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Anne Duffau

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  • Anne Duffau
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    Role

    Tutor and Acting Pathway Leader, Critical Practice

  • Anne Duffau is a tutor in the Contemporary Art Practice programme and the Pathway Leader of Critical Practice Pathway. She is a Visiting Lecturer at the School of Communication in Digital Direction. She is a cultural producer and runs the independent nomadic platform: A---Z.

    Anne has previously worked at the RCA as the Curriculum and Special Projects Coordinator for the School of Arts & Humanities, where she ran the StudioRCA Riverlight presenting A---Z projects (2016–18). 

  • Biography

  • Anne Duffau is a researcher and founder of the nomadic platform A---Z. A---Z reflects on current socio-political issues around the gaze on the ‘other’ and its representation, its definition for new possibilities: future bodies, gender identities, empowerment in deconstructing (hi)stories & exploring technology, its opacity / How can we imagine an alternative & revolutionary world through Sci-Fi narratives?

    Exploring artistic practices and knowledge exchange through collaborations, presentations, soundscapes, screenings and discussions, A---Z aims to open up audiences by sharing discursive practices in order to challenge preconceived ideas on race, gender identities and the so-called history in terms of power relationship. 


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  • Publications, exhibitions and other outcomes

  • Anne has collaborated in various projects with ArtLicks, CGP Gallery, Mimosa House, V22, Danielle Arnaud, Please Stand By, or-bits.com, as a jury member at PAF Olomouc & Tenderflix. 

    She is co-curating Dark Water Series with Tai Shani.

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Selected work

Research

Research interests

A reflection on current interests have crystalised my research on the gaze, the ‘other’ and its representation, its definition for new possibilities: future bodies, not only the empowerment in deconstructing and alternative (hi)stories but also exploring technologies and the opacity / How to think of a new, a revolutionary world through Sci-Fi narratives? Exploring artistic practices and knowledge exchange through presentations, screenings and discussion A---Z aims at opening up to a large audience by sharing discursive practices in order to deconstruct preconceived ideas on race, gender identities and the so call history in terms of power relationship. The methods employed are of the same kind of a classic event but in terms of the deliver the outcome will be different – it will take place in unusual spaces for this kind of question but also it will take a turn where knowledge production happens – where thought provoking and engaged practices comes together to think through new ways of curating – and researching in event making.