Dr Adrian Miles (melbourne .au)

Senior Lecturer in New Media. Program Manager of the Consilience Lab, a media and communication Honours research studio at RMIT, in Melbourne, Australia. He has also been a senior new media researcher in the InterMedia Lab at the University of Bergen, Norway. His academic research on hypertext and networked interactive video is widely published. Various digital projects are exhibited internationally. Research interests include hypertext, new pedagogies for media education, digital humanities and media, digital video poetics, interactive documentary, and Deleuzean philosophy for digital poetics. He was the first or second person in the world to videoblog.


2014 76 Miles, Adrian. "Seven Small Propositions that Fall, Autumnally, Upon Interactive Documentary." New Factual Storytelling. DocLab, University of Canberra. April 2015. [slides with text]| 75Miles, Adrian. “Materialism and Interactive Documentary: Sketch Notes.” Studies in Documentary Film 8.3 (2014): 205–220. [original and pre-print] 74 Miles, Adrian. "Flat Archives, or Promiscuity Unbound." DRHA 2014, University of Greenwich, September 2014, [text and slides] 73 Miles, Adrian. “Interactive Documentary and Affective Ecologies.” New Documentary Ecologies Emerging Platforms, Practices and Discourses. Ed. Kate Nash, Craig Hight, and Catherine Summerhayes. Palgrave Macmillan. 67–82. Print. [Book chapter] 72 Miles, Adrian. “Ambience, Affect, and Autodocumentary.” ASPERA 2014. Newcastle. [Slides] 71 Miles, Adrian et al. Rezine 01: Research Notes Toward Critical Nonfiction Practice. Ed. Adrian Miles. Melbourne: nonfictionLab, 2014. Rezine 1. [interactive iBook] 70 Miles, Adrian, and David Carlin, eds. Material Poesis: Fragments Towards. The Consilience Lab. [interactive iBook] 2013 | 69. Miles, Adrian. “Click, Think, Link: Interval and Affective Narrative.” Database | Narrative | Archive: Seven Interactive Essays on Digital Nonlinear Storytelling. Ed. Matt Soar and Monika Gagnon. [online chapter] 68. Miles, Adrian. “Digital Materiality: Making, Networks, Media.” 10th Annual Conference of the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association. Swinburne University. [slides] 67. Miles, Adrian. “Quickened: A Lyrical iBook for Postindustrial Doing.” Axon 3.1 [essay] 66. Miles, Adrian et al. “Quickened: A Video iBook.” Axon 3.1 [iBook anthology] 65. Miles, Adrian. “What Is Social Video?” Digital Acrobatics: Performing the Circus Oz Living Archive. Melbourne.[slides] 64. Miles, Adrian. “Surface Tensions: Propositions and Provocations.” Surface Tensions: Literature in the Database. Sydney. [slides]. 2012 | 63 Miles, Adrian. “Nonfiction Assemblage Engines.” Nonfictionow. RMIT University, Melbourne. [slides] 62 Miles, Adrian. “Affective Assemblages, Documentary Practices.” Visible Evidence XIX. ANU, Canberra. [slides]. 61 Miles, Adrian. “Affect and the Objects of Robert Croma’s Web Cinema.” Beyond Slowness. RMIT University, Melbourne. [slides] 60 Miles, Adrian. “Digital Materiality: Porousness, Granularity, Facets.” Digital Documentary Symposium. ANU, Canberra. [slides]. 2011 | 59 Miles, Adrian. “To Choreograph.” Inside Multimodal Composition. Hampton Press. 251–4. [invited book section]. 58 Miles, Adrian. “Some Minor Notes (University, Why?).” Teaching With Vision. Gold Coast, Queensland. 2011. Invited Speaker [slides] 2009 | 57 Miles, Adrian. “Hypertext Teaching.” Reading Hypertext. Ed. Mark Bernstein and Diane Greco. Watertown: Eastgate, 223–238 [book chapter] 2008 | 56 Miles, Adrian. “Virtual, Actual, Vector and Intensity.” Affective Atlas 02. [conference paper, slides missing] 55 Miles, Adrian. “Virtual Actual: Hypertext as Material Writing.” Studies in Material Thinking 1.2 [original journal essay, mirror] 54 Miles, Adrian. “Softvideography: Digital Video as Postliterate Practice.” Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools. Ed. Byron Hawk, David M Rieder, and Ollie Oviedo. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 10–21. [book chapter] 53 Miles, Adrian. “Programmatic Statements for a Facetted Videography.” Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube. Ed. Geert Lovink and Sabine Niederer. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures XS4All. 223–30. [book chapter]. 2007 | 52 Miles, Adrian. “That Moment Might Do: Videoblogs and the Any-Instant-Whatever.” Post Identity 5.1 [interactive essay - download zip, open moments.mov in QT 7]] 51 Miles, Adrian. “That Moment Might Do: Videoblogs and the Any-Instant-Whatever.” Post Identity 5.1 [essay] 50 Miles, Adrian. “Soft Rhizomes 2: A Softvideography Video Essay.” Artifact 1.2 [interactive video essay - download zip, open soft.mov in QT 7] 49 Miles, Adrian. “Soft Rhizomes 2: A Softvideography Essay.” Artifact 1.2: 96–105. [essay] 48 Miles, Adrian, ed. “New Media, Networks and New Pedagogies.” Fibreculture Journal 10 [Guest editor] 47 Miles, Adrian. “Network Literacy: The New Path to Knowledge.” Screen Education Autumn.45: 24–30. [essay] 46. Miles, Adrian. “Facetted Video: Crystalline Architectures.” Video Vortex 1. Brussels. Invited Speaker.[slides] 2006 | 45. Miles, Adrian. “Videoblogs and Softvideo (Videoécriture).” Mediamatic Interactive Film Workshop/IDFA. Amsterdam. Invited Speaker. [slides] 44. Miles, Adrian. “Videoblogs.” docsOnline: International Documentary Festival Amsterdam. Invited Speaker. [slides] 43. Miles, Adrian. “Old Media Avatars.” Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference, Internet Research 7.0. Brisbane. [slides tbc] 42. Miles, Adrian. “Networked Knowledge Objects.” Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference, Internet Research 7.0. Brisbane. [slides]. 41. Miles, Adrian. “Conversations and Convergence.” First Person: International Digital Storytelling Conference. ACMI, Melbourne. [slides]. 40. Miles, Adrian. “Blogs in Media Education: A Beginning.” Australian Screen Ed 41: 66–9. [mirror]. 39. Miles, Adrian. “Blogging and Documentary.” OzDox. Sydney. Invited Speaker. [slides] 38. Miles, Adrian. “A Vision for Genuine Rich Media Blogging.” Uses of Blogs. New York: Peter Lang. 213–22. [book chapter, mirror]. 2005 | 37. Miles, Adrian. “Videoblogs and Podcasts.” Learning Technologies 2005. Mooloolaba. Invited Speaker. [slides missing] 36. Miles, Adrian. “Media Rich versus Rich Media (Or Why Video in a Blog Is Not the Same as a Video Blog).” Blogtalk Downunder. Sydney. [conference paper, hypertext essay, essay slides] 35. Miles, Adrian. “Blogs: Distributed Documentaries of the Everyday.” Metro 143: 66–70. Print. [mirror] 2004 | 34. Miles, Adrian. “VogBook 1.” Inflect 2: [interactive PDF, inFlect, mirror] 33 Miles, Adrian. “Blogs, Disruption and Reflective Learning.” World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications. Vol. 2004. Lugano: AACE, 2004. 2584–2591. [conference site, slides]. 32 Miles, Adrian. “Adrian Miles Responds to Hypertexts and Interactives.” Electronic Book Review, [ebr] 2003 | 31 Miles, Adrian. “Softvideography.” CyberText Yearbook 2002-2003. Jyväskylän: Research Center for Contemporary Culture. 218–236. [mirror]. 30 Tuckwell, Dion et al. “The Violence of Text.” Ed. Adrian Miles. Kairos 8.1 (2003) [experimental anthology, Kairos, mirror] 29 Miles, Adrian. “There's No Need to Bite the Breast.” Journal of Digital Information 3.3 [JoDI, mirror] 28 Miles, Adrian. “Reviewing Versus Criticism.” Journal of Digital Information 3.3 [JoDI, mirror] 27 Miles, Adrian. “Intent Is Important (A Sketch of a Progressive Criticism).” Journal of Digital Information 3.3 [JoDI, mirror] 26 Miles, Adrian. “Digital Multiliteracy.” Kairos 8.1. [Experimental Media - Flash] 25 Miles, Adrian. “Digital Literacies, an Introduction.” I Link Therefore I Am. Melbourne. 