"Principally, what were doing here is drawing an analogy between art and law. This extends beyond the legal implications of art practice, which are manifest in copyright laws and so forth. Our target is instead the unspoken legal structures that underpin how we view works of art."
Dede Pol, virtual curator from Lithuania, welcomes you to the `How Say You' site and invites you to explore the issues, statements and testimonies that it contains.
|Artists on Trial||Eight individuals whose artistic license to create is under investigation|
|The Hand that Signed the Painting||John Dekker is a Melbourne author claiming exotic Macassan ancestry. His version of the Shipping News, My Frankston Bugis, is a runaway success, until...|
|The Secret Life of Francis Geyer||Francis Geyer has long been thought a fanciful pen name of a famous Tasmanian poet. Recent news suggests that he actually existed. Why do Green politicians taken such an interest in the case?|
|Malley versus Malley||a famous case of literary hoax ends with a telling truth|
|Argument||An argument why non-entities should be taken seriously|
|Background||Thinking that led up to the How Say You exhibition|
|Diary||A chronicle of events directly and indirectly related to the exhibition.|
|Parade||A parade of non-beings from outside Australia|
|Wisdom||Thoughs on art from the eighteenth century critic, Andrew Marbot|
|Local heroes||A parade of non-beings who have made major contributions to Australian culture|
For a more conventional exploration of the law, see CourtTV
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