS NEW ZEALAND’S COOLEST LITTLE CAPITAL Wellington is a creative, friendly, and safe city to live in. Our campus is centrally located, within walking distance from the thriving city centre. Wellington is compact, accessible and vibrant, and there’s always something happening. The centre of government and business in Aotearoa, Wellington is also home to our world-class film industry, top design firms, tech hubs, Te Papa Tongarewa and a flourishing art scene. Surrounded by lush green hills and a diverse coastline, Wellington is full of walks and places to explore. The city is famous for a vibrant creative culture fuelled by great food, coffee and craft beer. Massey’s campus is not far from entertainment and nightlife in Cuba Street and Courtenay Place, with excellent transport links, as well as the beautiful waterfront. Everything is within easy walking distance so that both work and play are right on your doorstep. PHOTOGRAPHY BY JEFF MCEWAN
5 ABOU T THE COLLEGE Student life WE WELCOME DIVERSITY, WITH CLUBS, GROUPS AND CULTURAL NETWORKS TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR PLACE AND MAKE NEW CONNECTIONS. Our campus offers plenty of resources to inspire and enhance your study and creative practice.
6 ABOU T THE COLLEGE Make & create DEVELOP new knowledge, ideas and systems. EXPERIMENT with new ways of seeing, making and doing. LEARN from some of the best practitioners and researchers in the world. KA MUA, KA MURI XOĒ HALL EXPLORE what it means to be a creative person in Aotearoa New Zealand. COLLABORATE AND CONTRIBUTE share ideas, make new work, and participate in real world projects that make a difference.
7 ABOU T THE COLLEGE OUR STUDENTS SPEND MOST OF THEIR TIME AT MASSEY MAKING AND THINKING IN STUDIOS, WORKSHOPS AND MEDIA LABS. TYPICALLY, AT LEAST TWO-THIRDS OF YOUR CLASSES WILL BE HANDS-ON.
8 ABOU T THE COLLEGE Opportunities WHEN YOU STUDY CREATIVE ARTS AT MASSEY, YOU BECOME PART OF A DIVERSE CREATIVE COMMUNITY. WE OFFER LOTS OF EXTRA OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR WAY. MEET AND MAKE NEW BUSINESS The college has partnered with MBIE, DIA, MPI, Callaghan, Te Papa, Cuba Dupa, WREDA, WOW, Alexander Turnbull Library and Agribusiness New Zealand. GO ON AN INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND WORK ON STUDY TOUR MEANINGFUL PROJECTS Fashion and Creative Media Production Producing VAKA, a climate change students in India, 2019. documentary, enabled students of Creative Media Production to film on location in Tokelau, with assistance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. STUDY ABROAD AT ONE OF MASSEY’S WORLD-CLASS PARTNER UNIVERSITIES Clara Gan, BDes (Hons) Industrial Design, studied at Munich University, Germany in 2019. MAKE GREAT WORK Our students win awards at national and international competitions.
9 JOIN CLUBS AND ABOU T THE COLLECTIVES THAT CONNECT COLLEGE YOU WITH PEOPLE WHO SHARE YOUR PASSIONS AND INTERESTS Banter and Brews, a student initiative focused on supporting the transition from study to work. Open Lab is a place for students to gain real life design experience. We bridge the gap between students and EXHIBIT, PROMOTE OR the wider design industry, with paid PERFORM YOUR WORK ON internships and the opportunity to work with actual clients. AND OFF CAMPUS The final year exhibition for Check out Open Lab The Podcast graduating students, Exposure on Spotify or iTunes. Exhibition is a must-see event held at the beginning of November each year. ACCESS FAB LAB WGTN Use all the tools and workshop facilities here at the college, including digital and fabrication resources at Australasia’s first Fab Lab.
10 DESIGN EVA NGAMANU JADE JOHNSTON TEXTILE DESIGN PHOTOGRAPHY ANYA WANGSUWAN JENNY MOON VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN SPATIAL DESIGN LES MEADOWS, MICHAELA LAWN, HAVILAH ARENDSE SHUBHAM GHANATHA, INDUSTRIAL DESIGN FASHION DESIGN
11 DESIGN Bachelor of Design with Selected entry Honours Four years full time Wellington BDes(Hons) Find your design strengths at DESIGN MAJORS INCLUDE : CAREERS INCLUDE: New Zealand’s most comprehensive > Concept design Industrial designer, documentary photographer, design programme. > Fashion design graphic designer, fashion designer, textile or Ngā Pae Māhutonga Wellington School of > Industrial design surface designer, service designer, spatial Design was established in 1886, and continues > Integrated design designer, advertising executive, brand manager, a tradition of research-led, innovatively taught > Photography information designer, commercial photographer, design education that has produced some > Spatial design transport designer, interaction designer, of the world’s most respected and successful > Textile design concept designer, entertainment designer, designers. > Visual communication design pattern-maker, user experience (UX) designer, fashion stylist, typographic designer, freelance The BDes(Hons) offers majors in photography, concept design, fashion and textile design, WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT design contractor, design researcher, illustrator, DESIGN AT MASSEY? business owner, and many more. spatial and industrial design, integrated design and visual communication design. Vibrant studio environments GUS HUNTER In the course of your study you’ll address local Collaboration drives your creative development A visual communication and design graduate, and global issues, producing inspirational design Shared briefs across majors Gus Hunter is now a senior concept designer solutions for a rapidly changing world. For Designers work in multi-disciplinary teams as at Weta Workshop. From an early age he example, through design, how do we encourage well as on individual projects knew he was interested in art. A keen drawer, more young people to vote, our consumer he was enthralled by the drawings in Marvel, practices to be more sustainable, our services Design thinking DC and Creepy comic books; films such as more efficient or our environments healthier? Create systems and experiences as well as Animal Farm; and old master painters such products as Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci. The first year explores design practice and its His Pacific island heritage fueled his desire core concepts, methods and applications through Live briefs to give back to the community, and he has hands-on projects. You’ll be introduced to a Work on projects for real clients worked with local budding artists to illustrate