Free culture: this category of my blog includes articles and videos that discuss copyright and free culture.
I love a lot of what David Hockney does, but this copyright warning on his site made me lose some respect for him.
Last month I was in California, visiting friends, doing some work, and reliving bits and pieces of my childhood.
Where intellectual property law is concerned, you’re the only one who will really advocate for you, so it’s crucial to learn a thing or two about the legal details of image rights and fair use.
While I was in New York mid-month, I got to experience Matthew Callinan’s balloon installation and other fine works at the Governor Island Art Fair. It’s open this weekend too, and I would recommend going if you’re in the neighborhood.
My work is part of this collage ad, and the process of getting it there was more emotional than I thought it would be.
The way we conceive of a thing affects the way we interact with a thing, and that’s why viewing art as intellectual property is so problematic. La façon dont nous comprenons une chose impacte quelle sorte d’échange nous pouvons avoir avec cette chose. Voilà pourquoi concevoir de l’art comme de la propriété intellectuelle est problématique.
When people make art from my art, I’m always tickled, but, when someone recently sent me the work they made from my work, it was very moving.
Adam Grant’s excellent Give and Take made me think about why artists do and don’t share their work openly, and how that affects their chances for success.
In my opinion, not at all. Pas du tout.
To celebrate a decade of pro art-making, I made a video full of things I wish I’d known from the beginning. Pour célébrer une décennie de création artistique professionnelle, j’ai fait une vidéo pleine de choses que j’aurais aimé savoir dès le début.
You probably think you know how artists making a living with their work. Unfortunately, I’m guessing you don’t. Vous avez sans doute l’impression que vous saisissez comment un artiste vit de son art. Malheureusement, je suis presque certaine que vous ne comprenez pas comment ça marche.
At the beginning of March, I visited the Big Apple but also DC. In fact, the New York part of trip was extra credit. I was actually flying east to talk at the Freedom to Connect conference in Washington.