Low incomes, unpaid work and excessive workloads: Australian artists are facing a crisis.
Why is the gender pay gap wider in the arts than other fields of employment? We mined the data looking for possible reasons.
COVID-19 has shown up a mind-bending contradiction. On one hand, the arts are entwined with our daily lives. Yet culture has disappeared from federal policy. Something has gone fundamentally wrong.
The performing arts is the canary in the coalmine of the gig economy.