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  • Tina Havelock Stevens, Thunderheads (2016)

    Finalists announced for John Fries Award 2017

    Copyright Agency | Viscopy today announced the 12 finalists for the John Fries Award 2017.

    The award, curated by interdisciplinary artist, academic and curator, Consuelo Cavaniglia, is an annual $10,000 art award recognising the talents of early career … Continued


  • Synapse: Where Art and Science Meet

    Combining the ying and yang of scientific practice and artistic practice might seem an unusual thing to do, but a Copyright Agency Cultural Fund-supported project, called Synapse, is doing just that, with surprising results.

    Synapse was established by the Australian … Continued

  • Viscopy's licensing team handles requests to reproduce artist's work.

    Licensing experts here to help

    If you are a Viscopy member and you receive a request to reproduce your work, our licensing team is here to help.

    Refer your requests to Viscopy and our experienced team will handle everything for you.

    We’ll ensure that your … Continued

  • Jasper Knight

    Accurate reporting vital for resale royalties

    Photo: Resale Royalty recipient and artist member Jasper Knight

    The Resale Royalty Right entitles visual artists to a 5 per cent royalty when an eligible work resells in Australia for $1,000 or more.

    One of the eligibility criteria for a … Continued

  • Author Anita Heiss is one the signatories on the Open Letter

    Indigenous creators issue an Open Letter

    More than 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, musicians, performers, journalists, writers and organisations oppose the Productivity Commission’s recommendations to change copyright in Australia.

    On 16 February, an Open Letter rejecting the PC’s recommendations, and signed by leading Indigenous … Continued


  • Artists invited to share in more than $500,000 in royalties

    The copyright collecting society and rights management organisation, Copyright Agency | Viscopy is mounting a month-long campaign to collect fresh data from artists and their heirs about where their works have been published or used on TV.

    Copyright Agency | … Continued