Events

Colab initiates and partners with other organisations to develop conferences, symposia, lectures, exhibitions and screenings. Through these events we connect with communities interested in networking and discussing the convergence of new technologies and the way they shape our world.

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ADA Symposium: Mesh Cities – SPACE : NETWORK : MEMORY

What roles are digital networks playing in our ability to reveal and understand the layers of a city? Fri 12 – Sun 14 September, 2014 AUT City Campus, WG Building Registration fee range: $68 – $150

Add to my Calendar 09-12-2014 07:15:00 09-14-2014 08:15:00 95 ADA Symposium: Mesh Cities – SPACE : NETWORK : MEMORY For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/ada-symposium-mesh-cities-space-network-memory/ AUT City Campus, WG Building, Auckland MM/DD/YYYY
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Panel Discussion – International Co-Productions

Experts from New Zealand and Germany discuss international film co-production. Free. 18 September 2014. 5:30pm – 7pm. Room WG901. Level 9. Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG) AUT City Campus

Add to my Calendar 09-18-2014 17:30:00 09-18-2014 19:00:00 95 Panel Discussion – International Co-Productions For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/panel-discussion-international-co-productions/ AUT City Campus, Room WG901, Level 9, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building MM/DD/YYYY
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Free Film Screening – NZ Gaming Through Time

Archival film screening from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Tues 23rd September 2014. 6:15pm – 7:30pm. Free. AUT City Campus. Room WG126, Level 1, Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG)

Add to my Calendar 09-23-2014 18:15:00 09-23-2014 19:45:00 95 Free Film Screening – NZ Gaming Through Time For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/free-film-screening-nz-gaming-through-time/ Sir Paul Reeves Building, Auckland University of Technology - City Campus, Auckland MM/DD/YYYY
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Digital Art Live exhibition: Mata Mata 2.0

23 July – 8 September, 2014* Digital Art Live, Level 2, Aotea Centre, Auckland CBD. An interactive work inspired by competitive game play, dance and battle traditions of Maori and Pacific Island cultures.  

Add to my Calendar 09-02-2014 17:30:00 09-02-2014 18:00:00 95 Digital Art Live exhibition: Mata Mata 2.0 For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/digital-art-live-exhibition-mata-mata-2-0/ Level 2, Aotea Centre, Auckland CBD MM/DD/YYYY
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Film Archive Screening: ‘Pull Down the Shades: Why Chris Knox is Brilliant!’

A collection of work by, and about, the creative powerhouse that is Mr Chris Knox. Tuesday 27 May | 6pm – 7:30pm | Free AUT City Campus, Room WG126, Level 1, WG Building

Add to my Calendar 05-27-2014 18:00:00 05-27-2014 19:30:00 95 Film Archive Screening: ‘Pull Down the Shades: Why Chris Knox is Brilliant!’ For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/film-archive-screening-chris-knox/ AUT City Campus, Room WG126, Level 1, WG Building MM/DD/YYYY
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May Creative Technologists Meetup

Wednesday 28th May  | 6 – 8pm | Free  | Colab Open Studio, Level 11, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building A monthly event where people meet to share and discuss projects, presentations, research, events and ideas that involve interactivity and technology.

Add to my Calendar 05-28-2014 18:00:00 05-28-2014 20:00:00 95 May Creative Technologists Meetup For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/may-creative-technologists-meetup/ Colab Open Studio, Level 11, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building MM/DD/YYYY
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Digital Art Live exhibition: ‘Cut and Paste’ by Jenna Gavin

May 14 – July 14, 2014 Digital Art Live, Level 2, Aotea Centre, Auckland CBD A refreshing interactive artwork that mixes play, art and New Zealand poetry.

Add to my Calendar 05-14-2014 10:15:00 05-14-2014 11:15:00 95 Digital Art Live exhibition: ‘Cut and Paste’ by Jenna Gavin For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/digital-art-live-exhibition-cut-and-paste-by-jenna-gavin/ Digital Art Live, Level 2, Aotea Centre, Auckland CBD MM/DD/YYYY
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Film Archive Screening: Fashion on Film

An engaging compilation of archival footage that looks at New Zealand’s changing attitudes to fashion. Tuesday 29 April | 6pm – 7:30pm | Free AUT City Campus, Room WG404, Level 4, WG Building

Add to my Calendar 04-29-2014 18:00:00 04-29-2014 19:30:00 95 Film Archive Screening: Fashion on Film For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/film-archive-screening-fashion-on-film/ AUT City Campus, Room WG404, Level 4, WG Building MM/DD/YYYY
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Seminar to discuss interactive art and science communication

Tuesday 29 April | 2pm – 4pm | Free AUT City Campus, Room WG404, Level 4, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place

Add to my Calendar 04-29-2014 14:00:00 04-29-2014 16:00:00 95 Seminar to discuss interactive art and science communication For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/seminar-to-discuss-interactive-art-and-science-communication/ AUT City Campus, Room WG404, Level 4, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building, 2 Governor Fitzroy Place MM/DD/YYYY
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Creative Technologists March Meetup – Physical meets digital

Wednesday 26th March | 6 – 8pm | Free  | Colab meeting space, Level 10, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building A monthly event where people meet to share and discuss projects, presentations, research, events and ideas that involve interactivity and technology.