range of disciplines and the principles of design Pōwhiri framework children’s stories for their own schools. through investigation, concept development and Experience learning through an integrated making. You’ll mix, discuss and collaborate with He was one of the lead concept designers Pōwhiri framework, which incorporates Māori on King Kong and also had a significant other students across art, design, music and perspectives and guides you through four years creative media production. Work individually as contribution to many of Weta Workshop’s of supportive learning movies including the Lord of The Rings well as with peers and tutors to develop your own design voice. Office hours trilogy, The Hobbit, the Narnia films and Seek advice from any academic staff member, Avatar. He also worked on the Gallipoli: Throughout your study you can choose electives not just your own lecturers The Scale of Our War exhibition at Te Papa that support your selected major, or allow you to Tongarewa. Gus was inducted into the branch out into other creative disciplines. Graduate job-ready College of Creative Arts Hall of Fame in 2016. Emerge well-prepared for a creative career anywhere in the world. WHY FOUR YEARS? Your fourth year is an opportunity to really extend your skills and push the boundaries of design innovation. You can choose between the more research-based honours programme or a project-based non-honours programme. GUS HUNTER
12 DESIGN Concept Design BDes Major Create concept design in both 2D and 3D Concept design is about visualising and BO MOORE, MDES 2016 for entertainment and education within developing the ideas behind film, television, Bo Moore is a concept designer with a film, animation, television, gaming, gaming, performance, or interactive experiences. passion for character design, interactive and location-based experiences. In concept design you’ll use traditional art narrative and worldbuilding. Her work Design stunning visuals and concepts forms like drawing and sculpting 3D models, blurs the line between science fiction and as well as making digital plans and renders, to fantasy, telling stories of the strange for imaginary worlds, compelling communicate your concepts for new objects, and the strangely familiar through a range characters, engaging environments, characters or environments. of mediums. and incredible stories. You could be designing characters, creatures, She has worked for Huhu (a Māori TV Apply these skills as you explore props, vehicles and machines, all the way to animated children’s show). She has also storytelling through idea creation, building entire worlds to form the foundations developed concept art for Pukeko Pictures drawing, explorative design, modelling of feature films, theme parks, events, toys or plus she was the key designer on the award and sculpting to realise the design exhibits. winning Promised Land books – the world’s of environments, props, characters first LGBTQ themed fairy tale. Concept design is one of the first stages in every and costumes. design process, and concept designers create the JOEL SAVAGE, BDES(HONS) 2014 basis for further production and development, 3D ARTIST (FRAMESTORE, UK) rather than finished products. Joel is a 3D artist. He worked at Weta In this major you’ll study in courses focused upon Workshop and Magic Leap as a 3D artist drawing, prototyping and rigorous conceptual and modeller, before moving to Framestore development of characters, environments, in the UK. At Weta Workshop he worked costumes and creatures. on Ghost in the Shell, GKR and Pacific Rim. BO MOORE JOEL SAVAGE
13 DESIGN Fashion Design BDes Major We consume fashion daily; it constantly You will explore and develop fashion design There are also opportunities for internships, shapes us and is shaped by us. The concepts for international markets as well as and for students to collaborate internationally global impact of this multi-billion-dollar Aotearoa New Zealand, through garments, with other fashion design schools and present industry is challenging future fashion accessories and systems that respond to the collections at New Zealand Fashion Week and thinkers and makers to explore new times. Learn skills in idea generation, fashion other Fashion Weeks around the world. Our communication, pattern making, construction, graduates have a long history of success in directions and make changes to create a materials, historical and contemporary fashion design competitions such as WOW, iD Emerging more sustainable future in fashion. analysis and critical thinking, challenging how Designer Awards, Hokonui Fashion Design things are done through fashion practice. Think Awards, Miromoda Fashion Design Awards, broadly and push boundaries, exploring anything including Sean Kelly, winner of Project Runway from a 3D printed open-source garment design, (USA) in 2014 and Bradley Smit winning a Silver to a gender-neutral collection that questions Award at the Best Awards 2019. ideas of gender and identity. JING HE, BDES (HONS) Our facilities and staff offer almost unlimited FASHION DESIGN, 2020 possibility. You may find your work on the Assimilation // Annexation intends to catwalk following in the footsteps of alumni like simultaneously expose and confront the Kate Sylvester and Kathryn Wilson; you may institution of marriage from my cultural develop new sustainable fashion systems taking perspective. This collection embodies fashion towards a more responsible future. diverse Asian feminine identities and voices, by performing and capturing moments of my mum’s life through transformed bridal dresses, exploring concepts of loss, memory and nostalgia. The white wedding dress may function as a representative stereotype of femininity whilst exploring hidden symbolisms through cultural tradition and social rituals for women. From China. CAITLIN SNELL, BDES (HONS) FASHION DESIGN, 2020 The lockdown created an inability to purchase new non-essential fabrics, providing motivation to find innovative ways to incorporate scrap, damaged or repurposed household materials into my work. These were donated or acquired at zero cost during the Level 3 and 4 restrictions. This allowed me to work slowly and sustainably while also considering the role of nostalgia in producing pleasure. JING HE CAITLIN SNELL
