Myles Russell-Cook

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Author biography

Myles Russell-Cook is a PhD candidate and lecturer in Design Anthropology and Indigenous Studies at Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia. Prior to this he undertook postgraduate studies in fine art, and undergraduate studies in photography. He is a board member for Banmirra Arts and has undertaken archival and museum research in Australia, North America and Europe. Myles also works part time as Community Liaison & Cultural Advisor for Kids’ Own Publishing as an artist manager. Myles runs artist led studios with CALD artists producing books by communities for communities that strengthen culture, language and literacy. He is also a member of AIATSIS and has been recognised for his contributions to the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, as well as his service and achievements in the development and management of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander archives, libraries, galleries and museums.