This very short, very concise, very understandable article by Rich Bailey is probably the best popular introduction to me and my copyright/copyleft issues. First published by the Epoch Times, I re-post it below.
Filmmaker Nina Paley, Freeing Copyright for Art and Profit
By Rich Bailey
Nina Paley knew she was bucking the prevailing wisdom when she released … [...]
I was neither prepared nor in a particularly good mood when I did this “webinar” for Agora I/O. It was eerie having a “conversation” in which I could neither see nor hear the other participants. It was just me and my own voice, with questions and comments occasionally popping up in text on another … [...]
A few weeks ago I ran this comic at Mimi & Eunice:
I’ve long suspected that soy sauce could contain only small traces of wheat, so I did a little online research. Surprisingly, I found only one item that addressed the gluten content of soy sauce directly, and found it contains none at all:
Gluten analysis … [...]
I just finished #3 in my 4 Elements quilt series.
This tapestry is a lot more colorful and contrasty than the others. It uses that “trapplique” technique I posted about before – that piece was a study for this one.
What did I learn?
Doing a large piece entirely by trapplique-ing quilted elements may be overkill. It … [...]
If you’re a librarian, and against DRM (and what librarian isn’t?) then please use these images which I made for The Readers Bill of Rights for Digital Books. Here’s another one:
More here. [...]
I will be talking about Spirals: Fluid Dynamics in Tibetan Art, at the Rubin Museum’s “Artists on Art” series. We’ll look at a few paintings and a sculpture that have really cool spirally flames and clouds, and swirly water, and I’ll say intelligent things like, “Look! Spirals! Aren’t they neato?” Details:
Friday March 4, 6:15 … [...]
Oh how I love this combination of applique and trapunto. I wasn’t sure what to call it: double trapunto? Trapplique? It’s not a technique I’d seen before, but I’m sure others have done it because it’s obvious. Anyway, this technique is for me.
This is actually a test for a larger piece I’m making for … [...]