2002. Symposium. [Slides, missing] 2002 | 24. Miles, Adrian. “Searching: Tactical Computing.” Digital Resources in the Humanities. Edinburgh: [conference notes]. 23 Miles, Adrian, and Mark Amerika. “Practice-Based Research, Digital Art and Problem-Based Learning: A Dialogue.” Leonardo Electronic Almanac 10.7 [mirror] 22 Miles, Adrian. “Videoécriture: Interactive Video Vernaculars.” Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference. Maastricht. Conference Paper. [slides] 2001 | 21 Miles, Miles, Adrian. “Media Annotation Tools.” Nordic Interactive Conference. Copenhagen: [conference paper, text notes] 20 Miles, Adrian. “Vog Écriture.” Nordic Interactive Conference. Copenhagen: [conference paper, text notes]. 19 Miles, Adrian. “Realism and a General Economy of the Link.” Currents in Electronic Literacy Fall.5 [academic hypertext, Currents, mirror] 18 Miles, Adrian. “Hypertext Syntagmas: Cinematic Narration with Links.” Journal of Digital Information 1.7 [academic hypertext JoDI, mirror] 17 Miles, Adrian. “Hypertext Structure as the Event of Connection.” 12th ACM Hypertext Conference. Aarhus: ACM. 61–8. [ACM, mirror]. 1999 | 16 Miles, Adrian. “The Time of Webbed Writing: Duration and the Interval of the Link.” DAC99: Atlanta, [conference paper - unfinished draft]. 15 Miles, Adrian. “Pedagogy Goes to the Movies: Hypermedia in the Cinema Classroom.” ACH-ALLC’99 International Humanities Computing Conference. Charolottesville, Virginia: ACH-ALLC Insitute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, 1999. 19–22. [conference paper, missing]. 14 Miles, Adrian. “Cinematic Paradigms for Hypertext.” Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies 13.2 July (1999): 217–226. [Continuum, mirror]. 1998 | 13 Miles, Adrian. “Head to Head.” Herald Sun, p.18. [Newspaper article, missing] 12 Miles, Adrian. “Cinema and Hypertext.” Digital Arts and Culture ’98. Bergen. [conference paper, missing - conference site]. 11 Miles, Adrian. “Review: Page to Screen: Taking Literacy into the Electronic Era. Ed. Ilana Snyder.” Media International Australia: Culture and Policy 87.May: 144–5. [book review, missing] 10 Miles, Adrian. “Multimedia For the Rest of Us: Why Bother with the Small End of the Stick?” Computers and Learning: The Multimedia Experience. Melbourne University [conference paper, missing] 9 Miles, Adrian. “‘Singin’ in the Rain’: A Hypertextual Reading.” Postmodern Culture 8.2 (1998): [hypertext essay - PMC, mirror]. 1997 | 8 Miles, Adrian. “Foreword: Writing In, Writing On (A Work in Progress).” Mesh 11: 101–2. Print. [missing] 7 Miles, Adrian. “Academic Publishing and Hypertext.” Cultural Crossroads: Ownership, Access and Identity. Sydney: N. p., 1997. [conference paper, missing]. 6 Miles, Adrian. “‘Singin’ in the Rain’: Hypertext and Screen Studies.” Infog97: On the Impact of Recent Developments in Digital Technology on Screen Culture Practice. Melbourne: Australian Film Institute Research and Information Centre ANSPAG, 1997. 87–95. [HTML dump from a hypertext]. 1996 | 5 Miles, Adrian. “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” Media International Australia 81, August: 68–76. Print. [web hypertext version] 4 Miles, Adrian. “Hyperweb.” Postmodern Culture 6.3, May: n.p. [experimental work - PMC, mirror] 1995 | 3 Miles, Adrian. “Hypertext Meets the Movies: A Poor Man’s Multimedia.” Image-Music-Text. RMIT University [slides, missing] 2 Miles, Adrian. Chris Marker WWW Site [archived web site] 1 Miles, Adrian. “Approaching the Impossible Image: Diary of a Country Priest as a Sacred Narrative.” Masters Thesis. Monash. [archived].


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