[csaa-forum] CFP: Gender Diversity in Music and Art Conference Perth WA 16-19 July 2019

Tarsh Bates tarshbates at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 12:01:37 ACST 2019

Gender Diversity in Music and Art Conference**
*16-19 July 2019 *
University of Western Australia

Hosted by the Conservatorium of Music, this four-day international 
conference will focus on vital, diverse and inspiring music and art 
making by women and gender-diverse artists and scholars. Spotlighting 
otherwise under-recognised contributions to the development of music and 
art, Gender Diversity in Music and Art will both showcase and discuss 
the representations of this work in academia, industry and the 
everyday.The conference draws together the discussions that emerged from 
the Women in the Creative Arts (ANU 2017) and Gender Diversity in Music 
Making (Monash 2018) conferences. A cross-section of artists, art forms 
and academics will meet to share work and experiences and build 
opportunities for gender equity across these fields. Join us to share a 
wide spectrum of activity in this area including academic research, 
current industry approaches and discussions, and creative work.

Keynotes and artists in residence include Jennifer Walshe, Shoeb Ahmed, 
Robyn Schulkowsky, Vanessa Tomlinson, Sandy O'Sullivan, and more to be 

Papers, lecture-recitals and panel proposals are welcomed from people of 
all genders, as well as creative works (compositions, performances) by 
women and gender-diverse artists and scholars. Submissions by First 
Nations artists and scholars are particularly encouraged. Submissions 
are welcomed for:

  * 20 minute paper presentation
  * 20 minute lecture-recital
  * 20 minute panel proposals (maximum of 4 speakers)
  * Creative works duration 5 – 10 minutes

Submit a single document including a 250 word abstract, list of 
technical requirements and a 100 word biography. Please include any 
additional access requirements as appropriate. Information on diversity 
in your submission can be found here 

Submissions are due *5 April 2019* via the conference website: 

Conference Committee: Louise Devenish, Sarah Collins, Cecilia Sun, Ionat 
Zurr, Tarsh Bates, Shoshana Rosenberg


Visual Art Co-Chair/Gender Diversity in Music and Art/ 16-19 July 2019
Co-Convenor /Quite Frankly: Its a Monster Conference/ 18-19 October 2018
Curator /This Mess We're In/ 13 October - 2 November 2018 Unhallowed 
Arts Festival 2018

Postdoctoral Research Associate • SymbioticA • School of Human Sciences 
• The University of Western Australia • M309, 35 Stirling Hwy Crawley WA 
6009 Australia • T +61 8 6488 5583 • M +61 (0) 432 324 708 • E 
natarsha.bates at research.uwa.edu.au

I acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands on which I live: The 
Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation. I acknowledge their ancestors and 
pay my respects to their elders; past, present and future.

More information about the csaa-forum mailing list