This seminar aims to provide a framework for reflection and discussion about intellectual property rights and their impact in promoting access to culture. With the participation of workers from different sectors of the intellectual property field, from copyright management companies representatives to use defenders of Creative Commons Licenses. The seminar is organised in five round tables, preceded by a presentation, and followed by a closing session, which will outline the conclusions of the day.
The initiative is related to the project Combined Arts (A Place for Education, Exhibition and Research) of Fundació Antoni Tàpies, which comprises the digitalization of documentation related to the publications, the Collection and the Fundació archive, with the aim of making it available to the public.
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee and reception
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Law and access to culture in the information society: questions and legal challenges
Laurence Rassel, Director of Fundació Antoni Tàpies
Dídac Martínez, Head of University Services, UPC.
Manuel Martínez Ribas, lawyer of id law partners (BGMA)
11:00 – 12:30 a.m.
Access and use of cultural digital archives: principles and conditions
Moderator: Laurence Rassel, Director of Fundació Antoni Tàpies
Prodromos Tsiavos, representative of the Communia network and Head of the Creative Commons project in England, Wales and Greece
Marià Hispano, archivist of Dos Punts Documentació i Cultura
Daniel Solà, designer and computer systems director, and José Ribas, managing director, of the magazine Ajoblanco
Daniel G. Andújar, artist, Vice president of Associació d’Artistes Visuals de Catalunya (AAVC)