Department of Media, Music, Communication & Cultural StudiesMacquarie University
Steve Collins is a Senior Lecturer in Multimedia in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University. His research focuses on copyright law, creativity, digital technologies and disruption. He is the co-author of Beyond 2.0: The Future of Music (Equinox, 2014).
“They’re creepy and they’re kooky” and They’re Copyrighted: How Copyright Is Used to Dampen the (Re-)ImaginationFeatureIntroduction The mediascape abounds with examples of re-imaginings, works that re-interpret existing media texts (many of which have been the focus of lawsuits). Alice Randall’s The Wind Done Gone (2001), re-imagines the narrative of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind (1936) to tell the...Read more