Add to my Calendar 03-26-2014 18:00:00 03-26-2014 20:00:00 95 Creative Technologists March Meetup – Physical meets digital For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/interactive-practitioners-march-meetup-physical-meets-digital/ Level 10, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building MM/DD/YYYY
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Interactive Practitioners February Meetup – Motion Capture Special.

Wednesday 26th February | 6 – 8pm | Free Colab Performance Capture Lab, Level 2, WG212. Sir Paul Reeves Building A monthly event where people meet to share and discuss projects, presentations, research, events and ideas that involve interactivity and [...]

Add to my Calendar 02-26-2014 18:00:00 02-26-2014 20:00:00 95 Interactive Practitioners February Meetup – Motion Capture Special. For details, link here: http://colab.aut.ac.nz/events/interactive-practitioners-february-meetup-motion-capture-special/ Colab Performance Capture Lab, Level 2, WG212. Sir Paul Reeves Building MM/DD/YYYY
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Interactive Practitioners January Meetup

Wednesday 29th January | 6 – 8pm | Free Colab meeting space, Level 10, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building A monthly event where people meet to share and discuss projects, presentations, research, events and ideas that involve interactivity and technology. [...]

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Digital Art Live Exhibition: Emerging Pixels #3

October 30, 2013 – February 14, 2014 Digital Art Live, Level 2, Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Drive Emerging Pixels #3 showcases emerging talent from the BCT programme. Opening Night: Wednesday 30 October | 5.30pm – 9.00pm

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Rabble Room Arcade

Tuesday 8 October 2013 |  6pm – 10pm | FREE An interactive entertainment arcade created by two 3rd-year BCT students. Located in AUT’s WG Building, Level 1 Exhibition Space, 2 Governor Fitzroy place Come and play!

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DIGITAL NATIONZ

DIGITAL NATIONZ is New Zealand’s first Digital Entertainment Expo, September 28 – 29, 2013 at Vector Arena, Auckland.

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Design Assembly Workshop Series

Seminar - Social Media? Or Social Experience Design? with Simon Young Thursday 5 September, 2013 | 9.30am – 12pm AUT City Campus, Room WF202, Level 2, WF Business Building, Wakefield St, Auckland City

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Kiwi Jam

August 31-September 1, 2013 AUT University, WG Sir Paul Reeves Building The NZ Game Developers Association is organising a two-day Game Jam at AUT’s City Campus.

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Kiwi PyCon 2013

September 6-8, 2013 AUT University Kiwi PyCon is an annual conference aimed at promoting and educating people about the Python programming language.

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Staff Exhibition

Frequency Colour Clinton Watkins July 25 – August 16, 2013 Starkwhite Gallery, 510 Karangahape Rd, Auckland

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Digital Art Live Exhibition

Score Generators by Shannon Novak May 31 – July 29, 2013 Digital Art Live, Level 2, Aotea Centre Shannon Novak’s Score Generators reveals the musicality behind everyday objects within the Aotea Centre as experienced by Novak through synesthesia.

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Staff Exhibition

Place by Maggie Buxton June 24 – 29, 2013 Papakura Art Gallery, 10 Averill Street, Papakura and on-site at a Papakura Park.

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Staff Exhibition

Adam Willetts ‘Elsewheres’ / Clinton Watkins ‘Eternal Wave’  June 6 – 29, 2013 Audio Foundation, 4 Poynton Terrace, Auckland Central Opening: Thursday 6 June, 5.30pm Performance: Thursday 20 June, 8.00pm

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Screen Edge Forum

April 18 – 19, 2013 The annual Screen Edge Forum, a pan–industry event for Film, TV, Documentary and Screen-based industries, returns to AUT University.

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Netwalking with Simon Pope

Netwalking is a series of walks, talks and masterclasses with UK-based media artist Simon Pope, taking place between March 16 – April 14,  2013.

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Animation Revelations

March 20 – 23, 2013 AUT University and Auckland Art Gallery This exciting event is four-day animation forum that will explore every facet of animation whilst showcasing local and international talent.

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Commonwealth Shorts

Commonwealth Shorts together with Documentary NZ Trust and supported by the New Zealand Film Commission, will run a filmmaking workshop for new writer / directors from February 25-27, 2013 at AUT University.