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Lucas Haley

Senior Lecturer

SoMCMP - Music

Lucas Haley is an artist and educator, working across the media of video games, animation, film, creative technology, and installation art. His work examines the humorous and the sublime inherent in the relationship between ubiquitous virtual computing and actual embodied being. Haley leads the creative media production programme and primarily teaches into game design and the third year major projects.


Contact details

  • Location: 1D04, Block 1
    Campus: Wellington

Prizes and Awards

  • Pacific Northwest College of Art Master of Visual Studies Thesis Award, 2015 - Pacific Northwest College of Art (2015)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Mediated realities, game design, animation, indigenous studies


Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Art History (190102): Art Theory (190103): Art Theory and Criticism (190100): Computer Gaming and Animation (190202): Electronic Media Art (190203): Film and Television (190204): Film, Television and Digital Media (190200): Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502): Interactive Media (190205): Performance and Installation Art (190504): Studies In Creative Arts And Writing (190000): Visual Arts and Crafts (190500)


Games, Computer Games, VR, Virtual Reality, AR, MR, Animation, Creative Technology, Film

Research Outputs

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 289.106 Introduction to Game Technologies and Mechanics
  • 289.113 Intro to Prototyping for Interactive Projects
  • 289.120 Working with Scripted Material
  • 289.205 Intermedia
  • 289.206 Media Production Development
  • 289.210 Game Technologies Project
  • 289.306 Major Project Production
  • 289.307 Critical Response and Reflection
  • 289.310 Advanced Game Practice
  • 289.803 Advanced Creative Media Production Research Project

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