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Donna Campbell

Donna Campbell

Senior Lecturer / Pūkenga Matua

Qualifications: PGDipFA Auckland; MFineArts Auckland

About Donna

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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

  • Campbell, D. (2019). Kura: Embodied Mana Wahine (No. Of Pieces: 9 sculptural garments) [Curator and weaver]. Ramp Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://vimeo.com/318915645

  • Campbell, D. (2019). Vessel I. Harakeke [Exhibition: Ka Hakina: Navigating the Present - Waikato Museum] [woven sculptural garment]. Waikato Museum, Hamilton, New Zealand: Waikato Museum te Whare Taonga o Waikato.

  • Campbell, D. (2019). Ko te mana o ngā kairaranga whatu. Relaunch, reframe, remember, and revision (Te Rā: The Māori Sail). Retrieved from https://teraa.co.nz/

  • Campbell, D. (2019). Te Rā the sail, last of its kind. In The Spinoff. Retrieved from https://thespinoff.co.nz/

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Campbell, Ms Donna 9557 dcampbel ITS.G.10 Te Pua Wananga ki te Ao

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