Research Publications


Swalwell, M. et al. (2023), “Collecting, Curating, Preserving, and Researching Media Arts: A good practice report”, Archiving Australian Media Art Project, Australian Research Council, Swinburne University of Technology, and RMIT University.

Melanie Swalwell, Helen Stuckey, Denise de Vries, Cynde Moya, Candice Cranmer, Sharon Frost, Angela Goddard, Steven Miller, Carolyn Murphy, Nick Richardson (2022) “Archiving Australian Media Arts: A Project Overview”, Preservation, Digital Technology and Culture, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 155-166,

Swalwell, Melanie, “The Australian Emulation Network: Accessing Born Digital Cultural Collections,” Proceedings of the Second Summit on New Media Art Archiving, ISEA 2022, Barcelona, 10-16 June, 2022, pp. 40-45,


Research Documents

Sample Interview Questions (Access as pdf)

Permissions Document-Virtualities case study. (Access as pdf)