Associate Professor Andrew Denton

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Phone: +64 921 9999 #6242


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School of Art and Design
Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

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Andrew Denton is a film and video artist who works in digital, analogue, and interactive media.  His research interests include: cinematic practices in relation to ecological concerns, experimental cinema and live performance particularly dance that integrates with mixed media, such as performance capture and live video.

Alongside his practice-based modes of inquiry Andrew is committed to the development of postgraduate education. His pedagogical approach to learning and teaching capacitates meaningful research practices that are agile, responsive and collaborative.  These models include interfacing with relevant stakeholders in social, cultural, and industrial contexts.  He is committed to trans-disciplinary approaches that draw on cultural and experiential expertise, to facilitate best practices in the Art, Design and Cultural spheres.

Andrew’s latest film (Director, Producer) is Aspects of Trees (2015) premiered at the New Zealand International Film Festival as part of the Place/Unplace programme, and screened at the Jihlava International Documentary Festival, in 2015.  Currently he is working towards his practice-based PhD in Fine Arts at Monash University, in Melbourne.

His research has been presented at numerous international symposia and conferences, including ASLEC 2014, the Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium: 2013, Balance-Unbalance: 2013, ISEA: 2012, the International Conference on the Image: 2010, and SIGGRAPH Asia: 2009. 
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Salton Sea, California: 2013