Technology has enabled university research to become more rapid, more dynamic and more collaborative, but it also challenges some traditions & practices. This publication spotlights novel ways that research communities use technology and innovation to foster creativity and collaboration, part of a major USC symposium.
Josh Kun, Director of the Lear Center’s Popular Music Project, moderates this unique father-son dialogue on music, creativity and technology between Motown legend Lamont Dozier and his son, hip hop/R&B producer Beau Dozier.
In the September 9, 2003 issue of The Christian Science Monitor, Lear Center Senior Fellows David Bollier and Laurie Racine explore why fashion, film, and music take such radically different approaches to the control of creativity.
Norman Lear Center researcher Patrick Reed provides detailed annotations to articles and books on the topic of creativity and ownership in the fashion industry and its relationship with the entertainment industry.
Ready to Share, the Lear Center’s landmark event on fashion and the ownership of creativity, explored the fashion industry’s enthusiastic embrace of sampling, appropriation and borrowed inspiration, core components of every creative process. Discussion sessions covered fashion and creativity; intellectual property law; fashion and entertainment; and the future of sharing.… More
Remarks by Lear Center Senior Fellow David Bollier, an expert on intellectual property law, on the tensions between artists, creativity, content distributors, and profits. Prepared for the Lear Center’s conference, Artists, Technology, and the Ownership of Creative Content.
Lear Center Senior Fellows David Bollier and Laurie Racine collaborate in this examination which argues that the fashion business reveals a great deal about the “cultural hydraulics” of creativity and the novel ways in which intellectual property law can foster, and not restrict, creative freedom.