Laura Duffy

Laura Duffy is a queer artist and curator based in Te Whanganui-A-Tara, Aotearoa. In 2015 she graduated from Whiti O Rehua, Massey University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. From 2017-2019 they were a facilitator at artist run initiative MEANWHILE. They were apart of JPEG2000 collective, 2015-2018. Laura is currently working for Circuit Artist Film and Video Aotearoa. 
 
Duffy’s visual practise works with experimental video. She is interested in exploring pleasure or joy derived from failure, error and disgust. Employing digital film, low-fi animation, text, and synthetic or organic materials to explore porous boundaries between binary concepts. Recently she has been VJing under the name Hyp-Hae. Duffy’s multimedia visual practise is interested in queer desire.  She has contributed to projects at; MEANWHILE, Play_Station, HOBIENNALE, Enjoy, RM, Toi Poneke, The National Portrait Gallery, The Engine Room, Circuit & FELTSpace. 

Selected Exhibitions

2020
*:)*, Blue Oyster, Dunedin. 

2019 
Open your mouth wide,
Dunedin Public Art Gallery (solo)
Razor Sharp and Over Saturated, Kings Artist Run Space, Melbourne, Australia
Studio Kura, curated by James Wylie, Itoshima, Japan
Subterrenea, 13Lounge, Chengdu, China 
Home Movies: Aura Festival, Newtown, Wellington

2018
Hive Mind, curated by JPEG2000, The Engine Room, Wellington
Garden of Purity. Courtenay Place Lightboxes, Wellington (solo)
Garden of Purity/Open your mouth wideMEANWHILE, Wellington (solo)
Slumber Party, MEANWHILE, Wellington

2017
No One is Sovereign in Love, Curated by Simon Gennard. MEANWHILE, Wellington
Intimate Distance, Toi Poneke, Wellington. 
Street Cinema, FELTspace, Adelaide, Australia
Food Fat Insanity, Cindy Sherman: Symposium, City Art Gallery, Wellington

2016
NOW NOW, curated by JPEG2000, 17 Tory St, Wellington
Food fat insanity, Mason's Screen, Wellington (solo)
Dark Matter, curated by JPEG2000, National Portrait Gallery, Wellington
Ten Hours Behind Ahead, curated by Friends are Artists, Leipzig, Germany
Angelwave, curated by JPEG2000, Play_Station, Wellington

Selected Curatorial:
MEANWHILE, 2018 & 2019