Re: [-empyre-] Intellectual property and the space of net art
On Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 03:00 AM, someone wrote:
The criticism of the conditions of the artist in the states is true
as far as it goes. Certainly the net art space is a zone of action
a kind of metacriticism viz a viz the mainstream art cultural
be imagined and performed.
I would contend that "the net art space" is
perhaps the *best* extant "zone of action" for
the development of such a critique
[or set of critiques]
The idea in art precedes and evades its commodification.
and I would contend that
the internetwork as a publishing media
assists in avoiding such a pitfall
for you no longer need to "own a press"
to get your ideas into the eyes and ears of
a broad spectrum of "others"
Assistant Professor of Information Technology
Rochester Institute of Technology
"They that give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Benjamin Franklin: 1759
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