Cuts to funding cut women more deeply

Published in Listen, July 6, 2015

Missing in the furore following cuts to arts funding is analysis of its impact on women, writes composer, musician and academic Cat Hope. For women who may already be struggling with inclusion and visibility, says Hope, funding applications are a great way to make art on their own terms.

The representation of women in music has been a hot topic in Australia recently. In my fields of composition and electronic music, the debate has been particularly lively. Social media has allowed more discussions across states and countries, with scores of comments on Facebook and tweets all over the twitter-sphere......

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