Tomorrow, Thursday, October 2nd, the San Francisco Media Arts Council (SFMAC) and the SFMOMA will host the panel 'Copy Art: The Impact of Copyright on New Media Art,' offering a welcome counter-balance to the litigious anti-pirates and ahistorical corporate view-points presently hogging public discussions of intellectual property rights. As copyright law is re-interpreted in relation to developing cultural practices and distribution technologies, this event promises to address the changes pertinent to new media artists and forms . A diverse group of artists and scholars will discuss, from progressive legal and art-historical perspectives, the history of appropriative art as well as legal strategies for the protection and sharing of creative works. Panelists include Lawrence Lessig of public domain activist organization Creative Commons; DJ, sound and visual artist Christian Marclay; and art historian/cultural theorist Jennifer Gonzalez. Moderator Linda Jacobson is chief officer of Glass House Studio, LLC (a provider of interactive visualization services) and a board member of SFMAC. The event begins at 7PM, and reservations are recommended. -- Johanna Fateman
Our weekly email newsletter including featured stories, events, job listings, announcements and opportunities in the fields of art & technology.
by Ann Hirsch on Dec 18th, 2014
by Jesse Darling on Dec 16th, 2014
by Rob Horning and Amalia Ulman on Dec 11th, 2014
by Brandon Joyce on Dec 10th, 2014