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  • The Materiality of Sound: What Can Craft Learn from the Sound Industry?

    Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 6:00 pm | Benchspace Gallery & Workshop at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

    Mark Hosler

    Just as history repeats itself, we find parallels between the introduction of new recording technology to the sound industry in the 1980s and the introduction of digital printing technology to makers today. 

    Internationally renowned sound artist, trouble maker, and co-founder of Negativland, Mark Hosler discusses the fantasy and fiction of open-source software in the minds of creative practitioners and recounts Negativland’s history with copyright law, Creative Commons licensing, and the advent of “sampling” in popular music. 

    This event is free and open to the public.

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    About Mark Hosler:

    Mark Hosler is a founding member of the American audio visual collage group Negativland. Since 1980 Negativland have been creating records, video, visual art works, radio, and live performance, using appropriated sound, image and text. Taken mostly from corporately owned mass culture, Negativland re­arranges these found bits and pieces to make them say and suggest things that they never intended to. In doing this kind of cultural archaeology and “culture jamming” (a term they coined way back in 1984), Negativland have been sued twice for copyright infringement.

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