Dr Grayson Cooke BA(Hons)(VUW), PhD(Concordia) 

Grayson Cooke is an interdisciplinary scholar and media artist, Senior Lecturer in the
School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University, and Course Coordinator
of the Bachelor of Media degree. Grayson has exhibited works of new media and photography
in Australia and Canada, he has performed live audio-visual works in Australia, New
Zealand, Italy and the UK, and he has published academic articles in numerous print and
online journals. He is also an associate editor for the online peer-reviewed journal
Transformations. He holds an interdisciplinary PhD from Concordia University in Montreal.

Journal articles


Archival memory and dissolution: the after image project (with Amanda J. Reichelt-Brushett), Convergence (2015)

We are surrounded by archives, archives personal and national; our externalized memories and their material...



AgX, (2014)

AgX is an art-science project about material memory and forgetting – it features time-lapse macro-photography...


after / image, video recording, (2013)

The “after | image” project is about personal and material memory, and about archival preservation...



Live A/V in Australia, MediaObject (2013)

Live AV in Australia by Grayson Cooke documents the diverse emerging national community of practice...


Book chapters

Willing to explode: the American western as apocalypse-machine, Bang bang, shoot shoot!: essays on guns and popular culture (1999)

Creative Works


Outback and Beyond, Japan Media Art Festival and many other international events. (2012)

“Outback and Beyond” is a live electronic opera performed by Mike Cooper and Grayson Cooke....



sweet as . . ., multimedia photographic exhibition, Queenland Arts Council's Ontour onexhibition program (2010)


Outback and beyond: live media as live research, A scholarly affair: National conference of the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (2010)

"Outback and Beyond: A Live Australian Western" is a live audio-visual performance I am currently...



Let's we forget: responsibility and the archive under Howard, UNAustralia [electronic resource]: Cultural Studies Association of Australasia annual conference (2006)

Apologies and the taking of responsibility are complex processes, especially when it is a government...