There will also be a series of lectures and workshops about the practical aspects of art and intellectual property (legal risks and protecting your own creative work).
Intersection for the Arts presents
A group exhibition featuring work by seven artists – Bigface, Scott Kildall & Nathaniel Stern, Sanaz Mazinani, Farnaz Shadravan, Stephanie Syjuco, and Scott Tsuchitani – that explore complex issues regarding intellectual property and image ownership.
November 7, 2012 – January 19, 2013
Gallery & Community Hours: Tuesdays through Saturdays, 12–6pm, FREE
Intersection for the Arts
925 Mission Street @ 5th St (1 block south of Powell St. BART)
San Francisco CA 94103
tel 415/626 2787
OPEN PROCESS PROGRAMS
Bootleg – CLEVER is a new queer think tank started by media artist Cherly Dunye that is engaged in media based activities committed to social transformation. CLEVER is a site where academic debate meets up with political activism and artistic/cultural practices, and where different forms of knowledge production and articulation form productive coalitions. Invited panelists including Dr. Annie Sprinkle (Ecosexual Sexecologist, artist and activist), Jiz Lee (performer, artist, activist), Shine Louise Houston (CrashPad, Pink and White Productions) and Alex Austin (Founder and Owner of Austin Law Group) will explore image ownership and marketplace regulation in a discussion of whether or not porn can be covered by copyright.
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7-9pm, $5-$15/sliding scale
Lecture on Intellectual Property – Delve into the complex issues of intellectual property in the art world with Professor Marc H. Greenberg by looking at actual court decisions and legal statutes that shape the field of intellectual property to the more theoretical issues of ownership, value, and the creative process. Greenberg is an intellectual property attorney and the Founding Director of the IP Law Program at Golden Gate University School of Law.
Date TBA, 7-9pm, $5-$15/sliding scale
Copyright Done Right– A workshop tutorial about artists’ rights to creative work, led by intellectual property lawyer Inder Comar. Learn how law affects the art world through practical resources and discussion: (1) how to copyright a body of creative work; (2) tips for protecting one’s work and policing one’s own intellectual property; and (3) issues of fair use, public domain, and open source copyright licensing models. With a particular dedication to trial and appellate work, Comar Law provides a wide range of legal services to individuals and companies, especially in areas of employment, intellectual property, civil rights, and international law.
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 7-9pm, $5-$15/sliding scale
Saturday January 19, 2013, 2pm, FREE