Marsha Berry is an Associate Professor in the School of Media and Communication RMIT University where she teaches creative practice research methods. She is author of Creating with Smartphones (2017) Palgrave MacMillan and is co-editor of two volumes on mobile media. Marsha supervises postgraduate research students across a range of topics concerned with new media arts, narrative, creative writing, filmmaking and mobility.
She has over 20 higher degree by research completions. With dozens of articles and book chapters, she has published her research extensively in highly prestigious international journals such as New Media and Society and New Writing as well as in edited books. She is an ethnographer, writer and artist whose practice includes filmmaking, participatory art projects, and poetry.
Her video art and photography has been exhibited in Australia and internationally in exhibition spaces such as the Directors Lounge in Berlin and the Queensland Centre of Photography. She has have been invited to develop and facilitate workshops focussing on creative practice both in academic (Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association, Mobile Innovation Network Australasia) and community settings (Geelong Writers, Pilbara Writers), speak, write book chapters for edited collections and examine theses on the basis of her reputation as an artist scholar who works with mobile media.
Creating with Mobile Media investigates the convergence between locative, mobile and social media to show how people use mobile media for their creative practice.