Barnett, Tully

Flinders University

Dr Tully Barnett is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Industries at Flinders University where she teaches cultural policy and serves as Deputy Director of Assemblage Centre for Creative Arts. She is a member of Laboratory Adelaide: The Value of Culture, looking at non-economic contributions of the arts, and published the monograph What Matters? Talking Value in Australian Culture co-authored with Julian Meyrick and Robert Phiddian (2018).


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    The Creative City Unlike the terms ‘creative industries’, which nobody ever quite understood, and ‘creative class’, about which actual ‘creatives’ were always ambiguous, the ‘creative city’ has been an incredibly successful global policy meme, to which cities across the world continue to aspire. From the early 1990s, faced with de-industrialisation, rising...Read more