Myfanwy Jones [Photo courtesy of Allen & Unwin]

Myfanwy Jones

Photo courtesy of Allen & Unwin

A.S. Patric [Photo courtesy of Transit Lounge]

A. S. Patrić

Photo courtesy of Transit Lounge

Lucy Treloar [Photo courtesy of Pan Macmillan]

Lucy Treloar

Photo courtesy of Pan Macmillan

Charlotte Wood [Photo © Tobias Andreasson]

Charlotte Wood

Photo by Tobias Andreasson

Anne Zahalka [Photo © Nick Cubbin]

Anne Zahalka

I value having an organisation that protects and manages my intellectual property. Creating artworks and knowing there are guidelines and laws ensuring the integrity of the work is upheld is very important, particularly with all the infringements that can occur.

Photo by Nick Cubbin

Merilyn Fairskye [Photo © Nick Cubbin]

Merilyn Fairskye

In the rapidly evolving environment around image reproduction and distribution, it’s important that Viscopy continues to defend artists’ right to have their intentions respected and to be acknowledged and paid for the use of their work.

Photo by Nick Cubbin

Linton Besser [Photo © Olivia Tran]

Linton Besser

In an era where words and pictures are as plentiful as Wi-Fi, it’s important that people who do the hard yakka to write and produce credible and reliable information feel a sense of acknowledgement and recognition of that work. It’s always been the case, but in today’s hyper-connected world, copyright has never been more important.

Photo by Olivia Tran

Lindy Lee [Photo © Nick Cubbin]

Lindy Lee

What artists do is make the invisible undercurrents of human interaction visible and that’s an extremely important job. Copyright gives respect and recognition to the artist’s contribution to society and community.

Photo by Nick Cubbin

Image Credit: Sample book artwork spreads designed by Joanna Hunt for Allen & Unwin / Tjanpi (November 2019). Stills are from the Tjanpi Desert Weavers stop-motion animation Ngayuku Papa (My Dog): Bluey and Big Boy; story & narration by Maureen Butler, directed by Jonathan Daw and Maureen Butler, 2018.

Image Credit: 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist. Book covers supplied.

Image Credit: Aboriginal artist Elton Wirri. Photo by Guy Louanglath.

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