Hugh Davies is an interdisciplinary artist, academic and media researcher. In 2017 he was an Asialink creative exchange resident exploring, connecting and curating experimental and independent games in the Asia Pacific region. This project continues his fifteen-year practice using games as an artistic medium and six-year directorial involvement with the Freeplay Independent Games Festival.
With creative output spanning sculpture, installation, image and video production, games and participatory practice, Hugh’s works as an artist and game designer have been presented in Europe the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. In 2014, Hugh received his PhD from Monash University studying transmedia games and mixed reality experiences, and he continues research into expansive games that transcend traditional boundaries and expectations.