14 DESIGN Industrial Design BDes Major As an industrial designer you’ll develop You’ll learn how to meet the social, cultural, You’ll work in our state-of-the-art studios, aspirational and elegant objects, economic, and environmental needs of people workshops and digital fabrication facilities products and systems for our world. through innovative thinking and creative including Australasia’s first Fab Lab. Our You’ll design products and develop application of new technologies, defining the industrial design graduates win national and new-to-the-world ideas, for example world for future generations. international awards for their work, including Red Dot, Dyson, Electrolux, Sony, LG Designer’s a mountain bike helmet that can manage As an industrial design student you’ll learn Institute Best Awards, and the ECC NZ Student concussion, or a garment to help how to manipulate the material world using Craft / Design Awards. Our alumni can be found people manage anxiety. both physical and digital processes. Through in design roles with Apple, Ducati, Nike, Fisher studio-based classes you’ll learn about idea and Paykel, Formway, Macpac, Howard Wright, generation, materials, processes, human Gallaghers, Weta Workshop and phil&teds. experience, ergonomics, visual communication, modelling and production. LESLIE MEADOWS, MICHAELA LAWN, Psych SHUBHAM GHANATHA, BDES (HONS), 2020 Psych: Leslie, Michaela and Shubham set out to design and develop a personal electric vehicle that could meet the needs of a broader range of commuters. Psych is an adaptable electric micro-vehicle that allows the rider to adjust its configuration for different uses, placing it between the convenience of a bicycle and utility of a car. HANNA DE RIDDER BDES (HONS), 2020 Mindful: In this project, Hanna set out to address cluttered, chaotic and stressful home environments especially for people living in smaller spaces. She designed a flat packable, multifunctional storage system LESLIE MEADOWS, MICHAELA LAWN, SHUBHAM GHANATHA for two people with an emphasis on only holding the necessities. ‘Mindful’ improves peoples’ wellbeing through reducing both physical and mental clutter, as well highlighting the often-wasteful life cycle of domestic furniture and reflecting on consumption and purchasing habits. HANNA DE RIDDER
15 DESIGN Integrated Design BDes Major In the past decade, designers have had Integrated design allows you to include design Integrated design offers a new way for you to become agile and multidisciplinary studio courses from two design majors. Choose to approach a design career and form your in order to respond to the speed of from concept, fashion, industrial, photography, own solutions to the challenges that emerge change in the world around them. The spatial, textile and visual communication from contemporary design practice. With the distinction between different fields of design. You could explore the intersection of Wellington School of Design’s traditions and photography and fashion, or textile design with expertise, integrated design will encourage you design has blurred, as the demand for an industrial application, or any other design to form your own creative, professional and proactive, versatile, flexible and curious combination that appeals to you. consultative methods. designers has increased. You’ll begin by exploring famous and well- TRACEY GUIEB, BDES, 2020 understood models of design from over the past BenifiSense: A Sensory Jacket for Individuals century. As you progress, you’ll integrate a variety with SPD. BenifiSense is a jacket that aims of techniques and strategies in your design to prepare adults with Sensory Processing practice, considering perspectives that include Disorder (SPD) for environments where they a diversity of people, their needs and desires, may be prone to experience sensory overload. cultures and contexts, and points of view. It does this by catering for the senses in a discrete and non-disruptive way, allowing the user to interact with the jacket when and how they want, depending on their individual sensory needs. This project was developed within a 4th year industrial design brief. TRACEY GUIEB
16 DESIGN Photography BDes Major Photographers help people to see the Massey has the longest running photography When you graduate, you’ll join Massey alumni world in new ways, using both critical programme in New Zealand and is led by some whose careers span the range from fine understanding and highly developed of Aotearoa’s most distinguished contemporary art to commercial, photojournalism, fashion technical skills with the ability to use photographers, including Anne Noble, Shaun photography, content creation for digital media, a range of communication modes. Waugh and Wayne Barrar. and work within the gallery/museum sectors. You’ll be introduced to a range of technologies HENDRIX HENNESSY-ROPIHA while developing a social and cultural NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU & NGĀTI understanding of photography’s place in society. RAUKAWA, BDES (HONS) 2020 There are well-equipped studios, colour- We can travel only a short way together: managed digital photography computer suites We stood in the intersection and talked without and high quality digital print facilities, as well as opening our mouths. You appeared younger, wet-based darkrooms and specialist labs. like when we first met, surrounded by people who shared a closeness with you. It was As the course progresses your work will embrace strange, fading from a dream while realising longer-term, often self-directed projects dealing that for now, this would be our final farewell. with ideas and issues of real relevance within your personal and professional life. You can ‘We can travel only a short way together’ choose to develop expertise in commercial, art- explores the underlying issues of taboo, based or documentary photography, with access restriction and invisibility when discussing to a wide range of cameras and capture systems suicide in New Zealand. to realise your dreams. MIA VINACCIA BDES 2020 Queen. Gendered stereotypes and unrealistic ideals impact how we view ourselves and the people around us. This is especially evident in editorial, commercial and fashion photography, where gendered stereotypes coincide with the problematic physical appearances that are reinforced in our day to day lives. ‘Queen’ playfully reveals how the extreme stereotypes of gendered power are embedded in contemporary society and play out through mass media and cinematic experiences. HENDRIX HENNESSY-ROPIHA MIA VINACCIA
