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Jason’s practice-lead research explores digital storytelling, photography and experience design. The fact that he has been variously described as a designer, artist, scenographer, photographer and documentary maker is a testament to his broad skill-set in creating visual narratives that persuade, educate and entertain.
His extensive industry experience and an enthusiasm for connecting people with heritage, science and the environment has taken him around the globe including the remote Kermadec region and Antarctica.
My primary field of practice-led design research employs digital media, photography, video and exhibition design to create evocative, aesthetically driven, user centric experiences and artwork.
Key thematics of exploration include environmental and scientific advocacy, anthropology, whakapapa, and intentional synesthesia. My work often involves redefining the existing relationship between the audience and subject to educate or change option.
Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture
Field of research codes
Electronic Media Art (190203): Film, Television and Digital Media (190200): Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502): Interactive Media (190205): Lens-based Practice (190503): Studies In Creative Arts And Writing (190000): Visual Arts and Crafts (190500)
222.257 VCD Studio IIA - Puna
222.257 VCD Studio IIA - Kaitiakitanga
222.357 Module: Guide: Web
222.358 Design Studio IIIB (Visual Communication)
222.392 Interactive Digial Environments