The Art of Good Collaboration – Q&A with Joe Citizen

When practitioners from different disciplines and areas of focus come together, new ideas are sparked and innovative works of art are created. Joe Citizen is a Media Arts tutor at Wintec and a local Hamilton artist with an interest in connecting technology with Mātauranga Māori and the environment. His current venture, The Matariki Interactive Waka […]

Risograph Printing: Craig McClure explains the hype

Graphic designers, illustrators and artists from around the globe are experiencing a Risograph renaissance. The Risograph allows makers to quickly duplicate a high volume of layered prints in an affordable and environmentally friendly way – it’s a great alternative to more conventional duplication methods such as laser printing and photocopying. We caught up with former […]

Six Typesetting Tips for Aspiring Graphic Designers.

Our year two Media Arts students have been studying typesetting and publication design with graphic design tutor Jordan Foster. Jordan is a graduate from The school of Media Arts and we are  fortunate to have him return as a tutor with four years industry experience under his belt. The thing he loves most about teaching […]

The Waikato Independent

What is The Waikato Independent all about? The Waikato Independent is an online student project which aims to cover newsworthy events through Waikato and beyond. The Waikato Independent is written, designed and produced by students in degree and diploma level journalism courses at Wintec offered by the The School of Media Arts. What can you expect […]

Spark Fesitval

What is Spark? Spark is an International Festival of Music, Media, Arts & Design. It is an annual celebration of contemporary arts, media, music and design bringing together creative minds from NZ and around the globe. How long has Spark Festival been around? Spark is in it’s 19th year! What can you expect from attending […]

Ramp Gallery

About Ramp Gallery: Ramp is a contemporary public art gallery, situated in the heart of Hamilton City at Wintec’s School of Media Arts. Ramp runs a curated programme of exhibitions showing work from New Zealand and International artists. Ramp also has an education and public programme running alongside each exhibition with artists talks, public panels […]

Media Arts researchers exhibit work in Xi’an, China

Media Arts researchers Gareth Williams and Jeremy Mayall visit Xi’an Art Museum in Xi’an, China. They are there to install an exhibition entitled ‘Comparative Degrees of Narration’. Work from 14 Media Arts researchers and 9 Xi’an artists will be on show. The exhibition opened on Saturday, 29th April 2017. Read on to hear about Jeremy and Gareth’s experience exhibiting […]

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Wintec talent proves to be the Best

Congratulations to Alan Deare, Mark Purdom, Shari Baker, and Luke McConnell for being nominated in 2016’s Best Awards, and for attaining the awards they received. Please click on the images or text links below to read more on the Best Awards website.   Purdom and Deare won Gold in the Editorials and Books category for ‘From Certainty […]