City & country
Melbourne, Australia
Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
Editorial Board
Research interests
research methods
artistic research
settler colonialism
neoliberal aesthetics
history of universities

Dr. Danny Butt is Associate Director (Research) at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, where he coordinates programmes in Social Practice and Community Engagement and graduate research in the PhD and MFA programmes. His book Artistic Research in the Future Academy was 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 practice engages the dynamics of visitor and host in the context of mana whenua and discourses of indigenous self-determination. Local Time's work appeared in the Journal of Artistic Research issue 10.