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Events 07 | 2011

Sun July 10 2011
Copy & Paste
A Panel Discussion on Copyrights

Host: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dreier, Institut für Informations- und Wirtschaftsrecht, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT
at the ZKM_Media Theater, 11 a.m., free admission

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Copy, Cut & Paste: In the Internet era, every user of the possibilities in culture and media is not only a consumer, but also a creator of content—key word:  “user-generated content.” Does that make every user an artist? Or even a plagiarist? What implications does that have for the quality of art and the traditional art industry?  How do professional artists define themselves, and how can they protect themselves from plagiarism and having their ideas stolen? Is “paste” truly a sweet promise of salvation or does it simply lead to heavy, common “paste” as in glue? This topic will be illuminated from various disciplines in the context of a panel discussion.

With: Prof. Peter Weibel, ZKM | Center for Art and Media; Hans-Jürgen Drescher, Suhrkamp Verlag; Constanze Kurz, Chaos Computer Club, CCC; Kirsten Reese, composer and sound artist; Prof. Dr. Thomas Dreier, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT. Moderation: Karl-Dieter Möller, television journalist
Concept: Prof. Dr. Thomas Dreier with the artistic direction of the der XX. Baden-Württembergischen Theatertage 2011

For further information: www.theatertage-bw.de


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