Creative Connections - Session 23
Topic: Copyright 101 for artists
Date: 12 June 2020
Time: 11 am
Location of guest: Suzanne Derry - Muwinina, (Tasmania)
Location of host: Kevin du Preez - Eora, Gadigal, (Sydney)
Suzanne Derry Director, National Partnerships and Programs | Principal Solicitor, Arts Law Centre of Australia:
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About this episode
Creating art means creating copyright. Your copyright is one of the most important things you as a creator can own and understand.
In this session, you’ll learn how to make the most of the work you create and ways to monetise your work outside of gigs, events and exhibitions. Let us walk you through owning and using your copyright, knowing your moral rights as well as creating copyright with other people.
This session uses practical examples, case studies from artists’ experiences and hypothetical scenarios to help make copyright accessible and, dare we say, fun for creatives.
About the series
Creative Connections is an online webinar series for the cultural and arts sectors and will offer practical, accessible and useful content delivered by industry experts on key topics and emerging themes.
The series is focused around the theme of adaptation, and sessions will explore digital adaptation, leadership adaptation and arts practice adaptation. Sessions will be facilitated by experts in specific topic areas, with over thirty sessions available.
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Suzanne Derry is the Senior Solicitor at the Arts Law Centre of Australia, where she has worked for over 10 years. Suzanne has worked for a number of community legal centres and a boutique entertainment law practice. Suzanne provides legal advice on a copyright, contract, defamation, debt and business structures.
Suzanne enjoys educating artists about their rights and providing practical advice across a range of arts areas.