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01.11.2012

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

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

Natacha WOLINSKI, writer

To which extend have technology change the way you create? 

By facilitating the work, the computer tends precisely to make forget that writing is a laborious and exhausting profession. This is a great tool, without which I could not do, and it is an illusion. Before his advent, when we go through many stages of handwriting, erasures, and the typescript itself corrected and crossed out, the least of my neurotic writings would not let me immediately think I was an author. The imperfections of the text, revealing the work in progress pushed to modesty. Today, the facilities of the copy-cut-paste allow the weaker script to take smooth aspect and finished where often there is still everything to do... 

How do you perceive the subsequent use of your works? 

Reuse, sampling and re-appropriation do not bother me if they are made with humor and genius.

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

In ten years, self-publishing will be developed and advanced. It is tempting to become autonomous from the editorial system where a writer receives only 10% of copyright...