Creative Arts


Justin DeHart

03 August 2021

The latest release from international, Christchurch-based, percussionist Justin DeHart, Landfall, is a deep dive into the possibilities of percussion, inviting listeners to soak up the creative ideas of nine innovative New Zealand composers.


UC Arts Gala Concert

27 July 2021

Over 50 students and University of Canterbury music staff, including singer/songwriter LA Mitchell, perform music from the 16th century to today at the university’s second annual Gala Concert at The Piano: Centre for Music & the Arts on 2 August at 7pm.


Word 2021

09 July 2021

The University of Canterbury is a proud principal partner of the WORD Christchurch Festival 2021, which is set to spring forth with stories, histories, ideas, poetry and song, 25-29 August.


Celebrating the humans of Otautahi

07 July 2021

A project that created 1,500 images, taken by University of Canterbury student photographers over five years, has resulted in a new exhibition that captures and celebrates the extraordinary in the ordinary.


JC Sturm

23 June 2021

A recently-discovered poem by Māori writer J.C. Sturm explains why colonisation wasn’t good for Māori. It was written seventy years ago.


Hannah Darroch and Justin DeHart

16 June 2021

Ōtautahi Christchurch’s music community is thriving, with a vibrant School of Music and progressive symphony orchestra both helping to attract innovative international musicians.


Professor Angus Hikairo Macfarlane

09 June 2021

Congratulations to all the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021 recipients, including several University of Canterbury academics, staff, graduates and friends of the university.


Jonathan Lemalu

04 June 2021

The student was nervous as she performed for Grammy award-winning operatic bass Jonathan Lemalu at the University of Canterbury’s (UC) central city Arts Centre campus Recital Room last night.


BBVM

03 June 2021

How does the language we speak shape us? Define us? Empower us? Limit us? What kinds of privilege and domination does it possess? Does our own language suppress or marginalise other languages, other voices?


Emperor Penguins

20 May 2021

The 2021 Budget held some great news for Antarctic scientists and researchers at the University of Canterbury, with $344 million committed to rebuilding Scott Base in Antarctica.