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authorship

Whose finger points at the (open source) moon?

One of the most notable and essential aspects of open-source cultural values (as informed by FLOSS) is the variety of authorship positions offered in place of the singular author figure that supports the formulation of classical intellectual property discourse. Here I’m speaking particularly in reference to the adoption of open source values and methodologies by the cultural realm; from critical media to contemporary art practice and their dissemination.