17 DESIGN Spatial Design BDes Major TOM CALDER, (HONS) SPATIAL DESIGN, 2020 Shelter from the Storm offers the tourist industry a contemporary backcountry hut experience on Grasmere Station as an alternative to the Great Walks multi-day tramping geared for mass-tourism. A contemporary interpretation of traditional backcountry hut heritage providing more profound experiences with the natural environment and history. The design is generated through explorations into spatial experiences of shelter, backcountry hut typology and interior elements, including strategies for camouflage and framing. TOM CALDER KATE STANLEY, (HONS) SPATIAL DESIGN, 2020 Spatial designers shape the Rethink built and virtual spaces in ways that Respect your Elders: This project considers environments that we inhabit and the are innovative, speculative, and mindful of the whether practices of holistic healing can ways we experience them. Spatial wellbeing of people and the planet. You’ll learn be extended beyond the normal empathetic design provides educational experience to understand, represent and create spaces, range to include heritage architecture that in new and emerging spatial practices working between studios, workshops and site- has suffered or is suffering earthquake and professions, while maintaining a specific environments. Learn technical drawing trauma. By personifying architecture through foundation in traditional design such skills, rendering software and video editing its historical, social and cultural layers and as interior architecture, landscape skills to create, imagine and represent spaces. connections, brick and mortar can be, and and urban design. It explores should be afforded personal, body to body You will discover ways to imagine and construct temporary spaces like exhibitions care and respect usually reserved for human engaging environments in both physical and and performances, and digital spaces to human healing. This project re-frames digital space, from the big picture right down including online environments, virtual the perception of dormant, traumatized to the detail of construction and materiality. reality and mixed reality. architecture, afflicted by un-inhabitation and You’ll explore light, surfaces and materials, and reconstruction. By creating a practitioner, consider the way people interact with spaces, patient relationship between myself and a in different social, cultural and historical body of brick the building becomes a relatable contexts. and recognisable character for the surrounding Our graduates find exciting jobs as spatial communities, who have experienced the designers, interior designers, architectural trauma of earthquakes. Through this act of designers, digital designers, performance care I can uplift the building’s character and designers, landscape designers, web designers, face, renewing its place in the community and digital FX artists, and interaction and culture of the wider site, to celebrate longevity experience designers. New types of jobs are and trauma as part of its character. constantly emerging. KATE STANLEY
18 DESIGN Textile Design BDes Major Textiles design spans everything The textile design major focuses on the creation Our students regularly enjoy success in a range from fashion and interiors, to industrial of new textiles, materials and surfaces for a of national and international competitions products and exhibitions. Push the diverse range of applications including fashion, including Best Awards, Red Dot, The Society boundaries of surface, texture and product, interiors and art. You will develop of Dyers and Colorists, the ECC New Zealand material, in a programme that prioritises specialist skills in print, weave, knit, embroidery, Student Craft / Design Awards and The Surface dye and materials through learning traditional Design Association. design for sustainability. textile techniques and working with state-of-the- art digital technologies. SOPHIE PARSONS, BDES (HONS) TEXTILE DESIGN We encourage you to harness the potential Distant Connections is an interior surface that textiles and materials have to make a design collection that explores New positive impact in the world, while considering Zealanders response to Covid-19. Inspired sustainability in your approach. Engage with the by the spatial restrictions that limit our history of traditional textiles in Aotearoa New physical interactions, Distant Connections Zealand and globally, and combine conventional captures the consequential bonds formed methods with high-tech approaches like VR, within our communities. These bonds enable bio-design and material-driven innovation. us to maintain strength during uncertain Textile design graduates have gone on to work times. Using digital print on paper, textile and around the globe in areas including textile design ceramic, this collection is designed for your for fashion and interiors; product development home; the place you now know so well. for multiple industries like sport, health care and travel; materials research and development; illustration and surface design; and art. SOPHIE PARSONS
19 DESIGN Visual Communication Design BDes Major Visual communication design (VCD) As a VCD student you’ll learn to become an MATT LAW, BDES (HONS), is at the heart of how we experience the independent creative and critical thinker VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN world; guiding, informing, educating and and maker, developing innovative responses Based on the challenges of climbing a inspiring us every day. to address complex issues facing our world. mountain, UP! is a gameful tool designed to In the first two years of the VCD major you’ll inspire children to develop healthy self- Visual communication design spans management strategies — especially those gain confidence and proficiency with technical print and editorial design, illustration, living with a chronic health condition. Players skills across the discipline, and learn processes brand communication, motion graphics, take on the role of mountaineers, acquiring for developing ideas. video, information design, AR and VR, and trading tokens to build a route to the and mobile application and web. Our visual communication design students and summit. Open-ended question cards prompt graduates excel nationally and internationally meaningful discussion around a holistic in the Best Awards, Red Dot Design Awards, approach to health and equip players with and are recognised by the International Society transferable skills for future challenges. of Typographic Design. FRANKIE HAYMAN, BDES (HONS), There is a growing demand for graduates who VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN can apply design thinking at a strategic level Nudge aims to help the students of Massey in business, government and within social College of Creative Arts navigate curriculum and civic enterprises. VCD graduates also go through radical transparency so they on to work as creative directors, interactive can make informed decisions when picking designers, graphic designers, user experience papers. This online tool gives students (UX) designers, typographic designers, access to student reviews, student work advertising executives, brand managers, and alumni hindsight, acting as a window publishers, web designers, and illustrators. into the Massey experience. MATT LAW FRANKIE HAYMAN
