We often turn to art in difficult times. However, the measures taken to tackle the global coronavirus pandemic have also made our access to art more difficult. All over the world, cinemas, concert venues, theatres, museums, operas, galleries, and even bookshops have been closed.
The African music sector continues to be affected by a lack of reliable statistics and data that inform strategies and policies. As a result, many music practitioners on the continent are not able to fully monetise their works.