Candy Royalle is creating Music, plays, novels, poetry, performance, collaborations, visua
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patrons

$707
per month
The reality of being an artist, in this current political climate is this -
constant hustle
working nearly 12 hours a day
6 - 7 days a week
that means gigging
workshops
and an inordinate amount of admin

this leaves little time for actual creation

the cost of creating is high -
time out from doing work that earns
production costs for videos
live events
paying collaborative artists

the wholesale destruction of arts funding means
it's so much harder to win grants
less money in the kitty
more artists - all worthy - means less money to go round
which means less art
which means less creative activism
less expression
less connection
which means
we become a society of robots
unfeeling
working
consuming
no real release

except alcohol
maybe

I need your help
I have an unfinished play
unfinished novel
unfinished poetry manuscript
unfinished trip hop album
and I can’t create these things without a source of income
that is a little bit regular
whatever you can pledge
however much you can afford
I understand there are so many worthy causes
I myself give to multiple sources
but that’s why we earn
to try to distribute and redistribute in ways the system doesn’t want us to
right?


Please think about giving a monthly amount
that will allow me to create
finish projects that I believe
will rally the troops
give hope
share our despondency
connect with you
and so many others who feel the same way
your pledges will allow me to work smarter
though just as hard

Help me break even more hearts wide open...

ps. Please note all pledges are in $US and conversion rates should be taken into account. 
Goals
$707 of $1,000 per month
All my life, Trip Hop has been a huge influence and something of a score to my life. It has always been a dream to create a trip hop album of my own. Currently working with Jak Blak from Perth, I am realising that dream. Meshing deep beats and dark depths with my own lyrical mix of the political and sexual we are creating what I believe will eventually be one of my best bodies of work - to rhythms that people can dance to. Ultimately I'm trying to take poetry to the dance floor and your pledges will help me do this. We need funds for studio time, post production and eventually album design and digital distribution.
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The reality of being an artist, in this current political climate is this -
constant hustle
working nearly 12 hours a day
6 - 7 days a week
that means gigging
workshops
and an inordinate amount of admin

this leaves little time for actual creation

the cost of creating is high -
time out from doing work that earns
production costs for videos
live events
paying collaborative artists

the wholesale destruction of arts funding means
it's so much harder to win grants
less money in the kitty
more artists - all worthy - means less money to go round
which means less art
which means less creative activism
less expression
less connection
which means
we become a society of robots
unfeeling
working
consuming
no real release

except alcohol
maybe

I need your help
I have an unfinished play
unfinished novel
unfinished poetry manuscript
unfinished trip hop album
and I can’t create these things without a source of income
that is a little bit regular
whatever you can pledge
however much you can afford
I understand there are so many worthy causes
I myself give to multiple sources
but that’s why we earn
to try to distribute and redistribute in ways the system doesn’t want us to
right?


Please think about giving a monthly amount
that will allow me to create
finish projects that I believe
will rally the troops
give hope
share our despondency
connect with you
and so many others who feel the same way
your pledges will allow me to work smarter
though just as hard

Help me break even more hearts wide open...

ps. Please note all pledges are in $US and conversion rates should be taken into account. 

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