8 October

2016 Auckland Art Week – Changing Lanes

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2016 Auckland Art Week – Changing Lanes

Our proposal for Auckland Council’s ‘Changing Lanes’ fund for Artweek was to install a chalk tapestry along the length of Durham Lane.  Working in partnership with local artist Selwyn Vercoe, we designed multilayered chalk stencils inspired by various cultural patterns from around the world. Installed in shifts over the course of Artweek, we were able […]

23 September

2016 Festival For The Future

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2016 Festival For The Future

We are big fans of the Festival for the Future and following on from our crowd-favourite ‘Wild Ambitions’ game from last year, wanted to again support the festival by running a creative, immersive workshop.  This year we wanted to focus on helping attendees make the most of what they experience and learn at the festival […]

22 September

2016 Screenies Children’s Film Festival

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2016 Screenies Children’s Film Festival

Our favourite children’s film festival was back in full swing at TAPAC and we were more than happy to be a part of it.  We were engaged to run three sets of activities over the festival: Storyboarding workshops with school groups, helping the children better understand how visual stories are constructed and getting them to […]

27 August

AUT Live

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AUT Live

AUT’s annual open day is an opportunity for prospective students to meet and talk directly with faculty and staff across the University.  The teams from the internship programme AUT Internz  and the Co.Starters entrepreneurship programme wanted an engaging, playful and interactive exhibition space where they could have meaningful conversations with visitors. We worked closely with […]

25 August

Smales Farm Mindfulness Audio

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Smales Farm Mindfulness Audio

Smales Farm on the North Shore is growing and constantly developing as a diverse business community.  As part of a series of Olympic-themed activations, we had the opportunity to develop and facilitate a short mindfulness audio experience for workers during their busy lunch hour. It can sometimes be hard to find the time to do […]

6 August

Wynyard Quarter’s 5th Birthday

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Wynyard Quarter’s 5th Birthday

The Wynyard Quarter’s birthday festivals are playful celebrations of this amazing part of Auckland.  To help celebrate, we facilitated a series of playful activations to help families explore the area in new ways. Our main attraction was an audio ‘treasure hunt’.  We set up a booth and provided free headphones and mp3 players containing an […]

28 July

Speed Networking

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Speed Networking

To kick off the start of AUT’s Social Enterprise launch evening, we were approached to design and facilitate a networking activity that would bring everyone together and help break down any barriers to the social aspects of the evening. We created a superhero-themed activity that allowed all 60+ participants to interact with every other participant, […]

23 July

Elections Launch

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Elections Launch

We were engaged by the Governance & Democracy services at Auckland Council to run a launch activation for their new ‘Love Your City’ voting campaign.  Their campaign goals were to increase voter turnout in the upcoming elections.  Our approach was to create a set of interactive installations where the public could make personal connections with […]

12 June

The Cycleologist

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The Cycleologist

For our activation at the Great Auckland Bike Market we decided to take a novel approach to thinking about how people interact with their bikes.  Our open creative brief and a location right in the middle of The Cloud led us to the creation of the Cycleologist. We worked with an actor to devise a […]

7 June

Newton Central School Community Engagement

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Newton Central School Community Engagement

When the Auckland Design Office at Auckland Council were developing the next draft of the Newton and Eden Terrace Plan, the level of community engagement in consultations was low and the input from children in the area was limited. As an Arts Therapist who specialises in working with children and young people Lucy uses the […]