cellF: Surrogate musicianship as a manifestation of in-vitro intelligence

McKenzie, V.; Thompson, N.; Moore, D.; & Ben-Ary, G. cellF: Surrogate musicianship as a manifestation of in-vitro intelligence. In E. Reck Miranda (ed.), Handbook of Artificial Intelligence for Music, Springer. (Forthcoming; contact me for more information.) cellF is a collaborative project at the cutting edge of experimental…

‘Come all savage creatures’: Becoming Bakkhai in the south west of Western Australia

McKenzie, V. & Boxall, K. (2021): ‘Come all savage creatures’: Becoming Bakkhai in the south west of Western Australia. In A. Harris & S. Holman Jones (eds.), Affective Movements, Methods and Pedagogies (pp. 142-157). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. This paper tracks affective dimensions of participation in…

Normal Milk

McKenzie, Vahri (2019). Normal milk. In M. Granger et al. (eds.), Storyfire: Winning stories from the Stuart Hadow Prize: 2005-2018 (pp. 187-192). Swanbourne, Australia: The Fellowship of Australian Writers WA. The work explores the gap between language and communication through innovative use of artificial language,…

Beer-n-bubs

McKenzie, V. (2017). Beer-n-bubs. In S. Corletto, A. T. Matthews, J. M. Miller and L. Washington (eds.).  Crush: Stories about love. Rundle Mall, Australia: Midnight Sun. The work adopts the first-person voice of a young man to explore performances of gender in fiction, probing the…

Likes to Measure

McKenzie, V. (2016). Likes to measure. In M. Sala and G. Osborne (eds.). Newcastle Short Story Award Anthology 2016. Newcastle, NSW: Hunter Writers Centre. The work formally experiments with the possibilities of non-narrative prose, developing strategies that include the poetics of catalogue (listing structures). It…