Clause 56 - A Trojan Horse

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Thursday, 14 June 2012 06:08

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Stop43, an Artists Bill of Rights supporter, announced a possible new threat working its way thru the UK parliment, Clause 56:

"…the IPO has sneaked an extremely broad blunt-instrument clause into a general-purpose Bill which, if enacted unaltered, will enable many of Hargreaves' recommendations to be implemented by civil servants without further Parliamentary oversight of the legislative process – MPs will only have the power to say no."

What the UK Parliment decides, as well as the EU, regarding Orphan Works usage will have a great impact on all signatories to the Berne Convention, particularly the United States.

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2013 Sony World Photography Awards now open for entries!

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Friday, 01 June 2012 14:13

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Credit: Mitch Dobrowner courtesy of Sony World Photography Awards 2012

Artists' Bill of Rights supporter Sony World Photography, organised by the World Photography Organisation (WPO), announced today that the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards are now open for entries!

Each year the Sony World Photography Awards uncover and celebrate the very best in international contemporary photography. To date, over 430,000 photographs from 178 countries have been submitted. Free to enter and judged by leading figures of the photography community, the awards bring worldwide recognition and exposure to its winning and shortlisted photographers. Previous winners include Alejandro Chaskielberg, Simon Norfolk, Paolo Pellegrin, Robin Hammond, Rena Effendi, David Zimmerman and the 2012 L'Iris d'Or recipient, US photographer Mitch Dobrowner.

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7 Days to go! 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

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Sunday, 27 May 2012 12:22

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Sony World Photography supports the Artists' Bill of Rights principles.

http://www.worldphoto.org/

   

1 Week until the London Festival of Photography

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Friday, 25 May 2012 19:51

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ONE WEEK TO GO
Friday 25 May 2012

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© Kurt Tong.  Visit his show, "The Queen, The Chairman and I", at The Horse Hospital, 31 May to 23 June

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2 weeks until London Festival of Photography!

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Saturday, 19 May 2012 01:24

Opening this week at the London Festival of Photography

LET THIS BE A SIGN - SIMON ROBERTS

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Dates: 25 May to 01 July 2012 
Venue: Swiss Cottage Gallery 
Address: Swiss Cottage Central Library, 88 Avenue Road, London, NW3 3HA 
Disabled Access: This event has wheelchair access 
Map: View 
Opening Times: Mon–Thur: 10am-8pm, Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 11am-4pm. Closed bank holiday 4-5 June. 
Price: FREE

New work from Simon Roberts looking at the economic, political and social effects of the recent UK recession. Alongside the exhibition, a participatory space will be set up where visitors will be invited to share their thoughts and experiences.

See the full festival schedule!
http://www.lfph.org/diary

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