[artinfo] THE PIRATE BOOK Official release

Marcela Okretiã marcela at aksioma.org
Wed Dec 2 14:05:59 CET 2015

THE PIRATE BOOK           

Press release

THE PIRATE BOOK - A compilation of stories about 
sharing, distributing and experiencing cultural 
contents outside the boundaries of local 
economies, politics, or laws.

EDITED BY <http://peripheriques.free.fr/> Nicolas 
Maigret & 
Roszkowska - 2015

FORMAT  238 pages - A5 - colour - english - (print on demand + free pdf)

CONTRIBUTORS  Jota Izquierdo, Christopher 
Kirkley, Marie Lechner, Pedro Mizukami, Ernesto 
Oroza, Clément Renaud, Ishita Tiwary, Ernesto Van 
der Sar (torrentfreak.com) & Michaël Zumstein

RELEASED in the framework of 
<http://www.mastersandservers.org>Masters & 

INTRODUCTION This work offers a broad view on 
media piracy as well as a variety of comparative 
perspectives on recent issues and historical 
facts regarding piracy. It contains a compilation 
of texts on grass°©roots situations whose stories 
describe strategies developed to share, 
distribute and experience cultural content 
outside of the confines of local economies, 
politics or laws. These stories recount the 
experiences of individuals from India, Cuba, 
Brazil, Mexico, Mali and China. The book is 
structured in four parts and begins with a 
collection of stories on piracy dating back to 
the invention of the printing press and expanding 
to broader issues (historical and modern 
anti-°©piracy technologies, geographically°© 
specific issues, as well as the rules of the 
Warez scene, its charters, structure and visual 


CONTACT  <mailto:ping at thepiratecinema.com>ping at thepiratecinema.com

Published by  <http://aksioma.org>Aksioma - 
Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana

Co-published by  Pavillon Vendôme Art Center, Clichy
Produced by Aksioma, Pavillon Vendôme, 
<http://kunsthalaarhus.dk/>Kunsthal Aarhus, and 
<http://www.andfestival.org.uk/>Abandon Normal 

Marcela Okretiã
Aksioma | Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana
Jakopiãeva 11, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija

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