Start Date: 
3 Sep 2009
The Change You Want to See Gallery and Convergence Stage
Partner Organizations: 
The Change You Want to See
Not An Alternative

Location: The Change You Want to See Gallery, 84 Havemeyer Street, Williamsburg, NY
Cost: Free

Upgrade! NY continues its series on open source as it relates to activism and creative practice with a conversation between Larisa Mann and Karl Fogel followed by a DJ set by Larisa Mann (aka DJ Ripley). The discussion will examine how Jamaican music has developed in the absence of an effective copyright regime, how technological and social conditions affect the music and musicians, and then will compare this to the open source movement today. They'll look at how changes in technology and social convention affect music, software, and culture in general.

People: Karl Fogel, Larisa Mann
Research: Open Culture
Tags: copyright, music, open culture, open source, software
Partner Organizations: The Change You Want to See
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