A couple of items have come up on my Rights and IP radar, first off is this Building Digital Capacity for the Arts seminar from Arts Council England coming up on the 9th July in London. The event is aimed at arts and arts organisatons and aims to:
• outline the range of different elements of IP involved in artistic content
• share insights into different approaches to securing and clearing rights
• develop delegates’ understanding of the issues and potential solutions to rights clearances
Secondly the video from the Who Owns It seminar at FACT on the 12th June is now available to consume online. With talks by Ben Prangell a lawyer from Shipley IP and Joscelyn Upendran a lawer from Creative Commons UK.
AND festival preview events 22- 23 June 2012
Abandon Normal Devices Festival heads back to Manchester during the Olympic summer, with an eclectic programme of art, new cinema and digital culture.Celebrations begin with the AND Festival Preview, Fri 22 - Sat 23 Jun, timed to coincide with the Manchester leg of the Olympic Torch Relay.
The live webinar will take place at Inspace as part of their EIFF Atmosphere programme. Matt Adams of Blast Theory will introduce the core concepts behind interactive storytelling and artists Thompson & Craighead will discuss their work in the context of digital storytelling.
What is labour in the contemporary media economy and how might it be paid for? What are some of the issues that arts institutions and media workers face with regards to intellectual property?
Who Owns It? is a talk fest on open source culture and intellectual property law in partnership that takes place next Tuesday 12th June at FACT Liveprool.
Watch the Video below from Dan Lynch to find out more.
Thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Liverpool this Friday for the city’s annual arts and culture festival LightNight.
On Friday 18th May from 4pm until late Liverpool’s best arts & heritage venues will throw open their doors for fun-seekers of all ages.
With a mixture of over 70 FREE exhibitions, performances and hands-on activities LightNight offers visitors a chance to rediscover and celebrate Liverpool’s impressive world-class cultural offer.
LightNight Friday 18 May 4pm - late at various venues across Liverpool city centre
Over 70 events FREE
Following Liverpool’s giant spectacular weekend of Sea Odyssey, thousands of visitors are expected to again descend on Liverpool this May for the city’s annual arts and culture festival LightNight. Over 50 of Liverpool’s finest attractions and arts organisations have joined forces to offer a whirlwind night of exciting activities and events for everybody for LightNight 2012.
On Friday 18th May from 4pm until late, over 50 of Liverpool’s best arts & heritage venues will throw open their doors offering over 70 FREE events to choose from including special underground tours, a mass sing-along, candle-lit labyrinth,fascinating exhibitions and open studios, Chinese arts showcase, architecture tours, ceildhs, spectacular light projections,street theatre, live music and lot’s more.
The Liverpool Art Month is a new initiative aimed at showcasing the city’s artists during the Liverpool Art Prize exhibition.
Liverpool Art Month will bring the city’s artists together in a new series of events and exhibitions that will be spread across a number of exciting and undiscovered locations. The network of artists and gallery spaces is hoping to attract the region’s art lovers to Liverpool city centre to see the Liverpool Art Prize exhibition alongside the creative emerging talent found in the city’s exciting making spaces.
And there is loads of stuff going on which will make it the richest art month before the Biennial kicks off later this year.
On Friday 18th May from 4pm until late over 40 of Liverpool’s best arts & heritage venues will throw open their doors for fun-seekers of all ages.
With a mixture of exhibitions, performances and hands-on activities LightNight offers visitors a chance to rediscover and celebrate Liverpool’s impressive world-class cultural offer. The event is part of the Museums at Night initiative when galleries and museums around Europe open late, staging special events.
A new exhibition opens on Friday 6th April at Penny Lane Gallery featuring work by Paul Berry and John Cutts. Their exhibition entitled 31 will present a collection of limited editions from their latest series of urban and abstract digital art.
Cutts and Berry are photographers and artists working with a shared vision based on their passion for the visual arts and exhibit collective as Where Art Now. For their exhibition “31”, they have chosen 31 images from their urban and abstract collections, together with several new pieces.