New American Public Art’s “Your Big Face” Project #ArtTuesday

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From this past weekend at the Illuminus Festival in BostonNew American Public Art’s “Your Big Face” Project:

#napalabs #scalemodel live projection map test for #YourBigFace project. Giant one going up at the Illuminus Festival Oct 25th / 500 Harrison Street, South End – 6:30pm-2am #illuminus14 #boston #giantselfienonsense

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UPDATE: the New American Public Art crew contacted us to mention an attribution for #kongorilla — they are still in the process of documenting the project and are eager to include the attributions to Kongorilla for the model that they modified for the mask itself: “we will be making this media soon, and will attribute and acknowledge everything properly!”

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  1. Looks really cool, but once again, it’s artists using my design without attribution/acknowledgement.
    Do they know/care that the mask was released under a license?
    A German artist contacted me a over a year ago, asking permission to do exactly this (projection mapping on a large version of the mask), which I granted. I’d feel better had “New American Public Art” done the same.

  2. @kongorilla:
    We want you to know, we are in the process of documenting/attributing everything appropriately, in accordance with the CC license. This was our intent from the beginning, as we are also believers in & advocates of Open Source. With superquick project turnarounds, documentation and share-alike actions don’t always get implemented as quickly as we’d like. We would love to move as fast as the internet. Sadly, we are only human and doing the best we can.

  3. I’ve been contacted by NAPA, and they are moving quickly to fulfill the terms of the license, so, it’s all good. Lesson is, if you’re using someone else’s licensed work publicly, _contact them first!_

    They’ve now posted their files online, so everyone go and make a BIG FACE!

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