20 DESIGN Visual Communication Design Pathways Within the design degree you can These pathways are sets of electives from combine a selection of electives which visual communication design that fit together will give you a range of specialised well, sometimes in combination with electives skills and in-depth knowledge. Below from other creative arts disciplines including you can see a variety of options provided fine arts, creative media production, and even commercial music. You can take these currently in the Bachelor of Design with pathways even if VCD is not your major. Honours and the Bachelor of Design. BRAND Brand communication provides students KASEY MCDONELL with a range of critical and practical skills BDES(HONS), 2020 for engaging with marketing, service and Project Zero. We need a majority of people experience design thinking. Beginning with prioritising action to fight climate change, but visual identity design, the pathway moves climate rhetoric paralyses people rather than through product-centred branding, and motivating them. Designers can persuade concludes with the user-centred strategies more people to demand action by changing for designing services. From designing logos the rhetoric of low carbon behaviours. to staging transformational experiences, To persuade people from being concerned, to this pathway will equip you for these exciting demanding wider change, Project Zero excites and growing areas of design practice. people with a fresh approach to plant-based meat, gives confidence with a smart recipe service and helps support community action. ILLUSTRATION Explore illustration as both art form, and as MATT JENNINGS a medium for design communication. This BDES(HONS) 2020 entails developing industry-level illustration Mr Stranger Is Your Friend In The skills for print and online platforms including: Apocalypse. As the music industry pushes text analysis, conceptual development, visual further into the digital space, album covers representation, visual style and rendering, and and music videos are being squeezed into 3D modelling. You will become accomplished in our pockets. I believe that there needs to producing engaging illustrations and narratives be a resurgence in the visual translations on a range of topics, in response to course of music in order to truly communicate an and industry briefs. Through this pathway you idea to those listening. In response to this, will also develop your own personal style and I have designed a modular Graphic-Score perspective as an illustrator. that enables a musician to independently establish their own visual identity and enhance the communication of an idea through an album.
21 DESIGN INFORMATION DESIGN Learn how to transform complex data and TUI WRIGHT-MEMBRY information into impactful messages. In a world BDES (HONS) 2020 that is increasingly built on information and Puku Ora is a personal account of living with facts, information design takes these elements Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBS is painful and makes them accessible and entertaining. and exhausting. Researching and implementing As you progress through this pathway you’ll scientific information is consuming and difficult. explore how to translate data into clear This project employs a strategy of ‘humanising communication, engaging stories, and finally good scientific information’. By carefully into meaningful interactions. You’ll become identifying each stage of this experience the book a storyteller of data, unlocking the skills to offers a nurturing and empathetic step by step engage users and change minds. support framework to follow. A book delivering good science wrapped in beautiful empathy. INTERACTION DESIGN Explore how humans interact with objects, JASMIN PAPWORTH spaces, and technology. This pathway covers BDES(HONS) 2020 a wide range of media and situations including Safari 2.0 is an immersive online environment website and app interfaces, exhibitions that creates an experience that captivates and installations, and exciting emerging customers senses and emotions. The website technologies like virtual and augmented reality. uses experience and destination marketing Through this learning, you’ll gain insight design to convert the COVID-19 disruption into user-needs and how to guide users in a into a transformative innovation, with the way that is useful, intuitive and enjoyable. added potential to reimagine and reform the next normal for the tourism industry. With the case study of Nigel Perks Discovery, the experience of the website is personal; its aim is not to sell, but inspire. TYPOGRAPHY Typography can be informative, expressive or SAM FRASER interpretative and spans all forms of media and BDES(HONS) 2020 communication. The typographic pathway builds International recognition for Massey typography from fundamental principles of letterforms, students. Fourth year design student Sam legibility and design of layouts to complex Fraser was awarded the highest recognition narratives. Typographic electives offered in each of commendation in the annual International year aim to develop skills through interpreting Society of Typographic Designers student simple concepts to complex self-directed membership assessment. His was the only research projects with an advanced level of commendation out of 52 students who entered craft and conceptual thinking. In the fourth year the South Pacific assessment. His personal there is a hand printing option in contemporary experience of Covid lockdown was a response letterpress and the opportunity for submission to the ISTD brief: The Significance of Numbers. to an international typographic assessment.
