November 22, 2022

Copyright Agency Announces New Appointment to the Board

Copyright Agency Chair Dr Kate Harrison today welcomes Sophie Cunningham to the Board. The appointment was announced at the Annual General Meeting on Monday, 21 November 2022. Ms Cunningham was nominated by the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) and joins the board as one of two ASA nominee directors. She takes the place of outgoing author […]

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November 14, 2022

Have you received an email from “Copyright Agent”?

We are aware that businesses have been contacted by an organisation called “Copyright Agent”, in relation to the unlicensed use of photographs of rightsholders such as Alamy and Reuters. Copyright Agency is not affiliated with Copyright Agent. We are a not-for-profit collecting society which grants and administers licences for the use of our members’ works […]

October 27, 2022

Copyright Agency Partnerships’ first commission and exhibition opens with TextaQueen: Bollywouldn’t at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art.

Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP), an initiative of the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, celebrates the opening of the inaugural commission and exhibition of TextaQueen’s highly-anticipated Bollywouldn’t, on view at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney from 22 October until 18 December 2022. TextaQueen’s exhibition celebrates the queer South Asian diaspora through decolonising and reclaiming […]

Photo of TextaQueen with CAP and 4A logos.

October 11, 2022

TextaQueen: Bollywouldn’t opens October 22

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is thrilled to announce the opening of TextaQueen: Bollywouldn’t on October 22 at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art as part of the Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) program. CAP is a three-year commissioning series in partnership with leading Australian arts institutions 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Sydney), the Australian Centre for Contemporary […]

September 30, 2022

First Nations Voices series at Sydney Contemporary

The sixth edition of Sydney Contemporary art fair was held at Carriageworks, Redfern across 7 – 11 September 2022. Over 28,000 art collectors, industry professionals and art lovers visited the fair, to see 450 artists and 90 galleries at the first in-person fair since 2019. Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund supported First Nations Voices, Walk, Look, […]

September 30, 2022

Blue Poles Park opens in Canberra

Blue Poles Park was recently opened in the new Canberra suburb of Whitlam, in a nod to Whitlam’s approval of the controversial artwork purchase by the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) almost 50 years ago.

September 30, 2022

$12 million, artists and the Resale Royalty Right

The number of artists benefitting from the Resale Royalty Right continues to grow. The scheme has now reached the milestone of $12 million in royalties generated for artists, plus we see new artists come into the scheme each year – in 2020-21 over 200 artists had their first resale eligible for a royalty payment. Here’s what […]

September 30, 2022

Country to Couture at DAAF

Fine art and high fashion were one at the Country to Couture runway shows, which took place on Larrakia Country in August.