CopyCamp

CopyCamp was an unconference about Arts, Technology, and the Internet, that brought together really diverse players from around Canada and around the world 

I worked with the Canadian Creators' Rights Alliance to create a 2-day event designed to create connection and conversation between all the people attending - artists, policy-makers, lawyers, academics, industry representatives, technology experts, and others who had a stake in the relationship between art, technology, and copyright. It's a really contentious area, with strongly held opinions all around. We were able to get people talking to each other across disciplines, and across ideological grounds. Groups who had previously only communicated with each other through antagonistic press releases were able to meet each other, and find common ground (and also a clearer, more useful understanding of their differences).

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 Photo courtesy of Kris Krug     Photo courtesy of John Degan