22 FINE AR T S WINONA FOLAU MALAGA FA’ALEAGAGA JORDAN OOSTERMAN SARAH WILLIS OFFICECORE RECREATIONAL GARDENING
23 FINE AR T S Bachelor of Fine Arts Selected entry with Honours Four years full time Wellington BFA(Hons) Establish your place in the art world WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT with some of the finest artists in FINE ARTS AT MASSEY? New Zealand. A cross-media art school Be the commentator, the activist, the Experiment with different modes of art-making narrator or the storyteller to transform perceptions, express a point of view or Define the future of art make a political comment. Explore sound, moving image, online art and other emerging fields of practice Work across sculpture, painting, drawing, performance, installation, Vertically streamed classes moving image, sound, photography, Second, third and fourth-year students printmaking, site-responsive work, share studio spaces and classes. curatorial activities and art writing. Freedom to try things At Whiti o Rehua School of Art you’ll learn An open, friendly culture that encourages from leading artists, including Walters Art diversity and individuality Prize winner Shannon Te Ao, Fulbright-Wallace Engine Room Arts Award recipient Simon Morris, and Best Contemporary art gallery on campus CIARAN BANKS, BFA (HONS) 2020 Award-winning Mana Moana team Rachael Rakena and Michael Bridgman. What am I making? Where am I going? Pōwhiri framework What am I saying? No way of knowing. This contemporary art programme fosters a Experience learning through an integrated My curiosity about the nature of things has critical understanding of the place of art in Pōwhiri framework, which incorporates Māori led me to a practice centred on questioning today’s world. Your learning will be hands-on, perspectives and guides you through four years and manipulating materials. My exploration working in an interdisciplinary open-plan of supportive learning through the wider borders of painting and studio surrounded by other students from all sculpture complements my background in Office hours year levels. street art, provisionality, and a destructive Seek advice from any academic staff member, Develop your own unique art practice, voice not just your own lecturers ethos to create paintings influenced by and confidence as an artist in a culturally the contrast between improvisation and diverse environment. Know who you are as an artist composition. These twin entities and my With a fine arts degree you’ll graduate as an knowledge of industrial processes guides You’ll be exhibiting your work from your second inventive, dedicated thinker and maker, able to my engagement in the creation of art. year, on campus and eventually in exhibitions in define your future career in a broad spectrum of galleries and public spaces around Wellington. creative fields WHY FOUR YEARS? CAREERS INCLUDE: Your fourth year is an opportunity to really Sculptor, painter, photographer, performance extend your skills and push the boundaries artist, conceptual artist, digital media of contemporary art practice. You can choose artist, curator, art writer, gallery assistant, between the more research-based honours gallery director, gallery owner, gallery public programme or a project-based non-honours programmer, gallery publicist, teacher, programme. historian, archivist, gallery technician, videographer, film director, scriptwriter, illustrator, editor, stylist, publisher, filmmaker.
24 FINE AR T S RACHAEL RAKENA MANA MOANA RACHAEL RAKENA Rachael Rakena from the Whiti o Rehua Rakena co-leads the Mana Moana project, NGĀI TAHU, NGĀPUHI, School of Art uses the term ‘toi rerehiko’ a collaboration between Māori and ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, to describe her practice, meaning ‘art that Pasifika musicians, artists, writers and WHITI O REHUA SCHOOL OF ART employs electricity, movement and light’. choreographers. It is a series of short art It claims and names digital arts for Māori films, fusing poetry, dance, song, painting, by centring the concepts of ‘space between’, photography and animation. Instead of ‘fluidity’, ‘immersion’ and ‘continuum’ projecting on a traditional film screen, within a Māori paradigm, and combines Mana Moana explores themes of ocean, notions of continuum with interdisciplinary climate change and diaspora on a screen and collaborative practice. ‘I make art of projected water. that usually involves video and is often manamoana.co.nz collaborative. I’ve been exploring themes around identity and water for many years, always with an indigenous focus.’
25 FINE AR T S Design and Fine Arts Degree Structure You are automatically enrolled in a BDes or YOUR FIRST YEAR Year One BFA Honours degree at Massey (four years). The University year is divided into two Semester 1 Semester 2 This gives you a competitive edge in a world Weeks 1–12 Weeks 1–12 12-week semesters from February–November, where having initiative and confidence are an with mid-semester as well as mid-year breaks. advantage, and where new careers continue Studio I Studio I Studio I Studio I Please check online for a full calendar of to be invented. S1B1 S1B2 S2B1 S2B2 important dates and university holidays. ––– .157/8 ––– .157/8 ––– .157/8 ––– .157/8 100 LEVEL / INTRODUCTION In your first year, you will take 8 courses, each Select one Select one Select one Select one Explore what it means to be a university worth 15 credits. That is 120 credits in total, Lens Lens Lens Lens student. Find your feet. Choose your path. which is full time at Massey. Full-time study Art Place Imagine Art Place Imagine equates to about 40 hours per week, including Space Art Lab Space Art Lab Dress Material Dress Material class time and independent work. 200 LEVEL / DEVELOPMENT Screen Screen Object Screen Core Major Courses: Object Type Type Type Become more familiar with the practices and processes of design or contemporary Depending on the course, you might create art production. Experiment. site-specific art, photographic images, objects, garments, performances, new materials, video or graphics. 