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REBECCA NAJDOWSKI is an artist working in photography, video, and installation. She is an Associate Lecturer at RMIT University in BA Photography. In 2010 Rebecca received her MFA from California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil and was the first Artist Fellow at the Center for …

JONATHAN OGILVIE is a PhD candidate at Macquarie University. His thesis is entitled The Cinematics of Surveillance. The research explores the liquidity between cinema and surveillance and includes a screenplay adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s novel, The Secret Agent. Jonathan is an award winning writer/ director of dramatic shorts and features.

SETH KEEN is a documentary designer and producer, who has worked for 20 years in the film and television industry. His academic research on documentary design engages with developments occurring in interactive documentary. Interested in media innovation, Seth collaborates with research, cultural and commercial partners on the design of audio-visual works, archives and tools.

Seth Keen                                                                   then at least some of the time we’re going to have to give up on simplicities. But one thing is sure: if …

KAREN PEARLMAN, author of Cutting Rhythms, Shaping the Film Edit (Focal Press) is a former President of the Australian Screen Editors Guild and a current director of the critically acclaimed Physical TV Company. She has been head of Screen Studies at AFTRS, and also had a distinguished career as a dancer and choreographer.

MELINDA BUFTON is a Melbourne-based poet who works in the space of third-wave feminist poetics, with research interests in performativity and non-fiction poetry. Her first collection, Girlery, was published in 2014 and her work has appeared in many publications including Southerly, Cordite, The Age and Rabbit.

LUCINDA STRAHAN is a widely published writer of journalism, essay and hybrid nonfiction. Her arts journalism and criticism has appeared in The Age, ABC online, Crikey, TheBig Issue, UNmagazine and many exhibition catalogues, and she has published and exhibited experimental literary-visual works in art-spaces and journals nationally and internationally. Lucinda is currently a PhD candidate …

STEFANIE MARKIDIS is a writer and researcher from Melbourne, Australia. Her work explores the intersection of creative and critical practice. Stefanie is undertaking a PhD at RMIT University, through which she is investigating how female identity, writing and eating practices are related.

GUY MORROW is a Macquarie University lecturer whose career trajectory to date has featured the relatively unique combination of academic research and current and ongoing creative industries engagement at a national and international level. His experience spans the realms of research publications, artist management, music and design, and video production. Guy is also a guitarist …

  PETER DOYLE is the author of four crime novels, two of his previous novels won Ned Kelly Awards, and in 2011 he received a Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also the author of the City of shadows: Sydney police photographs, 1912-1948 (2005) and Crooks like us (2009) both of which were based …

VANESSA BERRY is a writer and visual artist. She is the author of two memoirs, Ninety9 (2013) and Strawberry Hills Forever (2007) and the blog Mirror Sydney, which investigates lesser known stories, places, and experiences in Sydney’s city and suburbs. She is currently a PhD candidate in Media at Macquarie University.

JULIENNE VAN LOON’s first novel, Road Story, won The Australian/Vogel’s Award in 2004. Later works – Beneath the Bloodwood Tree (2008) and Harmless (2013) – have been published to wide critical acclaim. Julienne taught into and coordinated Curtin University’s Creative Writing program for many years. She is now a Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in the …

JULIE-ANNE LONG has worked in a variety of dance contexts as performer, choreographer, director, producer, curator, dramaturg and mentor. She was the recipient of an Australia Council Dance Fellowship, which encompassed research, development and the realisation of an ongoing body of work entitled The Invisibility Project (2007-ongoing). She is currently Lecturer in Dance and Performance, MMCCS, …

FRANZISKA WEIDLE is a doctoral research fellow and a PhD candidate in cultural anthropology at the University of Göttingen, Germany. Her current research focuses on interactivity and documentary knowledge production. Franziska also works as an independent documentary artist and assistant of the Göttingen International Ethnographic Film Festival.

FRANCESCA RENDLE- SHORT is an associate professor in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University, co-director of non/fictionLab and WrICE (Writers Immersion Cultural Exchange). She is an award-winning novelist, memoirist and essayist, author of the memoir-cum-novel Bite Your Tongue and novel Imago. Francesca was an International Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa …

View About 7am footage here http://vogmae.net.au/about7am/ ADRIAN MILES is Senior Lecturer and currently the Program Director of the consilience Honours lab at RMIT, in Melbourne, Australia, and leader of the Documentary node of RMIT’s non/fictionLab. He does research on computational nonfiction, and undertakes theoretically inflected digital projects. Adrian’s research interests include interactive video, pedagogies for new …