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The era of throwaway arts

‘The four-year model is supposed to invest in the arts and organisations long-term, but now it seems more like it’s reinforcing the project model: prioritising new programs that are disposable, that will be abandoned for some different idea in the next funding round’—Overland editor Jacinda Woodhead writes about the ‘era of throwaway arts’, following the news that two-thirds of applicants to the Australia Council’s four-year funding round didn’t make it through the first stage.


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