300 LEVEL / EXPANSION 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks Extend your art and design practice and hone Shared Core Courses: 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits your critical skills further. There are two compulsory courses, Communication for Makers and Conversations Communication Conversations in for Makers Creative Cultures in Creative Cultures, where we introduce you 400 LEVEL (HONS) / INNOVATION to ideas and people that shape the creative 237.130 237.131 Push the boundaries of your design arts and develop skills for communicating process or art practice with a significant your work. You discuss, blog, read, listen, and research-led independent body of work, communicate in a whole range of ways. and celebrate your growth into a fully-ﬂedged 12 weeks 12 weeks creative arts graduate. Elective Courses: 15 credits 15 credits Examples include: fashion construction, Elective Elective printmaking, painting, contemporary sculpture, 100 level 100 level drawing the body, introduction to computer animation, photography as an agent of change and digital fabrication. You can also take electives from other parts of Massey. Check out all options online. 12 weeks 12 weeks 15 credits 15 credits The Yellow Book programme guide provides more details about all degree content and elective options, download it from: creative.massey.ac.nz/apply If you are wondering which core studio courses are right for you check out our two-minute videos about each first year studio course options: massey.ac.nz/papervideos
26 MĀOR I VISUAL AR T S JORDAN QUINNELL (PGDIPMVA 2020) ALL GOOD BRO? MASKED UP I AM FINE TE HAANA PAEWAI (BMVA 2020) KAURI WHAREWERA (PGDIPMVA 2020) KAWAKAWA PRINT #4 TUKU KA RERE
27 MĀOR I VISUAL AR T S Toioho Ki Āpiti Bachelor of Selected entry Māori Visual Arts Four years full time Manawatū BMVA Immerse yourself in the only university- WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT THE based four year degree in Māori Visual BACHELOR OF MĀORI VISUAL ARTS? Arts in Aotearoa. This four-year degree is kaupapa Māori- Staff and students engage creatively in a based. Engage in te reo Māori, tikanga and culturally rich environment where te reo, whanaungatanga, and become a conceptual tikanga and whanaungatanga are fundamental and critical thinker and creative maker. to growing creative processes and practices in toi Māori. Students will have access to staff Mana Whakapapa who are acknowledged Māori artists, both Open your senses to Māori visual culture nationally and internationally, in their areas of and explore your identity through a Māori expertise. worldview. Become part of the whānau. Established in 1995 by Professor Robert Jahnke Mana Tiriti ONZM, Toioho ki Āpiti (Māori Visual Arts) is Awaken your responsibility to Te Tiriti o based at Te Pūtahi-a-Toi on the Manawatū Waitangi. Become aware and engage with campus in Palmerston North. The programme the political context. caters for all levels of proficiency in te reo Mana Whenua whether you have grown up through kohanga Carve your own pathway within the landscape and kura or are an absolute beginner. of contemporary Māori art. Students and staff start each study year with a Mana Tangata stay on a marae where whakawhanaungatanga Take leadership and responsibility for your begins, and continues to be fostered through creative practice. Pursue artistic excellence. collective experiences throughout the degree. He toi whakairo, he mana tangata! Exposure to contemporary visual arts, both mainstream and indigenous, is facilitated through visits to galleries, hui, wānanga CAREERS INCLUDE: and exhibition openings. Previously this has Artist, designer, academic/researcher, included travel to marae and exhibitions in curator, museum and art gallery collections Sydney, Melbourne, Venice, Tokyo, Korea, manager, gallery director, gallery assistant, Hawai’i, Paris, Tahiti, as well as New Zealand. iwi development officer, Māori cultural adviser, teacher, lecturer, archivist, historian. The Toioho ki Āpiti community has extensive professional relationships with curators, public and commercial galleries, and artist networks both nationally and internationally. You will be able to access and develop connections with these networks to help further their chosen career in the arts.
28 MĀOR I VISUAL AR T S MATA AHO COLLECTIVE The Mata Aho Collective is a group of four Māori women artists who produce large scale fibre based works and work with a single collective authorship. The artists are lecturer at Toioho ki Āpiti Māori visual arts, Erena Baker, of Te Atiawa ki Whakarongotai and Ngāti Toa Rangātira, Toioho ki Āpiti graduates Bridget Reweti, of Ngāti Ranginui and Ngāi Te Rangi, and Sarah Hudson, of Ngāti Awa and Ngāi Tūhoe, and Whiti o Rehua School of Art graduate Terri Te Tau, of Rangitāne ki Wairarapa. They credit Toioho ki Āpiti as giving them a foundation of visual arts practice. “It helped us to see the relevance of mātauranga Māori in the work we create for the current contemporary art landscape and to push for innovation within our work. AKA is a 14m high hand-woven work made from 25mm thick marine rope, situated in the rotunda of the National Gallery of Canada. IMAGES: NATIONAL ART GALLERY OF CANADA PUAWAI TAIAPA-APORO BACHELOR OF MĀORI VISUAL ARTS, 2015 Puawai says her BMVA gave her the “The amazing lecturers have open minds confidence to express herself and has about different whakaaro, different types of helped take her to places not even she work and you’re appreciated for your ideas. imagined at the beginning of her studies. I wouldn’t be where I am today without the “When I started I was really passionate BMVA… the skills to express myself and the about painting but the course offers other confidence and passion I’ve gained in my art art forms like photography and media and in where I come from, in my pepeha.” studies. Over the years my passion A woman of many talents, Puawai was one changed as I started creating videos.” of the artists involved in the hit te reo song After graduating Puawai became one of the Maimoatia which pushed Justin Timberlake presenters on iconic youth TV show Pukana off the top of the NZ iTunes chart in 2016, and has a growing online audience for her and also performed at the national kapa Hey Puawai videos. She credits her success haka championships with the Hatea team to the course that awakened her passion for from Whangārei. performance art.
