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01.30.2012

The Forum d’Avignon interviewed 25 international artists on the theme of intellectual property - Jul

The Forum d’Avignon interviewed 25 international artists on the theme of intellectual property. Discover every day their answers…

JUL, cartoonist

To which extend have technology change the way you create? 

I belong to the minority of comic cartoonists of my generation who do not use a computer to make their drawings, especially for the color that I do with a brush, quite similar to the 13th century. However, the work of cartoonist has been upset by the new means of transmission, portable scanner, wifi, phone, allowing you to send documents usable by all the media in a record time, and then to work from a hammock in Honolulu.

How do you perceive the subsequent use of your works? 

If there is capillarity, let’s evolve with "select friends":  I am for the most generous use of my works by others in a framework and for reasons with which I share the issues, objectives, aesthetics; and the highest standards of excellence for reuse with mercantile interests and individuals and corporate profits when I am opposed to their goals. 

In 10 years to who would you entrust the management of your rights?   

As always a la carte: I think we need to have in parallel a work and a dissemination to a wide audience with fair income for the author, maintaining a closed intellectual property and a permanent right of inspection on the use of works. We will have to make “lace” contracts!