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Friction and Fiction: IP, Copyright and Digital Futures, V&A

Jefferies, Janis K.; Kember, Sarah; Papadimitriou, Irini Mirena and Şahin, Özden. 26 September 2015. Friction and Fiction: IP, Copyright and Digital Futures, V&A. [Project]

Item Type: Project
Creators: Jefferies, Janis K.; Kember, Sarah; Papadimitriou, Irini Mirena and Şahin, Özden
Abstract or Description:

Victoria & Albert Museum
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre
26 September 2015
10:00 – 17:00

This one day symposium takes place in the company of leading writers, technologists, publishers and agents and ask whether the existing framework of publishing copyright can be adequately adapted to meet - and balance - the rights, needs and creative ambition of authors and publishers. In collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London, Whose Book is it anyway? IP, collaborative business models, and questions of ethics and creativity in digital publishing (2012-2016). and CREATe, the RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy.

Full programme and registration: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/friction-and-fiction-ip-copyright-and-digital-futures-tickets-18521068013

10:00 – 10:30 – Registration/Coffee

10: 30 – 11:00 – Keynote speech by Danuta Kean: Diversity or die: how the face of book publishing needs to change if it is to have a future.

11: 00 – 11:30 – Keynote speech by Michael Bhaskar: Filtering and Amplification: What Publishing Does and How it Changes

11: 30 – 11:45 – Keynotes Q&A

11: 45 – 13:00 – Panel: What are Words Worth: All together now
Chair: Jon Rogers

Panelists:
Jack Underwood, “Solo for Mascha Voice and other Tenuous Rooms”
Sophie Rochester, “Writing for pleasure, writing for art or writing to get paid?”
Louise O’Hare, “Sonrisa/Smile”

13: 00 – 14:00 – Lunch

14: 00 – 15:15 – Panel: How Do Writers Eat?
Chair: Michael Bhaskar

Panelists:
Casey Brienza, "Off the Page in America: New Manga Publishing Models for a Digital Future"
Ruth Jamieson, "Why print magazines just won’t die"
Martin Kretschmer, "The effects of digitisation on earnings: Can we trust the data?"

15: 15 – 15:30 – Break

15: 30 – 16:45 – A View from Elsewhere
Chair: Casey Brienza

Panelists:
Eva Weinmayr, “Copyright flattens stuff — Piracy and Feminism”
JR Carpenter, “Writing on the Cusp of Becoming Something Else”
Smita Kheria, “Creators and copyright: Voices from the field”

16: 45 – 16:55 Closing Remarks by Sam Edenborough and Open discussion

Free and open to all. Register here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/friction-and-fiction-ip-copyright-and-digital-futures-tickets-18521068013

Official URL: http://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=8946
Additional Information:

Frictionand Fiction Conference is part of the CREATe project “Whose Book Is It Anyway? IP, collaborative business models, and questions of ethics and creativity in digital publishing”. The event is part of London Design Festival Digital Design Weekend at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Departments, Centres and Research Units: Computing
Media and Communications
Date range: 26 September 2015
Related URL: http://www.gold.ac.uk/news/homepage-news/writersandresearchersdiscussthefutureofpublishingandfictionatlondonsvictoriaandalbertmuseum.php, http://www.create.ac.uk/blog/2015/09/07/create-goldsmiths-va-conference-2015/, http://www.gold.ac.uk/computing/calendar/?id=8946
Item ID: 13489
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2015 14:00
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 14:29
URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/13489
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