- Portelli, D. (2016) Mapping the dynamic life of lines in a multimodal compositional practice. Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.
- Portelli, D. (2015) Mapping Australia (D. Pocknee, B. Flanagan, & B. Sherouse, Eds.). Retrieved January 14, 2016, from http://cerenem.ricercata.org/articles/mapping_australia/page01.html
- Portelli, D. (2012) Breath through water : personal cross-cultural and multimedia processes flowing towards Dao in composition. School of Humanities and Communication Arts. Dissertation (M.A.(Hons.))–University of Western Sydney.
Portelli, D. (2013) Between Film, Music and Natural Phenomena: My Expansive Journey Towards Cultural Complexity in Dao Inspired Composition. Interventions & Intersections: Postgraduate Conference.
- Portelli, D. (2012) Daoistic Flow of Video and Sound Collaboration As Cross-Cultural Dialogue. 19th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association – Knowing Asia: Asian Studies in an Asian Century.
Below is a letter I wrote to the Australian Arts Council regarding the impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the Arts: