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Archive for August, 2019

Magazine of memories for aged-care residents

Meeting residents in an aged care facility and turning their conversations about the past into a magazine of memories proved to be a rewarding project for Massey University students as much as for the elderly residents they befriended in the process. The Auckland-based expressive arts students enrolled in the Creativity in the Community course – […]

Theatre and masks reveal life behind prison walls

Stories of prisoners’ lives usually stay locked up – but a group of male prisoners in Auckland has had the chance to study performance techniques and to share their experiences of being behind bars through a special theatre project led by Massey University. Walls That Talk: Ngā Pātū Kōrero – a documentary theatre project led […]

Horse Comedy a Trifecta for Massey Playwright

Theatre lecturer and playwright Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley has notched up an artistic trifecta with her third consecutive win at the British Theatre Challenge, this time with a dark comedy about the horse racing industry. Dr Tilley, from the School of English and Media Studies, has won numerous awards locally and internationally for her plays […]

Create1World High School Student Competition Now Open

Kua whakatuwherahia! The 2019 Create1World Competition is now open for your entries! We are looking for entries from students currently in secondary education that show how artistic creativity can help us better understand and resolve global problems faced by humanity in the 21st Century. Themes might include tolerance, inclusivity, diversity, sustainability, peace, human rights, climate […]

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