Published 01 September 2005
Published 01 June 2020
Copyright lawyer Zoe Rodriguez discusses the implications of digitising works of literature and the contentious Google Book Settlement of 2009.
Executive Director of the National Association for the Visual Art (NAVA) Tamara Winikoff looks at the recent situation in Australia regarding censorship, art, politics and the law.
Published December 2009
Theme Park: Brook Andrew
AAMU, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2008.
124pp, RRP $39.95
Between Indigenous Australia and Europe: John Mawurndjul
Claus Volkenandt and Christian Kaufmann (eds)
Dieter Reimer Verlag GmbH, Berlin, 2009.
350pp, RRP 45
Judy Watson: blood language
by Judy Watson & Louise Martin-Chew, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2009.
240pp, RRP $39.95
New Beginnings: Classic Paintings from the Corrigan Collection of 21st Century Art
McCulloch and McCulloch, Fitzroy, Victoria, 2008.
159pp, RRP $79.95
Icons of the Desert: Early Aboriginal paintings from Papunya
Edited by Roger Benjamin with Andrew C. Weislogel, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 2009.
192pp, RRP $49.95
Nyukana Baker : Retrospective
JamFactory Gallery, Adelaide
Curator: Diana Young
1 August - 7 September 2009
Floating Life: Contemporary Aboriginal Fibre Art
Curator: Diane Moon
Queensland Art Gallery
1 August – 18 October 2009
Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards
Art Gallery Of Western Australia
25 July - 15 November 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.
Artist Zina Kaye of www.laudanum.net writes about the importance of branding for artists and how artists play with copyright and fair use. She examines the artwork of Deborah Kelly, Soda_Jerk and Shepard Fairey to show variants on artist's intentions and outcomes.
Novelist and sinologist Linda Jaivin rejects the excess writing and publishing that the internet affords every person with a keyboard and compares it to Milan Kundera's definition of graphomania(an obsession with writing books). She would rather have fewer readers than more scanners believing that a 'long form' like a novel or book-length non-fiction needs slow writing and carefully crafted prose.
Managing editor of RealTime Keith Gallasch describes what the web means to print journalism and how RealTime manages its website and its hardcopy in a careful adaptation to a changing and unpredictable publishing ecology.