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Artists in the Black Animations Series
 

Artists in the Black produced a series of new educative animations to help artists understand copyright, moral rights, wills, Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property and resale royalty in partnership with CAAMA. Browse through all the animations in the playlist below!

Artists Rights Profiles Video Series
 

Arts Law helps all sorts of artists at every stage of their careers. Here, artist Alexia Sinclair, writer Robert Drewe and The Lovely Days give an insight into the importance of knowing your rights and getting all the legal stuff sorted.

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Contracts - Eddie’s story
 

Eddie had an agreement to sell a hundred hand painted boomerangs to an art dealer. But what happens when the dealer cancels the order?

Copyright
 

What is copyright and how does it affect my art?

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Festivals
 

Things you need to know when organising a festival.

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Resale Royalties with Trish Adjei from Copyright Agency
 

Trisha Adjei, Indigenous Communications Coordinator from the Copyright Agency, discusses information relating to the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act (2009) that was introduced in 2010 including what this new law means for Indigenous artists' and the art trade. 

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Wills (Artists in the Black Animation Series)
 

Writing a will as an artist is very important. Watch this short animated video on how having a will protects your art and protects who will benefit from your art in years to come.

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World Intellectual Property Organisation and Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property
 

Francis Gurry, Director General of WIPO, discusses what the World Intellectual Property Organisation is doing within the context of Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property. Les Malezer, Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action, Australia and Marisella Ouma, Executive Director, Kenya Copyright Board also talk about the importance of the worldwide protection of Indigenous traditional knowledge and cultural expressions. WIPO is working to address these issues for all Indigenous artists.

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Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route Case Study Videos
 

Curtis Taylor and Monique La Fontaine from FORM's Canning Stock Route Project talk about the development of the collection, which forms the basis of the exhibition Yiwarra Kuju: the Canning Stock Route, which includes around 130 artworks, involving 110 Aboriginal artists and contributors from 10 art and culture centres across 17 remote communities in the Goldfields, Midwest, Pilbara and Kimberley. The collection was acquired by the National Museum of Australia in December 2008. These videos discuss a number of legal issues involved with this project including ICIP, Moral Rights, Copyright and Licensing. Click here to read a written case study about this project.