The New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU
in association with the NYC Humanities Council presents:

A Search for Comity in the Intellectual Property Wars

Friday, April 28 through Sunday, April 30, 2006
Free and open to the public;
final program [PDF]

Saturday, April 29th at 10am: an updated presentation of  "Painting Mass Media," part of the Open Source Culture lecture series at Columbia University's Digital Media Center (Fall 2004) will be given in tandem with Susan Meiselas.

Watch the COMEDIES
videos and download mp3s of the talks. Read transcripts and comentary here.

Friday April 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday 9:30-6:30 p.m.,and Sunday 9:30-1:00 p.m., Hemmerdinger Hall, 100 Washington Sq. East

Panelists, in addition to organizers
Lawrence Lessig, Robert Boynton and Institute director Lawrence Weschler will include:

Susan Meiselas, Painter Joy Garnett, Visionary Architect Lebbeus Woods, Comix artist Art Spiegelman, Novelist Jonathan Lethem, Essayist Geoff Dyer (Out of Sheer Rage, The Ongoing Moment), Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris, Joel Wachs, head of the Andy Warhol Foundation, Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit, NYU's Siva Vaidhyanathan (Copyrights and Copywrongs), Essayist Lewis Hyde (The Gift, Trickster Makes This World), NYU's Lawrence Ferrara, expert on musical issues, Carrie McLaren of Stay Free, James Boyle, of digital environmentalist movement (Shaman, Software, and Spleens) and others...

Link to large poster.
contact:  joy.garnett @ gmail.com