A National Network of Legal Clinics for the Arts will unify and coordinate better access to free legal resources, services and information, empowering artists nationwide. The results from this focus group together with the Artists Needs Assessment Survey will give a fulsome picture of artists’ needs from coast-to-coast and will be presented to the Canada Council of […]
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EXCITING INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION IS WITHIN REACH. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SUCCEED. Enter to Win an iPad Mini by Completing a Survey in Support of the Formation of Canada’s First-Ever National Network of Legal Clinics for the Arts! In an effort to develop an essential national network of federally funded legal services for artists across […]
ALO Legal Director Martha Rans moderates a discussion with a panel of Vancouver-based artists about the role of copyright. Keynote speaker: Breanne Selman Free to attend but registration is required. Click here to register! February 25, 2020 | 1:00PM – 4:15PM British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Downtown Campus, Atrium Room, 8th floor (Room 825)
February 26, 2020 6:30 – 8:30PM Alliance for Arts & Culture | 938 Howe Street, Vancouver $20 Tickets Copyright for Artists With the massive amount of media being easily shared digitally, how do we know what’s fair to use or what others can use of ours? Recent court cases with Canadian artists emphasize the importance […]
November 8, 2019 Pacific Legal Education & Outreach and Artists’ Legal Outreach are proud to announce the launch of Yours Mine Ours, a new podcast dedicated to copyright. Emerging from ALO’s series of public copyright conversations held in Vancouver in the spring and summer of 2019, Yours Mine Ours features artists from a wide variety […]
With quotes from our Legal Director, Martha Rans, below. Article by ANDREA YU, special to THE GLOBE AND MAIL SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 Country musician Mike Plume in his recording studio in Edmonton on Aug. 23, 2019. Plume and other Canadians are seeing a decline of the the middle class for creatives. IAN JACKSON/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Country […]
Artists’ Legal Outreach presents the next event in the Yours, Mine, and Ours: The ALO Copyright Conversations 2019 on Friday, September 20. Plan to join the conversation! Yours, Mine, and Ours: Dancing Around Copyright: Who Owns a Dance? Friday, September 20, 2019 2:00-3:00pm SFU Woodward’s Room 2205 – 149 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, V6B […]
Come and join us Saturday July 6 at 3pm at the Contemporary Art Gallery 555 Nelson St, Vancouver. Maryam Jafri’s work directly addresses the impact of copyright on the creative process. In this conversation with lawyer Martha Rans we’ll look at how Getty Images distorts the nature of authorship and ownership. No registration required.
Artists’ Legal Outreach presents the next event in the Yours, Mine, and Ours: The ALO Copyright Conversations 2019 on June 14, 2019. Plan to join the conversation! Yours, Mine, and Ours: So You Think You Can Take It Friday, June 14, 2019 7:00–9:00pm 303 East 8th Ave, Vancouver Admission: $10, FREE for students. Register via […]
Artists’ Legal Outreach presents the next event in the Yours, Mine, and Ours: The ALO Copyright Conversations 2019 on May 28, 2019. Plan to join the conversation! Yours, Mine, and Ours: Much Ado About Something (When Storytelling and Copyright Collide) Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6:30–8:00pm SFU Woodward’s Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre (149 West Hastings […]