Archive project awarded ARC funding

A consortium of The Academy of Performing Arts at Edith Cowan University, Tura New Music, the  State Library of Western Australia, the Australian Broadcasting Commission and the National Library of Australia, is the recipient of a three year Australian Research Council Linkage Grant. The research project is:

The Western Australia New Music Archive: 1970 – today: Finding, accessing, remembering, performing.

 

This research project will see the creation of the Western Australian New Music Archive, a digital repository of and interface to Western Australian music composed from 1970 to the present day. Hosted at the State Library of Western Australia, the project will preserve and highlight Western Australian new music works and performers in Western Australia and internationally.

 

Heritage musical works and installations will be presented and recorded, feeding back into the archive. The project will preserve and highlight Western Australian new music works and performers in Western Australia and internationally.