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Steal This Film Part2

From our friends at Pirate Cinema, Oil of the 21st Century and the League of Noble Peers, here's the final release of "Steal This Film, Part 2":

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pass it on.
show it in your classroom.



Ivan Moudov in "Lifting. Theft in Art"

Bulgarian artist Ivan Moudov shows his "Fragments" project in this exhibition, as seen at the Venice Biennale.

Lifting. Theft in Art

Peacock Visual Arts
21 Castle Street
Aberdeen AB11 5BQ

25 August - 29 September, 2007
Curated by Atopia Projects

Lifting is a show at Peacock Visual Arts exploring instances when art gets in the way of what is considered "legal". The show creates an archive of historical and contemporary works of radical appropriation- how theft and vandalism are "lifted" from criminal behaviour and into the art sphere. The results are humourous and poignant revelations on the absurdity of the legal and social ideas of ownership, originality and copyright.

Re-Staging, Re-Enactment, Remix and Mimetics

I called this piece 3-In-1 done in 1994, a fake Joseph Kosuth. Actually it was a restaging of the Kosuth piece that put the three separate elements (photo, chair, Photostat) into a frame making it into a single discreet art object. The original piece by Kosuth titled, One In Three Chairs has three separate parts.



There’s a terrific discussion on concerning legacy conceptual art. Look though the comments section on the right. In particular Joseph Nechvatal and Blackhawk have been adding very incisive texts and commentary.

Information theory is constantly butting up against property rights. That was the premise behind Faux Conceptual Art



ReTransmission is a gathering of citizen journalists, video makers, artists, programmers and web producers who are developing online video distribution tools for social justice and media democracy.

The Free Open Source Software community has provided a wide number of production and distribution tool on the Net, while the Creative Commons copyleft licence offers a way to share content without commercial exploitation. The event has been organised to add to the work of these and other communities to contribute to the building of real world usable tools for distributing and sharing video online.

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