IN ADDITION, SOME OF THE TALKS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE PROCEEDINGS.
Filipinos still remember the "Asian Edition"
- a scheme during the Marcos years, when American textbooks were
locally and without paying royalties to the original publishers. Now,
Edition” serves as title for a conference that will look at
the phenomenon of
media piracy in South East Asia today. Music, movie and software piracy
of the most prominent media issues of the digital millennium. In the
Philippines it has started a whole underground economy and currently
change the way movies and other media products are distributed and
products here and in other South East Asian countries.
of the workshop is to contribute to an informed
discussion of media piracy and issues of Intellectual Property in the
digital reproduction. Instead of portraying piracy exclusively as a
against artists and distributors, the proposed workshop will look at
a social, cultural and economic phenomenon. And it will discuss new
addressing ownership of Intellectual Property, such as Creative Commons
Open Source. Dr.
Tilman Baumgärtel, Visiting Professor at the University of the
Philippines, organizes the conference.
German artist Cornelia Sollfrank will have a show of her latest group of
works, called "This is not by me", in Mag:net Katipunan Gallery. Confirmed
Raymond Red, film director, Manila Cornelia
Sollfrank, artist, Hamburg
Raul Pertierra, sociologist, Manila
Rolando Tolentino, media scholar, Singapore/Manila
Volker Grassmuck, sociologist, Berlin
Khavn de la Cruz, film director, Manila
The conference is free and open to the public.
information on the exhibiton of Cornelia Sollfrank here.