Wednesday, 17 June 2009
Re-Mix My Lit: Through The Clock's Workings
Re-Mix My Lit - Through the Clock's Workings
Remix My Lit has released it’s first publication, Through the Clock’s Workings. The project brings together 9 original stories from nine Australian writers like James Phelan, Cate Kennedy and Kim Wilkins, and 13 of the best re-mixes created by people who responded to the Australian Council funded, ReMix My Lit project.
To make it happen the original works were licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike licence. This allows an artist to offer re-use rights to their works under certain agreed conditions. The Australian version[s] is explained here. The NZ version[s], here. Creative Commons International lives, here.
Through the Clock's Workings
Published by Sydney University Press, Through the Clock's Workings, is only a taste of the wider reach of the Re-Mix My Lit project, which also includes masterclasses at writers festivals, writing jams at pubs, and random site uploads.
The Ongoing story
As part of a bid to continue the conversation between author and reader, co-creator, the whole book - original stories, the remixes, even the fonts - continue to be free for reuse.
Buy - download - participate
Hard copies of Through the Clock’s Workings, are available from the Sydney University Press eStore. A free download version is available, here. More remixes are available on the Remix My Lit website.