Published 01 March 2018
Copyright lawyer Zoe Rodriguez discusses the implications of digitising works of literature and the contentious Google Book Settlement of 2009.
Art theorist, philosopher and Emeritus Professor at Flinders University Donald Brook advocates 'detached contemplation' as the most desirable, appropriate and potentially rewarding response to art.
Published December 2009
Writer and curator Danni Zuvela celebrates remix or mashup culture and traces its history back through the Dadaists, Futurists, Max Ernst, Esther Shub, Arthur Lipsett, Joseph Cornell, Bruce Conner and Stan VanDerBeek. In a remix culture people valorise appropriation and talk about being copyfighters who believe the idea of text as property is a joke.
The University of Sydney Librarian John Shipp describes the changing world of university libraries and the way they handle information in a digital age. He has nightmares about the Google settlement and his mantra is that 'creators should retain their rights.'
Nyukana Baker : Retrospective
JamFactory Gallery, Adelaide
Curator: Diana Young
1 August - 7 September 2009
'The Art Life' blogmeister Andrew Frost spills the beans on the genesis of that infamous and lively blog in 2004 and its ongoing evolution in the context of new technologies and their uptake by publishing and by readers.
Shih Chieh Huang : Cubozoa – L-09
Shed E @ Howard Smith Wharves, ARC Biennial of Art, Brisbane
9 October - 1 November 2009
4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale (FT4), Japan
5 September – 23 November 2009
Director of the Media and Communications Program at the University of Melbourne Professor Sean Cubitt asks: what is the weight of the internet, is it green, clean and immaterial with no environmental costs? The answer is a scary and resounding no.
Simon Gilby: The Syndicate
Central TAFE Gallery, Perth
17 October – 14 November 2009