----------empyre- soft-skinned space---------------------- that’s a real shock. Adrian was a great guy: I particularly recall a long day’s hike in the Brisbane Ranges near Melbourne and the area where he grew up - stories of drought, indigneous peoples, farmers . . . the kind of storytelling that filled his blogs.
jeez, I’ll miss him sean > On 8 Feb 2018, at 21:45, Anna Munster <a.muns...@unsw.edu.au> wrote: > > ----------empyre- soft-skinned space---------------------- > A big shout out from the fibreculture network too for Adrian Miles. > > I didn't know him well but I sure felt the effects of his work...where else > would we have known and had a creative research relation to vlogging but for > him? > > In many ways thinking about Adrian within network contexts, media theories > and practices makes it possible to continue to feel the intermediary pulses > work like his set(s) off. > > That is the difference an incredible researcher and practioner can make: to > keep our ideas and media energies moving in relation to good and bad > historical actualities and toward whatever may be to come... > > Thoughts with all who knew and cherished him > XAnna > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On 9 Feb 2018, at 3:44 am, Renate Terese Ferro <rfe...@cornell.edu> wrote: >> >> ----------empyre- soft-skinned space---------------------- >> Appreciate this post Melinda and on behalf of all –empyre- subscribers we >> send to you, his family and friends our condolences. >> For those of you who were not familiar with his work here is a link to his >> website. >> http://vogmae.net.au/ >> >> >> Renate Ferro >> Visiting Associate Professor >> Director of Undergraduate Studies >> Department of Art >> Tjaden Hall 306 >> rfe...@cornell.edu >> >> On 2/8/18, 8:58 AM, "empyre-boun...@lists.artdesign.unsw.edu.au on behalf of >> melinda rackham" <empyre-boun...@lists.artdesign.unsw.edu.au on behalf of >> melr...@icloud.com> wrote: >> >> ----------empyre- soft-skinned space---------------------- >> >> Today I bear the sad news that our colleague and friend Adrain Miles has >> passed away at the weekend. He had a heart attack while riding his bike. >> >> I have known Adrian for several decades both on and offline. I can't >> recall which conference I met him at, but it was somewhere in the mid 1990’s >> when we were a few of dissident voices of the superhighway hype. His >> enthusiasm for everything was astounding! His generosity to others as a >> teacher and mentor, his love of a good debate, his enquiring mind and his >> sense of humour. He always had a smile and a quirky line. >> >> Adrian was an original member and active participant of -empyre-. As I >> knew he was smart, trustworthy and equitable he was the first person I >> approached to assist facilitating when -empyre- was growing exponentially in >> its first six months and was too much for one person to manage. >> >> He joined up behind the scenes and first facilitated on his favourite >> topic in June 2002: >> + Hypertext, Blogs and Video Blogs (vogs) >> Adrian Miles and Jill Walker >> http://lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au/pipermail/empyre/2002-June/date.html >> >> and in September 2002: >> Alter_Forms >> + codeWurk with Mez & Methodicist Manifesto with Hideki Nakazawa >> http://lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au/pipermail/empyre/2002-September/date.html >> >> Adrian left the team as more facilitators joined in 2003, and was a vital >> member of "fibreculture" another Australian listserve and publisher set up >> on a more academic model http://www.fibreculture.org. However he remained a >> long timr supported of and occasional guest on -empyre-, the last being on >> Practice Led Research in 2013. >> >> Tributes are currently being written by others for ELO, RMIT and other >> places. Our thoughts are with his loved ones. >> x >> Melinda >> >> From around the web today: >> >> Jason Nelson: >> "Tragic news from Australia. Adrian Miles has passed away. >> A pioneering digital media artist, thinker and writer, early hypertext >> creator, vlogger and Professor at RMIT, Adrian continued for decades to be a >> force in combining new forms of narrative/writing/communication and media in >> Australia and around the world. Damn" >> >> Lisa Gye: >> "Terribly saddened by the news of Adrian Miles' death last weekend. He was >> generous, challenging and thoroughly supportive. I know many Australian and >> international media studies scholars will be shocked and dismayed by this >> news." >> >> Rosie Cross: >> "Vale Adrian Miles, @vogmae on #Vimeo https://t.co/gF5PcpBxzH #RIP >> #pioneer [#geekgirl]" >> _______________________________________________ >> empyre forum >> email@example.com >> http://empyre.library.cornell.edu >> >> _______________________________________________ >> empyre forum >> firstname.lastname@example.org >> http://empyre.library.cornell.edu > _______________________________________________ > empyre forum > email@example.com > http://empyre.library.cornell.edu _______________________________________________ empyre forum firstname.lastname@example.org http://empyre.library.cornell.edu