29 MĀOR I VISUAL AR T S Māori Visual Arts Degree Structure YOUR FIRST YEAR: Te Reo Whakahoahoa: Year One Take a language paper at the level appropriate MANA WHAKAPAPA to you. You may also choose to do the next level Semester 1 Semester 2 Weeks 1–12 Weeks 1–12 As part of the Toioho ki Āpiti Māori Visual in semester two. Arts whānau, you will participate in a range Mata Puare Mata Puare Critical and Contextual: of collective activities such as kapa haka, Studio IA Studio IB In this distance course, you will learn about 150.107 150.108 exhibitions and wānanga. The programme aims customary Māori visual arts. This includes to encourage and challenge you to push the a contact course at Te Papa Tongarewa that boundaries of contemporary Māori art. takes you into the storerooms to learn from The University year is divided into two 12-week taonga tuku iho. semesters between February and November, Elective: with mid-semester and mid-year breaks. Please You may be interested in other courses offered check online for a full calendar of important by the College of Creative Arts, the School dates and university holidays. of Māori Studies, or from other parts of In your first year, you will take five courses Massey. Examples include digital fabrication, that add up to 120 credits, which is full time fashion construction, printmaking, painting, 12 weeks at Massey. Full-time study equates to about contemporary sculpture and drawing. 30 credits 40 hours per week, including class time and The Yellow Book programme guide provides Ngā Hanga independent work. more details about all degree content and Whakairo Mata Puare Studio: elective options, download it from: 150.106 You will spend two full days a week in the creative.massey.ac.nz/apply studio making, experimenting, discussing and developing ideas. All lecturers are exhibiting artists and so depending on their experience 12 weeks 12 weeks 15 credits 45 credits and skills you might create a conventional or unconventional painting, sculpture, photographic Te Reo Whakahoahoa Te Reo or design work, video or performance piece or 300.110 Kōnakinaki a mixed media installation. 300.111 12 weeks 12 weeks 15 credits 15 credits
30 CR E ATIVE MEDIA PRODUC TION GAME DEVELOPMENT ANIMATION AND VFX FILM AND TELEVISION
31 CR E ATIVE MEDIA PRODUC TION Bachelor of Creative Media Open entry Production Three years full time Wellington BCMP Future-focused, this degree emphasises WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT CREATIVE YOUR FIRST YEAR originality, innovation and critical MEDIA PRODUCTION AT MASSEY? The University year is divided into two 12-week thought, and is led by practising semesters from February–November, with mid- Learn from the experts academics and industry experts. semester as well as mid-year breaks. Please Developed and taught by award-winning industry professionals and academics, who’ve check online for a full calendar of important The BCMP aims to give you the skills and worked on projects including Avatar, The dates and university holidays. In your first year, creativity to realise your vision in interactive Hobbit, Iron Man 3, Planet of the Apes, Babe, you will take 8 courses, each worth 15 credits. and digital media production. With an Ocean Girl, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea That is 120 credits in total, which is full time emphasis on production skills, you’ll take and Daffodils. with Massey. We expect you to spend 40 hours creative media projects through development per week on your studies, including class time. of initial concepts and narratives to a Industry connections completed, distributable work. Using industry- The Yellow Book programme guide provides Staff are well connected in the screen industry, standard production facilities, studios and more details about all degree content and include former staff of Weta Digital, labs, you’ll respond to briefs that combine and elective options, download it from: Weta Workshop, Park Road Post, TVNZ, creative studio practice, linear and non-linear creative.massey.ac.nz/apply SKY and the BBC. storytelling, professional practice and portfolio development. Cross-discipline collaboration Embedded in an internationally recognised Year One BCMP PATHWAYS INCLUDE: art and design school, which fosters creativity and innovation. Semester 1 Semester 2 > Animation and VFX Weeks 1–12 Weeks 1–12 > Creative Technologies Graduate job-ready > Film and Television Select two: Select two: Builds on Massey’s strong track record of > Game Development Animation Audio training graduates for successful careers > Immersive Media Digital Video 3D Modelling in the screen sector. Games Film & Video (subject to regulatory approval) Producing & on Location > Producing and Directing Directing Prototyping CAREERS INCLUDE Visualisation for Creative Tech Web & Mobile Programing GET CAREER READY Producer, director, visual effects producer, for Interactive special effects technical director, virtual Immerse yourself in the screen industry. Time-based producer, sound designer, sound recording Editing Assemble a robust and diverse portfolio. engineer, camera operator, lighting technician, VFX Develop a unique production through editor interactive/ creative technologies a mentored final-year project, with an 12 weeks 12 weeks producer, app developer, concept artist, 15 credits each 15 credits each opportunity to have your work seen by the storyboard artist, art director, animator, 3D industry sector. Introduction to Creative Working with modeller, rigger, games art director, games Media Production Scripted Material developer, web and mobile games producer, VR/ 289.100 289.120 AR developer, audio producer, CG artist, motion capture animator, digital effects artist. 12 weeks 12 weeks 15 credits 15 credits HONOURS Elective Elective Extend your study, develop your research and 100 level 100 level create outstanding creative media in the BCMP Honours programme. For more information, go to the Postgraduate section on page 43. 12 weeks 12 weeks 15 credits 15 credits
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