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Alana Kushnir

Alana Kushnir is an art lawyer and curator. She is the Director and Founder of Guest Work Agency, Australia’s first dedicated art law and advisory practice and the Principal Investigator of the Serpentine Legal Lab. She lives in Melbourne.

Artist Worlds and Indigenous Cultures: How Expanding Notions of Intellectual Property are Changing the Game

The number of artistic projects which engage with simulated realities, immersive story-telling, and virtual world-building has surged over the past few years.1 With this growth has come an increase in the types of legal complexities of artist-led world-building projects. One complexity that hasn’t received much airtime to date is how Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) and cultural lore can be celebrated in, or conflict with, such projects.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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