Wednesday, December 7, 2011
ON APPROPRIATION: a film by artist and director Bon Jane
"After witnessing an idea she pitched to a major artist be used for a video resulting in a nomination to the MTV Video Music Awards, New York artist and director Bon Jane sets out to start a dialogue on artistic appropriation and ethical creative collaboration in the arts. The short documentary on the subject of artistic appropriation and ethical creativity and collaboration will feature interviews with artists, directors and musicians including Gilles Bensimon (photographer, former Creative Director Elle Magazine) and Derek Trucks (musician, guitarist for The Allman Brothers and Eric Clapton), among others. This preview of this film will be released on YouTube, Vimeo and the artist's site on December 6th, 2011. The official short film will be released Friday, December 16th, 2011, also on YouTube, Vimeo, and the artist's site."