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Stealing Banksy? Vice Media, Chris Marker Profile

Samira Ahmed discusses the ownership of street art. Ex-ITN CEO Stewart Purvis on the rise of indie news organisations, and a retrospective of prophetic filmmaker Chris Marker.

As the row continues over who Banksy's latest artwork belongs to, and a street art exhibition and auction - Stealing Banksy? - opens in London, Samira Ahmed asks how works of art on the street and online are challenging notions of ownership in the art world. With Mary McCarthy, Director of MM Contemporary Arts; Professor Lionel Bently, barrister and copyright expert on intellectual property, and street artist and gallery owner, Pure Evil.

Stewart Purvis, ex ITN CEO and Professor of Journalism at City Universitylooks at the rise of global youth media company Vice. From it's beginnings as a Toronto punk 'zine in 1994 to a mainstream global online news channel, does Vice offer a new model of news for both journalists and audiences?

The Whitechapel Gallery is holding a retrospective of French film maker Chris Marker. Artist Jeremy Millar, film critic and co-curator of the retrospective Chris Darke and Habda Rashid, Assistant Curator at The Whitechapel Gallery discuss his life and work.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Chris Marker

    Chris Darke, Habda Rashid and artist Jeremy Millar discuss the French film-maker.

    Duration: 21:10

  • Vice

    Stewart Purvis looks at the rise of global youth media company Vice.

    Duration: 08:45

  • Street Art

    We ask Mary McCarthy, Lionel Bently, and Pure Evil who owns street art.

    Duration: 13:38

Chris Marker

Chris Marker

Chris Marker: A Grin Without a Cat is at the Whitechapel Gallery in London until 22 June 2014.


Image: Film Still from Chris Marker's La Jetée (1962). Image courtesy BFI Stills Collection. © 1963 Argos Films

Vice

Vice's coverage of world news and current events can be seen on its website.

Banksy

Banksy


Stealing Banksy? Is showing at at the ME London Hotel until 27th April 2014.


Mobile Lovers by Banksy is currently showing at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.


The Proms

The BBC Proms launched today. This year the Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe make their proms debut as composers - details here.


You can also hear Neil Tennant proms in interview with Philip Dodd last year here.  

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Lionel Bently
Interviewed Guest Mary McCarthy
Interviewed Guest Pure Evil
Interviewed Guest Stewart Purvis
Interviewed Guest Jeremy Millar
Interviewed Guest Chris Darke
Interviewed Guest Habda Rashid
Producer Georgia Catt

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