SOVA | Les Duffield
School of Visual Arts, SOVA, Virginia Tech, Graphic Design, Studio Art, Art, Creative Technologies, Art History
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Les Duffield



Collegiate Assistant Professor, Chair of Undergraduate Creative Technologies


Office: 350 Henderson Hall

Phone: 540-231-5547



Lesley Duffield is an interdisciplinary artist and theorist. He practices and teaches across the areas of documentary, installation, experimental video, animation, 3D computer graphics, and critical theory. Centering around themes of play, his past projects and scholarship have investigated the ludic as a means of mediating the complex intersections of power, privilege, and representation; the role of play in generative systems; serious play in collaboration; embodied play as a means of recreating personal narrative and memory; the family; ecology and memory.


Les received his MFA in Digital Art from Indiana University Bloomington in 2016 and has exhibited work in Alaska, Iceland, Indiana, The Instagram, and The Internet. He is also currently the Academic Support and Administrative specialist for both the BFA and MFA in Creative Technologies in the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech. Reach out to him if you hav e any questions about the program.