View Rip! A Remix Manifesto
Fall 2013 Digital Arts / Mixed-Media Studio:
Please watch this entire documentary film online:
RiP! A Remix Manifesto (it's about 86 minutes)
Directed by Web activist and filmmaker Brett Gaylor, RiP explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering the wall between users and producers.
Take notes on what you find most revealing or surprising about the contemporary practice of remix artists. How does the video relate to recent internet blackout/protest and SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) legislation? Do you side with the CopyLEFT or the CopyRIGHT?
Prepare your comments (about 150 words) and have them ready to post to the blog...