Laura Duffy

b. 1994

Laura Duffy is a Pākehā artist based in Te Whanganui-A-Tara, Aotearoa. Her practise explores pleasure or joy derived from failure, error and disgust. Duffy often uses film, low-fi animation & digital media to explore porous boundaries between perceptions of binary concepts. Duffy’s multimedia visual practise is interested in queer ecology and queer desire. 

CIRCUIT Resources

Podcast, with Aliyah Winter and Robbie Handcock (2020) 

CIRCUIT Projects

Laura Duffy Spawn, Online (2021)
The Sound of SeeingWellington (2020)
Home Movies, Wellington (2019) 
Masons Screen, Wellington (2016)

Selected Exhibitions

Spawn, Gallery 5, Australian Center of Moving Image
Feral Splendour, The Physics Room, Christchurch 
Maybe Someone Has Started to Bloom (solo), PARASITE, Auckland
Candy Coated, The Dowse, Wellington 
Exposure to Sunlight, Dunedin Public Art Gallery

!ERROR! (solo), Enjoy Contemporary Art Space, Wellington
The Warm Illumination of A Horizon (solo), Play Station, Wellington
Thinking About Thinking About The Future, Te Uru, Auckland
Duirvias, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
The Sound of Seeing, The Pyramid Club, Wellington 

Home Movies
: AURA Festival, Newtown, Wellington
Garden of Purity, Rear Window, Dunedin Public Art Gallery
Razor Sharp and Over Saturated, Kings Artist Run Space, Melbourne, Australia
Studio Kura, Itoshima, Japan
Subterrenea, 13Lounge, Chengdu, China 

Garden of Purity (solo), Courtenay Place Lightboxes, Wellington
Garden of Purity (solo), MEANWHILE, Wellington
Hive Mind, The Engine Room, Wellington
Slumber Party, MEANWHILE, Wellington

No One is Sovereign in LoveMEANWHILE, Wellington
Intimate Distance, Toi Pōneke, Wellington. 
Street Cinema, FELTspace, Adelaide, Australia

NOW NOW,  JPEG2000, 17 Tory St, Wellington
Mason's Screen Project, Wellington
Dark Matter, JPEG2000, National Portrait Gallery, Wellington
Ten Hours Behind Ahead, Leipzig, Germany
Angelwave, JPEG2000, Play Station, Wellington