January 30, 2018

“The Cyberlaw Guide to Protest Art” by Harvard University Cyberlaw Clinic @ Hyperallergic

In the days immediately following the 2017 Women’s March, members of the Harvard University Cyberlaw Clinic and their colleagues at metaLAB learned that a number of artists who’d created some of the iconic images from the march were facing challenges, mostly brought on by the fact that work they’d created for themselves and their close circles had gone viral and was appearing all across the internet.

“When you’re getting that kind of attention, you want to have your ducks in a row, and we realized that there wasn’t really a good resource for folks to get their questions answered,” said organizer Jessica Fjeld, in an email interview with Hyperallergic. “Whether on the left or the right or in between, political art is incredibly important to our democracy, allowing people to advance their vision for policy and the future, so we felt it was incumbent on us to provide those answers.”

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