The Definitive Negativland Essay on Copyright and Art


TWO RELATIONSHIPS TO A CULTURAL PUBLIC DOMAIN
by Negativland



This 15,000 word essay was part of Negativland’s 2005 CD/video/book/whoopee cushion project “No Business.” It was Negativland’s attempt, circa 2005, to write a definitive essay on the subjects of art, music, copyright law, culture and technology. If you want to know Negativland’s “official” take on these topics, this is the essay to read. Download as pdf here.

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