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Disney appropriation

Disney appropriation

Negativland’s Mark Hosler: Creative Media Resistance

Musician and activist Mark Hosler examines the vast changes that have taken place in the world of sampling since his band Negativland was sued for borrowing sounds from a U2 record over a decade ago. Now, thanks to wider access to technology (and enthusiastic exhortation from major computer companies to make use of it), “recontextualizing captured fragments” is becoming a mainstream practice—something kids do with their iMacs without even worrying about it. As the Supreme Court re-evaluates copyright extensions and previously controversial works (including Negativland’s “U2”) are rereleased without legal hassles, Mark Hosler explores this shift in attitude using audio/visual examples, including the hilarious Disney appropriation video Gimme the Mermaid.

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Negativland’s Mark Hosler: Creative Media Resistance

Rick Prelinger: Beyond Copyright Consciousness

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