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Art at Work: Copyright for Artists

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:30 PM  8:00 PM Richmond Art Gallery 7700 Minoru Gate Richmond, BC FREE | Registration required 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 of understanding […]

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Calling all artists and arts organizations! Complete a survey and help develop a National Network of Legal Clinics for the Arts!

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 […]

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Fair Dealing Week | Creativity in the arts: The role of copyright | February 25, 2020

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)

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Copyright 101 Workshop – Vancouver, February 26 2020

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 […]

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Copyright conversation: Dancing Around Copyright: Who Owns a Dance?

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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 […]

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Maryam Jafri: What’s copyright got to do with it?

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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.

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Copyright conversation June 14: So You Think You Can Take It

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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 […]

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Copyright conversation: Much Ado About Something (When Storytelling and Copyright Collide)

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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 […]

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Copyright conversation: Yours, Mine, and Ours: Film, the People, and the Public Domain

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Artists’ Legal Outreach presents the next event in the Yours, Mine, and Ours: The  ALO Copyright Conversations 2019 on May 4, 2019. DOXA Documentary Film Festival presents a screening of A Place Called Chiapas as part of its 10th annual Justice Forum, which showcases films that create space for dialogue and sow the seeds for social […]

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Join us for an April 11 copyright conversation: Yours, Mine, and Ours: Who Owns Public Art?

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Yours, Mine, and Ours: Who Owns Public Art? Thursday, April 11, 2019 (6:00–8:00pm) Location: HCMA Architecture + Design (#400-675 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC) FREE! Register HERE Artwork created specifically for public spaces is inherently accessible, often encouraging viewers to interact and engage with the work and blurring boundaries of ownership. Glass artist Victoria Balva with Calgary-based […]

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