The results are unsurprisingly empty.
Although the statistics are revealing enough, sometimes some visual prompts can help make things more obvious. A new Instagram profile called “lineupswithoutmales” makes the problem of male-dominant lineups abundantly clear.
Wiping the names of male acts off of posters and flyers, the account reveals the gender imbalance in an incredibly striking way. The remaining acts’ names are swallowed up by the void formerly occupied by male artists. It’s a clever visual reminder of just how much still needs to be done to balance gender representation in the music industry. Check out the account here.
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