Open Congress on Creativity and the Public Domain

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Open Congress on Creativity and the Public Domain

URL = http://www.tate.org.uk/onlineevents/archive/open_congress/


"The extraordinary development of Free and Open Source Software – software that anyone is free to use, modify and redistribute – has revitalized wider interest in collaborative creativity, the public domain and the ‘openness’ of public institutions.

Structured around three ecologies: Governance, Creativity and Knowledge, this innovative Congress explored, through its structure and content, how Open Source inspired methods may transform art and its institutions – by challenging conventional practices of authorship, ownership and distribution.

Due to many simultaneous sessions and a range of presentation contexts, Online Events were unable to stream all of the contributions live. A selection of presentations, workshops and discussions have been post-produced and are available as archives below. The level and quality of audio does vary between sessions, due to acoustics, amplification and electronic interference. Friday."

SPEAKERS


Tiziana Terranova (Auditorium) 20min Self-organization and knowledge: the translation of open practices

McKenzie Wark Author of 'A Hacker Manifesto' (Auditorium) 55min Knowledge hacking and 'Class'

Jamie King Mute Magazine (Duffield Room - Knowledge) 40min The language of open source

Ilze Black (Duffield Room - Knowledge) 20min Open curatorial practices

Trebor Scholz The Institute of Distributed Creativity (Auditorium) 1hr 20min Artistic practices and distributed knowledge sharing

Felix Stalder (Duffield Room - Knowledge) 50min Is open source a good model for cultural production? - form and function

The Libre Society (Foyer - Governance) 50min Debating the commons

Christian Ahlert Open Business (Foyer - Governance) 50min Open business models and free content