Kathy Acker & McKenzie Wark
Published December 2015
Judy Annear (ed)
Len Lye with Roger Horrocks
John Summers, Chris Lehmann, Thomas Frank (eds)
Published September 2015
Fiona Davies: Intangible Collection
Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW
15 August - 18 November 2009
Published December 2009
Amanda Matulick is the managing editor of the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT)'s publication Filter magazine, which is hardcopy as well as online at http://filter.anat.org.au. Filter uses open source Creative Commons licensing for its contributors. This means free sharing of information and ideas or as she puts it: "creation for creation's sake".
Copyright lawyer Zoe Rodriguez discusses the implications of digitising works of literature and the contentious Google Book Settlement of 2009.
Tim Burns: From the Garden
Bett Gallery, Hobart
9 October – 7 November 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.
Bill Morrow, artist and legal expert in copyright law, sets out the current state of play. He says that some form of copyright is here to stay but it is in flux with regard to digital rights and the upcoming introduction of laws providing greater privacy protection.
Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA : an architectural intervention
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF), Sydney
3 July – 26 September 2009
talking it through:
publishing in a carbon neutral future
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.
Freelance writer, author of True Green @ Work and editor Tim Wallace discusses the conflict between new technologies making everything available for free and writers and content creators needing to be paid. He quotes from on a book by Kevin Kelly called New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World: 'The only factor becoming scarce in a world of abundance is human attention.'
Shih Chieh Huang : Cubozoa – L-09
Shed E @ Howard Smith Wharves, ARC Biennial of Art, Brisbane
9 October - 1 November 2009