Following last year’s roaring success, our Fringe Furniture for Gender Equality initiative is back.
Gender might be a just a construct, but it’s a construct that sees men paid more than other genders in many industries – and the design industry is one of ‘em. Thanks to the support of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, Fringe Furniture is actively supporting gender equality in the design sector and is our attempt to redress the balance.
We are offering female identifying and non-binary designers and artists the opportunity to participate in this exciting initiative, which includes:
The best bit? This initiative works. Last year, we successfully increased representation of female identifying and non-binary artists in Fringe Furniture and provided them key professional development opportunities.
That’s what this initiative is all about.
Equality. That’s it. Just equality.
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Want some more info on gender inequality in the design sector? Here are a few of our favourite articles and sites:
Anthropos by Juandita Centika, Fringe Furniture 33, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2019. Photo by Tanya Voltchanskaya.