From: Lisa Oppenheim (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Jun 10 2008 - 22:31:16 PDT
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Subject: Re: The Politics of the Bootleg
From: Tony Conrad <(address suppressed)>
Date: Wed, June 11, 2008 2:04 am
To: email suppressed
I agree of course: your point is that STRATEGICALLY speaking it makes sense to
disseminate one's work as widely a possible. My point remains: the decision to
PURSUE this strategem, or not to do so, should belong to the owner (maker) of the
On Tue Jun 10 19:48 , Rick Prelinger <footage@PANIX.COM> sent:
>I defend Tony's right to know where his work is going and steer it in a
direction he feels appropriate. But the times may not favor his or any artist's
exclusive control. For Tony, I suspect there is value in maintaining a measure
of control and scarcity. I'd only say that the more people that get to see his
work and appreciate his career, the value of the billable events that happen
around his work will increase. This has been our story.
>Prelinger Library & Archives, San Francisco
>Board President, Internet Archive
>For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at PipChod@aol.com>.
Tony Conrad 716-400-8738
Department of Media Study, Center for the Arts 231, University at Buffalo 14260
190 Bedford Av, Ste 126
Brklyn NY 11211
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <PipChod@aol.com>.
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