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Audio interview

1 Oct 2018

How do we decide the value of art? And who is best equipped to do so?


21 Aug 2018

When did culture become a number? When did the books, paintings, poems, plays, songs, films, games, art installations, clothes, and all the myriad objects that fill our lives and which we consider cultural, become a matter of statistical measurement?


18 Mar 2014

Things to remember if you are a federal minister for the arts:

In arts policy, as in the arts, how you do things matters as much as what you do. Good ideas become bad ideas if your tone is wrong or you aim at...

Journal article

30 Apr 2013


This keynote paper focuses on the relationship between the idea of culture and the different ways it is talked about in the contemporary world. The media, the Academy, the creative professions and public policy all provide different discursive regimes in which key...

29 Aug 2012

Art is a major measure of civilisation because it enriches society and tells us myriad stories about ourselves, yet Australia doesn't invest in it as much as sport, writes Julian Meyrick in The Age .


As the third quadrennium...

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