Dr Danny Butt

Associate Director (Research)
Victorian College of the Arts

Dr. Danny Butt is Associate Director (Research) at Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, where he also coordinates programmes in Social Practice and Community Engagement. His PhD research into the integration of art schools into the university sector was extended into a book: Artistic Research in the Future Academy, published by Intellect/University of Chicago Press in 2017. He is the editor of PLACE: Local Knowledge and New Media Practice (with Jon Bywater and Nova Paul) (Cambridge Scholars Press 2008) and Internet Governance: Asia Pacific Perspectives (Elsevier 2006). He works with the Auckland-based collective Local Time, whose work engages the dynamics of visitor and host in the context of mana whenua and discourses of indigenous self-determination.

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