Free culture: cette catégorie de mon blog contient des articles qui parlent du droit d’auteur, du copyright, et de la culture libre.
I prefer to think like a Chinese dragon instead of like a Western dragon. Je préfère penser comme un dragon chinois au lieu de comme un dragon occidental.
It used to be that geniuses were considered uncommon. Today, we view not the genius but recognized and rewarded genius as a rarity and as something to aspire to.
All artists are imitators, and it’s a good thing too.
Imitation is the main mechanism for the creation of culture, and in this article I explain how it works.
In the art world, there’s too much focus on selling the product of art and not enough interest in selling the service of art. Dans le monde d’art, on se concentre trop sur la vente des objets et pas assez sur la vente des services qui entourent l’objet d’art.
Recently, a stranger made a painting based on this detail image of one of my portraits, and in doing so she made me very happy. J’étais ravie quand, récemment, quelqu’un a fait une peinture basée sur cette image d’un de mes portraits.
Trying to please everyone is a good way to please no one and also a sure way of failing in business.
A favorite argument for those who believe in copyright is that too little is just as dangerous as too much.
The creator of this comic isn’t the only artist who makes a living without copyright, and the business model to do the same isn’t that complicated.
The similarity lies in where these groups place their priorities.
Thursday Friday’s Together bags bring up interesting questions about status and hierarchy, both in the social sense of those words and in how they relate to the concept of intellectual property.
As important as photographer Jill Greenberg’s contributions to the making of this image are, I still think that the subject, Gwen Stefani, deserves more credit for its impact. And that’s is part of why photos shouldn’t be copyrighted.