Ready to Share Press



Weekend America Public Radio program: “Copyrighting Clothing is not in Fashion,” March 19, 2005 article: “Modebranche = Creative Commons,” March 2, 2005. article: “Ready to Share: Fashion and the Ownership of Creativity,” February 23, 2005.

California Apparel News article: “FIDM, Annenberg School Event Examines Creativity & Copyright,” February 4-10, 2005.

Women’s Wear Daily article: “Ford Highlights Creativity Conclave,” February 4, 2005.

Daily Trojan article: “The ideas behind fashion trends,” by Brittany McLaren, February 1, 2005. recommendation: “Clash of the Creative Titans,” by Adrienne Crew, January 31, 2005.

Daily Variety article: “Fashion Makes Statement at USC,” by Nicole LaPorte, January 31, 2005.

Los Angeles Times article : “Designers Pull New Styles Out of the Past: Participants in a fashion conference at USC talk of drawing inspiration from previous ages to create fresh looks,” by Cara Mia DiMassa, January 30, 2005.

Boing Boing article: “Ready to Share copyright/fashion event in LA Saturday,” by Xeni Jardin, January 28, 2005. article: “Ready to Share in LA? HA,” by Adrienne Crew, January 27, 2005.

Women’s Wear Daily article: “West Watch: Ford’s Friends,” January 26, 2005.

Creative Commons article: “Ready to Share (Pret a Partager),” by Glenn Otis Brown, January 26, 2005.

Christian Science Monitor op-ed: “Control of Creativity? Fashion’s Secret,” by David Bollier & Laurie Racine, September 9, 2003

Press Releases


Press release: “Ready to Share Event Featured Provocative Trend Forecasts, Sleek Fashion Shows and an Eclectic Mix of Experts, Artists From Fashion, Music, TV and Film Industries — Leaders discussed their creative process and views on the future of creative ownership, as well as fashion as entertainment, at conference presented by the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center,” February 1, 2005.

Press release: “Norman Lear Joins Sex and the City?s Michael Patrick King and Designer Tom Ford at Landmark Fashion and Entertainment Event on USC Annenberg Campus — Innovators will discuss the art of creative risk-taking and the use of fashion as entertainment at Ready to Share event. Top musicians and producers also added to eclectic conference lineup,” January 20, 2005.

Press release: “Tom Ford and T-Bone Burnett Headline Fashion and Entertainment Event at USC: Ready to Share, mounted by the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center, explores the ownership of creativity in fashion, film and music industries,” December 13, 2004.