[cc-community] FW: Donate an idea!

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Wed Feb 25 04:46:06 EST 2009

Very cool, I sent my IDEA project list onto them...I'm doing one idea
per wiki page for the rest of this year and possibly life...I'm a bit
behind, but all are up for grabs:


I sent onward to the link below...cheers :)


Jon Phillips

On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 11:37 PM, Jessica Coates <j2.coates at qut.edu.au> wrote:
> This is a very cool initiative - artists donating their 'ideas' to others to
> finish.
> The public domain at its purist!
> Jessica Coates
> Project Manager
> Creative Commons Clinic
> Queensland University of Technology
> ph: 07 3138 8301
> fax: 07 3138 9395
> email: j2.coates at qut.edu.au
> From: Sungshin [mailto:polyopticon at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 24 February 2009 5:02 PM
> To: polyopticon at gmail.com
> Subject: Donate an idea!
> Alex has sent you a group e-mail from Collaborative Commons.
> This is a project to release all artists from residual lingering ideas, and
> let someone else make them happen. I
>  n 2007, a friend (visual artist Stuart Russell) initiated a project titled
> 'Something for nothing', which was an offer to other artists to unburden
> themselves of ideas, too long held, no longer relevant to where your
> practice now is, or simply impossible - but which have been carefully
> described in notebooks, filed, boxed, archived and kept within reach. It
> developed into an exhibition/collection of ideas to be given away, held at
> Craft Victoria in May, 2007.
> The call is to deliver an idea, via email, (leisac at unimelb.edu.au) or to the
> front office at the Drama School or as a blog post on the
> www.collaborativecommons.com website – as word, film, box, series of
> tapes…whatever form the gathering of this idea has taken over the years, -
> You give up the whole thing!
> The ideas once collected will be offered / given away as part of
> Collaborative Contract 2009 as part of the 3rd Year program at the Centre
> for Ideas at the VCA. These projects will then be offered to the 3rd year
> groups as a kind of ideas market on Friday February 27th, for them to form
> groups around and take forward. Final projects will then be
> shown/exhibited/performed/played at the VCA in May of this year.
>  Nothing offered will be returned – and if you would like to be recognised
> as the initiating artist, please attach a letter stating how you would like
> that worded.
> Start digging in your offices, studios and storage units - all ideas need to
> be to me by Thursday February 26th. and remember... You can’t take it with
> you!! Regards, Leisa Shelton and Alex Gibson
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