Open Source Publishing – Graphic Design Caravan

Print Party 2.01 at Université Attac

Live · News · September 12th, 2006 ·

Conditions of production and cultural consumption
After Nicolas gave a brief history of how author rights have developed and how the free software and copyleft movements responded to its increasing restrictive use…


…while trying to be not to grim about the way copyright laws are currently used and abused…

This poster by Act Up (questioning the geneology of ideas put forward by French conservative politician Nicolas Sarkozy) was banned, because photographers’ rights were supposedly violated.

…Harrisson and Femke offered the audience a small tasting of publishing, designing and printing with Open Source tools.


We used the opportunity to launch Retrospective Readings with a small edition of Richard Stallman’s GNU Manifesto – twenty years later still worth (re-)reading.


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    Nov 6, 2006 at 11:09 pm

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