Laura Duffy

b. 1994

Laura Duffy is an artist based in Te Whanganui-A-Tara, Aotearoa. She graduated from Whiti O Rehua, Massey University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2015.  Her practise explores pleasure or joy derived from failure, error and disgust. Duffy often uses digital film, low-fi animation to explore porous boundaries between binary concepts. Duffy’s multimedia visual practise is interested in queer desire. From 2017-2019 they were a facilitator at artist-run-initiative MEANWHILE.

CIRCUIT Resources
Podcast, with Aliyah Winter and Robbie Handcock (2020) 
Home Movies, Wellington (2019) 
Essay by Priscilla Howe (2017)
Masons Screen, Wellington (2016)

Selected Exhibitions

!ERROR! (solo), Enjoy Contemporary Art Space, Wellington
Thinking About Thinking About The Future, Te Uru, Auckland
Duirvias, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
The Warm Illumination of A Horizon (solo), Play Station, Wellington
Club 290, Play Station, Wellington

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

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

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

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