Between freedom and control: A chorus-centred Bakkhai for community ensemble

McKenzie, V. (2022). Between freedom and control: A chorus-centred Bakkhai for community ensemble, Australasian Drama Studies 80, 253-277. In addition to capturing the heart of the mythological story, the tension between freedom and control explored so vividly in Euripides’ ‘Bakkhai’ can resonate in the creative…

A matter of balance: Visual arts in the Australian Defence Force ARRTS program

McKenzie, V. and Florance, C. (2021). A matter of balance: Visual arts in the Australian Defence Force ARRTS program. AXON: Creative Explorations 11 (2) On the Mend: Care, repair & breakage. This paper examines visual arts practices in the context of Arts for Recovery, Resilience,…

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

McKenzie, V.; Thompson, N.; Moore, D.; & Ben-Ary, G. (2021). cellF: Surrogate musicianship as a manifestation of in-vitro intelligence. In E. Reck Miranda (ed.), Handbook of Artificial Intelligence for Music: Foundations, Advanced Approaches, and Developments for Creativity (pp. 915-929). Springer. cellF is a collaborative project at the…

‘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…

The Other Writing Group

McKenzie, Vahri (2019). The Other Writing Group: an embodied workshop, TEXT Special Issue 57: Peripheral Visions. New insights and approaches to creative activity grounded in embodiment have the potential to enhance creative writing practices by focusing on the embodied dimensions of writing, such as undertaking…