Category Archive Activism

Interview in Jyllandsposten, critical comment by IFPI, moving Platform4, coverage in TV2Nord, Gaffa + Nordjyske // #platform4dk #uhrlaut

It's busy times right now; we've moved Platform4 from the old venue to the new, launched the PlayForm Mobile Art & Technology Exhibition and released a new EP with Tone - while at the same time trying out a new rather rebellious sharing experiment in Aalborg, Aarhus and Copenhagen. To start from the end: The […] Read More…

Audio clips from last week’s radio interviews // #creativecommons #musicbusiness

Last week we (Creative Commons Denmark) held two events in in Copenhagen and Aarhus in collaboration with the Danish collecting society, KODA, and a beautiful bunch of artists and labels (Per Vers, Tone, Dad Rocks, Town Portal, Red Tape Records, Father Figure Records and my own label Uhrlaut Records) to discuss new business models for […] Read More…

Anti-ACTA day: Demo later today + interviews in DR P4, TV2-Nord and Nordjyske // #stopacta

. Today marks the big Anti-ACTA day in Denmark and across the country in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg people are hitting the streets to show their opposition to the subjugating legislative initiative. I am part of the Danish movement against ACTA, and have helped setup the demonstration today and act as spokesperson. To our […] Read More…

Platform4 interview in Kulturformidleren magazine // #platform4 #culture #aalborg

In these early days of 2012 the latest issue of online culture magazine Kulturformidleren was released, featuring a little interview with me contemplating the recent season (2011) in Platform4. Read the article here (click to page 14) (Danish only, sorry). Also check out and support the Kulturformidleren blog, true grassroots cultural appreciation and labour. In […] Read More…

New book: ‘Creative Commons For Alle’ – with chapter by me // #creativecommons #openculture

My friend and collaborator in Creative Commons Denmark, Peter Leth, has recently published a great new book, 'Creative Commons For Alle' (English: Creative Commons For All) which aims at introducing the immense strength of using Creative Commons licenses to the broad audience in general and to grade school teachers in particular. As Public Project Lead […] Read More…

Doing talk in Open Space Aarhus tonight // #osaa #cc

Tonight I am giving my Intro to Creative Commons talk in Open Space Aarhus (OSAA), a vibrant hackspace community in Denmark's second largest city, Aarhus. This will be my first visit there, and as being part of the Platform4/FormuLab/Hal9k hack-communities I am quite curious to see the place. If you're in the city, join us! […] Read More…

Talk from Copenhagen IT University now online // #itu #cph #cc

The talk about open culture and Creative Commons that I did at the IT University earlier this month was recorded on video and has now been put online. In case you want to check it out, see below. The talk about open culture and Creative Commons that I did at the IT University earlier this […] Read More…

Talking about CC at MultiMediaDays @ Aarhus Business Academy // #cc #aarhus

I just did a talk in front of a nice and engaged audience of students and teachers at Aarhus Business Academy (Aarhus Erhvervsakademi) at the MultiMediaDays conference. The talk was a combination of general introduction to Creative Commons and a case-presentation of my record label Uhrlaut/Urlyd and our use of open licensing to create a […] Read More…

Attending Creative Commons Global Summit ’11 in Warsaw // #warsaw #poland #cc

Just arrived yesterday in Warsaw, such a beautiful city, to attend the Creative Commons Global Summit 2011. As Public Lead for Creative Commons Denmark I am representing our CC affiliate jurisdiction along with my colleague Martin von Haller Grønbæk. The idea is, first and foremost, to meet and network with all the other leads from […] Read More…

Doing Urlyd presentation in Faroe Islands today + CC nordic summit // #faroes #urlyd #cc

Today I'll be doing an Urlyd presentation at the first ever open culture event in the history of the Faroe Islands. As a part of the event, which is hosted by all the CC chapters in Scandinavia in collaboration with the Cloudberry Project, I'll be summarizing our label business model using CC-licenses and sharing as […] Read More…