Danny Butt <http://www.dannybutt.net> is a writer and critic, currently Lecturer, Centre for Cultural Partnerships, Victorian College of the Arts and Research Fellow in the Research Unit in Public Cultures at the University of Melbourne. From 2007-2012 he taught in the Critical Studies programme at the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland. 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). His book Artistic Research in the Future Academy will be published in 2017. He works with the collective Local Time <http://www.local-time.net> on intercultural and site-specific arts projects, most recently in the exhibitions Spectres of Evaluation (Footscray, 2014), If you were to live here... The 5th Auckland Triennial (Auckland, 2013) and Sarai Reader 09 (Delhi, 2013).
Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Excellence in Research, Macquarie University,
Available for supervision
Currently supervising masters and doctoral theses in practice-based and traditional research. Particular interests include research methodologies; social theory (especially feminist and postcolonial theory); history of knowledge systems; political economy of new media platforms; colonisation and aesthetics.