VUIT Digital Arts
Class Website - http://multimedia.tafe.vu.edu.au/lisa/2015/REM
Subject: REM - Research Methods
Course: Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design (CUV60411)
Today's Class: EVERYTHING IS A REMIX
// time: 2 hours
// final submission: class discussion and questionaire
In this task you will apply communication and literacy skills and develop you own views and ideas on the topic – creatively.
Is everything a remix? Is everything being used, and then re-used again for commercial purposes…or could it be something entirely different that is being created through the remix process?
This 7-part series of short documentary films may seem to be quite general and full of "pop culture" references, but underlying the content is an idea that many designers, artists and academics are currently discussing in relation to creative research, and what we do as creative practitioners.
So what are your thoughts…how do you feel about the issues of remix, ownership of content, intellectual property etc?
After watching the series, “Everything is a Remix”, Consider issues relating to reflective practice and artistic research & how you fit in to a continuum of creative practice:
Please answer the following questions in your journal:
Everyone may have different opinions about sharing and copyright of their works and as designers, there may be commercial imperatives for strict copyright of designs.
For some creative work, you may consider using Creative Commons licensing which allows people to share your work with different conditions that you specify such as the right to share the work as long as it is attributed to you, the right to allow copies to be made but not derivative new works from your creative content. See the Creative Commons website here for more information:
Main text for this subject
Academic texts on creative research
For Next Week
Keep up to date with your explorer journal. Remember to add the following each week:
NEXT WEEK'S EXPLORER WORD: NEMESIS