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Donna Campbell

Donna Campbell

Senior Lecturer / Pūkenga Matua

Qualifications: PGDipFA Auckland; MFineArts Auckland

About Donna

Nouns

A weaver, a designer, a teacher, a mother, an artist and a closet chef.

Adjectives

MFA – Sculpture: Whitecliffe College of Art & Design-thesis: Weaving the Skin, 2005.

PG Dip FA – Elam School of Art-specialty: Sculpture in Raranga.

Research Interests

  • Developing a research platform in the area of creative research as an epistemic - a coalescence of Western action and Indigenous contemplation
  • Enquiry practice links praxis and theory - site, issue, response
  • On-going visual research in the  Māori Fibre Arts and connections to cultural identity
  • Teaching in creative practice environments and motivational issues that arise from that context
  • Te Pā Harakeke as a model for whānau ora
  • Digital and time-based & interactive media in practice and design pedagogy
  • Kaupapa Māori research informing design practice and pedagogy

Recent Publications

  • Shepherd, L. D., Ann Smith, C., Lowe, B. J., Campbell, D., & Ngarimu, R. (2021). The identification of plants used to make tapa artefacts: development of a reference DNA database and trial of non-destructive DNA extraction methods. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 1-17. doi:10.1080/03036758.2021.1981402

  • Campbell, D. (2021). Artist Spotlight: Donna Campbell. Retrieved from https://www.surfacedesign.org/first-person-donna-campbell/

  • Campbell, D. (2021). Hinenuitepō I (2016 work) [E Hina e! E Hine e! Mana Wāhine Māori/Maoli of Past, Present and Future] [Harakeke, synthetic dyes (2016)]. Kirikiriroa, Hamilton, New Zealand: Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato in Association with Halawai Limited.

  • Campbell, D. (2021). Untitled-From the Reclaimed Kete series (2006 work) [E Hina e! E Hine e! Mana Wāhine Māori/Maoli of Past, Present and Future] [Reclaimed kete (woven flax baskets), 2006]. Kirikiriroa, Hamilton, New Zealand: Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato in association with Hālāwai Limited,.

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