Jennie says “one thing that I love about the internet is that it has allowed us to do things we weren’t able to in the past.” In this episode we learn about the differences between digital and physical collections and what it means to be open to the public online as well as in real … Read More “Jennie Rose Halperin — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 25”
Brigitte is passionate about all things spanning culture, arts, handicraft, traditions, fashion and, of course, copyright law and policy. She gets a kick out of tackling the fuzzy legal and policy issues that stand in the way of access, use, re-use and remix of culture, information and knowledge.
Before joining CC, she worked for a decade as a legal officer at WIPO and then ran her own consultancy, advising Europeana, SPARC Europe and others on copyright matters.
Currently located in the Netherlands where she lives with her husband and two kids, Brigitte grew up living in eight different countries across North America, Africa and Europe but Montréal is where she proudly comes from.
Brigitte is a fellow at the Canadian think tank Centre for International Governance Innovation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the Université de Montréal and a master’s in law from Georgetown University. She has been a member of the Bar of Quebec since 2003.
Photo credit: Victoria Heath CC BY 4.0
This week, Creative Commons (CC) convened 100+ participants during two events in New York City to discuss the important issues surrounding generative artificial intelligence (AI), copyright, and creativity. For many years, we at CC have been examining the interplay between copyright and generative AI, exploring ways in which this technology can foster creativity and better … Read More “Generative AI and Creativity: New Considerations Emerge at CC Convenings”
“New content thrives on reuse and remixing of old content which is increased when you have an open approach to culture.” Fred believes that open culture simplifies many aspects of culture preservation, sharing, and creation by making things clearer and easier to manage for institutions and individuals and that open culture solves challenges for future … Read More “Fred Saunderson — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 24”
“Culture is something that should be shared among many people.” Hardi talks about the work he is doing with Wikipedia to make collections in Indonesia accessible to the wider world. He explains how the internet makes unique cultures more visible and promotes dialogue between cultures. Open Culture VOICES is a series of short videos that … Read More “Hardiansyah — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 23”
“The key to enjoying the benefits of Open Culture is to use the tools available to us” says Rina Pantalony. In this episode we learn about the national and global networks that support open access in the GLAM sector and how education is crucial to leveraging the power of open licenses. Copyright is a tool … Read More “Rina Pantalony — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 22”
“Accessibility means putting art out there!” Sumona tells us in this episode about how Delhi’s Art Gallery (DAG) approaches open access from various perspectives. Sumona shares insight into creating exhibitions that inform the public and shed light on recent history in digital and physical spaces. Open Culture VOICES is a series of short videos that … Read More “Sumona Chakravarty — Open Culture VOICES, Season 2 Episode 21”
On 27 July 2023 we hosted the first webinar in our new Open Culture Live series. In this session about the basics of Open Culture, we led a presentation that answers some of the key questions for beginners hoping to understand more about Creative Commons, and how we work closely with the cultural heritage sector … Read More “Back to Basics: Open Culture for Beginners”
Watch A Special Episode of the Open Culture Voices Series, Part 1 In this Special Episode of the Open Culture Voices series, CC hosts a conversation among five open culture experts from around the world: Dr. Andrea Wallace, Professor, University of Exeter Law School, United Kingdom Dr. Nkem Osuigwe, Director, African Library and Information Associations … Read More “A Special Episode of the Open Culture Voices Series, Part 2”
In this Special Episode of the Open Culture Voices series, CC hosts a conversation among five open culture experts from around the world. Dr. Andrea Wallace, Professor, University of Exeter Law School, United Kingdom Dr. Nkem Osuigwe, Director, African Library and Information Associations and Institutions, Nigeria Medhavi Gandhi, Founder, The Heritage Lab, India Evelin Heidel … Read More “A Special Episode of the Open Culture Voices Series, Part 1”
The CC Open Culture Team is excited to announce a new webinar series, Open Culture Live. This series will feature conversations with experts on a number of topics, from the basics of open culture to discussions about traditional knowledge, artificial intelligence, respectful terminologies in collections, and more. As a first session, we wanted to introduce … Read More “Introducing Open Culture Live: A Webinar Series”