Creative Commons: Announcing the winners of CC Open Culture Remix Art Contest 2022 #CCSharesCulture

Creative Commons: Announcing the winners of CC Open Culture Remix Art Contest 2022 #CCSharesCulture. “In honor of the 20th anniversary of Creative Commons licenses, we launched our first ever Open Culture Remix Art Contest #CCSharesCulture in February 2022 to celebrate a better sharing of cultural heritage around the world. Participants were tasked with creating original artworks in line with this year’s theme of ‘Love Culture? Share Culture!’ by remixing public domain or CC BY-licensed images, paintings, photographs, drawings, etc., digitized in open collections.”

Beat: Courtney Barnett launches interactive new website for fans to customise her music

Beat: Courtney Barnett launches interactive new website for fans to customise her music. “Today, Courtney Barnett launches the video for ‘Before You Gotta Go’, taken from her forthcoming album Things Take Time, Take Time – out November 12 via Milk! Records / Remote Control Records. In order to give fans and music-lovers more insight into the creative process behind Things Take Time, Take Time, Barnett today also launched an interactive website which allows the listener to isolate, mute and mix different instruments and vocal-parts of these recordings.”

Toronto Star: Toronto Public Library and friends remix wartime posters for the pandemic

Toronto Star: Toronto Public Library and friends remix wartime posters for the pandemic. “‘Keep These Hands Off!’ the Second World War poster implores, urging people to buy victory bonds as a mother and baby cower from the gnarled hands of the enemy. ‘Keep These Hands Off!’ the pandemic version of the poster echoes, as the same mother and baby cower, but with masks. ‘Who knows what, or who you touched.’ The Toronto Public Library has more than 100 wartime posters in its digital collection and, last week, they asked people to remix them ‘to speak to the new historic moment we’re in.’”

Creative Commons: Reviving archives through remix: How a Dutch archival project is reinvigorating electronic music

From Creative Commons: Reviving archives through remix: How a Dutch archival project is reinvigorating electronic music. “What does it mean to listen to the past through a truly modern lens? This is the question the Dutch project re:vive seeks to answer. Working with renowned electronic and experimental musicians such as Lakker, Roly Porter, and Bas Mooy, the project from the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision draws on global archives and museums to encourage legal, creative reuse of historic sounds.”