Ben Eltham is a writer, journalist, researcher and creative producer from Melbourne, Australia. He recently completed his PhD in cultural policy at the University of Western Sydney’s Institute for Culture and Society. Throughout his 20s and 30s, Ben worked as a freelance arts journalist and critic, as well as a producer and festival director at a series of experimental and fringe arts festivals in Newcastle, Brisbane and Melbourne. He is currently a Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development and Research Fellow at Deakin University’s Centre for Memory, Imagination and Invention.