Hope's CD 'Ephemeral Rivers' on HutHut has been awarded the German award, ‘Preis Der Deutchen Schallplatternkritik’ in the contemporary music category! You can find more about this and the other winners of awards here.
Hope has also been featured in the Making Waves Australian Composers podcast series, where she has been called a 'towering force of experimental music'. Listen to episode here.
Exciting news! Cat Hope's first monograph CD has been released on Hat Hut Records hat(now)ART label.
The album will be available worldwide from September through outhere music but a limited number are available to buy in Australia from here. All proceeds go to Decibel's commissioning fund for new music.
Other News this year
Why is there so little space for women in jazz? is and article written by Cat Hope for The Conversation. Read it here.
Cat is a keynote at the Women in Creative Arts conference at ANU in Canberra 10 -12 August. The other keynote is the wonderful Liza Lim, and the program features a wide range of exciting papers and performances.
December see's a few of Cat Hope's publications being made available.
Firstly, a provocative article in The Conversation entitled Music of our time: let’s embrace experimental music once and for all but also the publication of her keynote at the Australasian Computer Music Conference in Sydney later in November, Make for Change: Challenging gender issues in electronic music on the Listen Blog.
A co written chapter in the book Research, Records and Responsibility on Sydney University Press, edited by Harris, Thieberger and Barwick has been released, reflecting on aspects of the development of the Western Australian New Music Archive.
in other news, her solo album, co produced with Stuart James at Soundfield Studio is getting closer to completion. Watch this space!
These are Cat Hope's news pages, updated as activities occur.