Lecturer- Animation, Swinburne University of Technology

Darren's research focuses on identity and truth within autobiographical comics. His teaching and practice covers drawing and illustration, concept design, film theory and animation history, storyboarding and storytelling. Darren's current projects include a science-fiction romance comic in collaboration with a physicist and games developer about reincarnation, Aztec gods, and birth control, as well as a series of workshops to democratise storytelling opportunities in marginalised groups.



  • 2017–present
    Lecturer, Swinburne University
  • 2016–2017
    Associate lecturer, JMC Academy
  • 2014–2016
    Associate lecturer, Griffith University


  • 2017 
    Griffith University, Doctor of Visual Arts
  • 2009 
    Griffith University, Bachelor of Animation (Honours)