Otago Polytechnic

Research from Colleen Fay

Departments: College of Art, Design and Architecture

Col is a Senior Lecturer working within the Interior Design and Bachelor of Architectural Studies programmes and teaches Studio, Theory and History papers. She is an editorial assistant for one of Otago Polytechnic's journals. Col has a Master of Fine Arts from Dunedin School of Art and a teaching qualification. Her passion for design is based around the understanding of space as an interactive relationship between the human body and the environment. Col views her own practice as an interdisciplinary interrogation of Art, Design and Architecture. She sees her role as postgraduate supervisor as one of facilitation, listening to her students and helping them express their excellence based on their strengths.

Conference Contribution - Published Paper

Fersterer, C., Danielmeier,T., Fay, C., Achterberg, K., & Willis, S. (2017) Climate Safe House: A Community Housing Project Tackling Catastrophic
Sea Level Rise in Coastal Communities.
ICSAEEEDS 2017: 19th International Conference on Sustainable Architectural, Environmental and Ecological Engineering Design for Society, Venice, Italy, 14-15 August.

Chapter in Book

McCaw, C., O Brien, G., Galloway, M., Malthus, J., Barton, M., & Brasell-Jones., M. (2017) Art-educated Design Educators: A Profusion of Positions. Chapter 12 in P. Stupples & J. Venis (eds), Art and Design, Cambridge Scholars Press, 193-206. ISBN (10): 1-5275-0307-0. ISBN (13): 978-1-5275-0307-6.

Conference Contribution - Other

Willis, S., Achterberg, K., Kean,M., Danielmeier,T., Orchiston,C., Fersterer, C. & Fay, C. (2017) Climate Safe Housing: Where Mitigation and Adaptation Meet. Active Living and Environment. International Symposium: Towards a Healthier and More Sustainable Future. Dunedin, New Zealand, 28-30 August 2017.

Achterberg, K., Danielmeier,T., Fay, C., Fersterer, C., Kean, M., & Willis,S.
(2016) Climate Safe Housing Otago Energy Research Centre (OERC) Symposium & Transport Colloquium 2016.
http://www.otago.ac.nz/oerc/symposia/archives/otago621075.html

Fersterer, C., Danielmeier, T., Fay, C., Achterberg, K., & Willis, S. (2016) Climate Safe House: A Community Housing Project Tackling Catastrophic
Sea Level Rise in Coastal Communities
ICSAEEEDS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Sustainable Architectural, Environmental and Ecological Engineering Design for Society, Venice, Italy August 14-15.

Fay, C., MCCaw, C., Barton, M., O'Brien, G., Brasell-Jones, M., Galloway, M., Malthus, J. & Pooley, B. (2015) Art-educated Design Educators. Panel paper discussion, Art and Design Symposium, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, 16 October 2015.

Fay, C., Zellmer, J and Last, A. (2009) (2009) Contemporary Jewellery is Dead. Conference. ANZAAE, 2009, Dunedin, 23/04/09, 120-minute workshop, selection by panel. http://www.anzaae2009.org.nz/home/

Oral Presentation

Fay. C. (2016) Nakedness. Dunedin School of Art Public Seminar, Thursday 1 September.

Journal Article

Fay, C. (2015) [Sur] face: The Subjectivity of Space. Junctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogue, 16 (2015), 92-97. ISSN: 1179-8912.

Creative Work

Fay, C (2011) [sur]face Dunedin School of Art Gallery,
Riego Street, Dunedin, Friday 15th April - Thursday 21st April 2011, seven pieces, externally examined. http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz/schools-departments/art/dunedin-school-of-art-gallery/exhibitions/col-fay.html

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