Senior Lecturer in Media, La Trobe University

Hugh Davies is a senior lecturer instructing in Networked Culture, Remix and Media Arts within the Media: Screen + Sound program. Hugh is also a co-director of LaTrobe's Centre for Creative Arts.

With a background in film, television and online production, and eduction in sculpture, multimedia design and design philosophy, Hugh explores the tension between digital and physical realms. As a Multiplatform Producer at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, he created an award winning education portal and later worked as a consultant on the ABC's first Alternate Reality Game: Bluebird AR.

Hugh has extensive experience in arts management and leadership. He was a founding committee member of Seventh Gallery in Melbourne, has exhibited and curated art in Australia and abroad, and has operated as Board Chair of both the Australian Network for Art and Technology (2009 - 2011) and the Freeplay Independent Gaming Festival (2011 - 2014). Hugh remains on the Freeplay board of directors and maintains a position on the Advisory Committee of Channels Video Art Festival.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Media, La Trobe University

Education

  • 2005 
    Copenhagen Technical Academy, Multimedia Design