Catching up with Lander & Rogers after three years of Adopt a Lawyer with Warmun Arts Centre Catching up with Lander & Rogers after three years of Adopt a Lawyer with Warmun Arts Centre
25th May 2017

Joanna Renkin is a Sydney based partner at Lander & Rogers and works in Pro Bono Community Support. After three years of being part of the program we spoke to her about the relationship between her law firm and the art centre that adopted them, Warmun Art Centre.

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Chanel Should Apologise for ‘Boomerang’ Chanel Should Apologise for ‘Boomerang’
19th May 2017

The Arts Law Centre of Australia and the Indigenous Art Code contacted Chanel to request an apology to Indigenous communities over their ‘boomerang’ product that was recently circulating on social media.

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Media Release: A Step Forward to Stop the Fakes Media Release: A Step Forward to Stop the Fakes
13th February 2017

The Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Indigenous Art Code and Copyright Agency | Viscopy welcomed the proposed introduction of legislation to end the practice of the production and sale of art products and merchandise which misappropriates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture.The Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Indigenous Art Code and Copyright Agency | Viscopy today welcomed the proposed introduction of legislation to end the practice of the production and sale of art products and merchandise which misappropriates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture.

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Licensing of Indigenous Artwork Benefits the Artists Licensing of Indigenous Artwork Benefits the Artists
9th February 2017

A great example of merchandise which has been designed with Aboriginal artists and produced overseas is the product developed in partnership with Warlukurlangu Artists’.

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2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition 2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition
9th February 2017

This month Arts Law has looked at the terms and conditions of the 2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

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Bob Katter MP Takes Fake Art Harms Culture to Parliament Bob Katter MP Takes Fake Art Harms Culture to Parliament
30th January 2017

Bob Katter, federal member for Kennedy in Queensland, has thrown his support behind and the campaign to stop fake Indigenous art being sold in Australia.

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Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign - Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016 Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign - Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016
5th August 2016

The Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Indigenous Art Code and Copyright Agency | Viscopy are at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair calling for the Government to tackle the problem of fake ‘Indigenous’ arts and craft being sold in Australia, harming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and incomes.

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Revealing Beauty from Bones: Interview with artist Gerard Geer Revealing Beauty from Bones: Interview with artist Gerard Geer
27th July 2016

Gerard Geer is a Melbourne based sculptural artist with an insatiable curiosity for the anatomical inner workings of all things organic who came to Arts Law as a client in 2013. We caught up with him to discuss the laws around making artwork with animal and plant products.

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