Amy Barker, Elliot Bledsoe, Cate Kennedy and Amra Pajalic
13 November 2008
Radio National's Bookshow interviews CCI researchers and writers associated with CCI's Remix My Lit project.
Remixing is a word that is often more associated with music than the literary domain. But it's been said that there are really only seven storylines and that every story has already been told. So does that mean that all stories are cover versions?
Erica McWilliam has recently been appointed as an Adjunct Professor for the Creative Industries Faculty at QUT and will be based at the National Education Institute in Singapore from the 1 December 2008. This node is being established to focus on the creative workforce, education and digital literacy, and urban narrative. More details to follow soon.
Creativity has become the economic engine of the 21st century. No longer the preserve of creative industries, 'creative capital' – in the form of novel thinking, navigation, interactivity and border-crossing – has become crucial to success and productivity. But are young people being equipped for a work future in which creativity is the defining feature of economic life?
This article outlines and critically evaluates the case of Ice TV v National Nine Network. This case which is being heard before the High Court of Australia in October 2008 considers the boundaries of copyright protection for compilations.