this is what it feels like to be free

http://www.publicprivatesecret.org/articles-essays-interviews/essay-photography-in-the-age-of-communicative-capitalism-by-ben-burbridge

I has become the commodity we spend most of our lives producing. In real-time. Around the clock. We fashion a self that we peddle to others in search of the next job, the next contact, the next “like.” I do exist. This is really happening. See?’

Richard Prince, social media and the public domain

http://www.artlawreport.com/2015/05/29/richard-prince-social-media-and-the-public-domain-reports-of-copyrights-demise-are-premature/

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“The point here is not that Prince will be found liable for infringement; in the grand scheme, he probably won’t. But assuming that any image on the Internet is fair game for any other use because Prince can do what he does is to take a huge risk, and one that should not be done cavalierly.  Copyright may seem outdated, but it’s the law, and Richard Prince probably won’t be there to defend you when that time comes.”