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Monthly Archives: September 2008
I can’t quite rate the national television appeal of Elliott, but as those who can decipher the flyer to the left can see, I have managed to break the international internet radio market.
Last night Elliott Bledsoe, Creative Commons Australia Project Officer, was a guest on the new ABC2 television program The Hack Half Hour. Loosely modeled on Triple J‘s Hack radio program, it’s a current affairs program which gets a group of young Australians together to talk about different issues. The first episode, on which I was a guest, was called MyFace, and explored the issues of privacy facing social networks, their owners and their users.
Check here to see the program.
A presentation by Elliott Bledsoe from Creative Commons Australia detailing 7 case studies of CC use within the Creative Industries. In particular it focuses on new business models emerging which utilise CC for noncommercial licensing while still finding a way to make a buck.
Project Leader of Remix My Lit (and erstwhile CCau staffer) Amy Vought Barker has been awarded the Emerging Writer award at this year’s Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards for her manuscript Omega Park.
It’s a tale of growth and change, focusing on two teenagers living on the Gold Coast. Here’s a good review from blogger Literaryminded. A few of the CCau staffers went to a reading today, and it was fabulous – I actually teared up.
Best of all, as part of the award Amy has received a publishing contract, so Omega Park will soon be on the shelves at bookshops across Australia. Watch this space for further news of Amy’s sure-to-be-m Continue reading
As part of the inaugural Brisbane Writers’ fringe event, Writing – The Fringe Festival 2008, Remix My Lit will be hosting a live literary remix session this Saturday from 8:00pm at Sling Bar in West End.
We want you. This is an interactive experience; we’re giving you the chance to be part of the performance. Get familiar with our esteemed authors and their short stories, then tear them to bits! Proof paras, snip sentences, tuck the text or cull characters. We want to see what you make out of these stories. They are all under a Creative Commons licence, so you’re allowed to play with the. Roll back your sleeves, this could get messy!