Melinda Rackham


Member Since January 1, 1996


Over the past fifteen years Melinda Rackham has engaged with emergent practices and hybrid artforms as a pioneering networked artist, writer, curator, media consultant and cultural producer.

Melinda was the first Curator of Networked Media at the Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) and in 2002 she established -empyre-, one of the world’s leading online critical theory forums. As Director of the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) - Melinda lead Australia's foremost cultural research and emerging technologies organisation to new levels of public engagement.

Currently Adjunct Professor in the School of Media and Comminications at RMIT University, Dr Rackham's interests focus on the intertwining cultural, aesthetic, technological and conceptual aspects of networked, virtual, distributed, multi-user environments, and responsive and wearable art practices.