Check out this article written by Elena Goukassian about a 13-year old challenging Scholastic’s copyright policies for its art and writing competitions.
Check out this article written by Eileen Kinsella about the way forward after the 5Pointz case in which developer Gerald Wolkoff was ordered to pay a staggering $6.7 million to a group of graffiti artists for painting over their work without warning in 2013.
Submitted by martha on October 20, 2015 – 4:51pm Today the delightful Joy Garnett said something I want to remember: “Maker is a word used by those who used to be referred to as craftsman. Where “craft” or “craftsy” has a trivial connotation, supposedly, “maker” elevates the perception of it as “an art form” but […]
Submitted by martha on January 17, 2012 – 9:14am This morning I listened to a Swedish Church of Copinism. Information is holy – all information is philosophically the same in their view and file sharing is a religious ritual. When asked whether all information was equally valuable he said no but there was no follow-up. […]
Submitted by martha on August 25, 2011 – 8:28am In 2009 a young artist asks what copyright has to do with her after a screening at ECUAD of RiP: A Remix Manifesto. This exhibition is an attempt to answer her question. For New Forms I have brought together works that confront and challenge some of […]
Submitted by martha on August 15, 2011 – 9:14am Last week I was fortunate to find myself at SIGGRAPH and see Cory Doctorow’s keynote. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfU6e6–izo) It was inspiring. To have him here in Vancouver as we make the final preparations for “Art, Revolution and Ownership” lit the fire under me to get writing again. Here […]