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  • DACS supports the Tish Murtha Estate on an infringement

    DACS supported the Tish Murtha Estate when a photograph used as the cover art for Jamie T's single 'The Old Style Raiders' was heavily inspired by a photograph by Tish Murtha from her series Youth Unemployment, 1981.

    28 July 2023

  • Why it’s important to protect artistic copyright.

    Ella Murtha is the daughter of the late renowned British photographer Tish Murtha, best known for documenting the lives of marginalised communities and working-class life from the inside in the North-East of England. In this blog, Ella Murtha discusses the importance of protecting her mother's copyright and how DACS helped her resolve an unauthorised use of Tish's work.

    28 July 2023

  • DACS provides a briefing for House of Lords debate on AI

    DACS provided a briefing to attendees of a House of Lords debate on 24th July on the ongoing policy development of advanced artificial intelligence, its associated risks and potential approaches to regulation within the UK and internationally. 

    25 July 2023

  • DACS co-signs letter to policy makers on Artificial Intelligence

    As a member of European Visual Artists and CISAC - the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers – DACS is pleased to co-sign an Open Letter to policy makers on Artificial Intelligence. The letter lays out principles that ensure artists and creators are respected, and copyright remains robust, with the proliferation of AI across the cultural sector. 

    24 July 2023

  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition visit

    The All Party Parliamentary Group for Visual Arts visited the Royal Academy’s annual Summer Exhibition, with Lord John Bird MBE.

    21 July 2023

  • The forgotten creatives: Why visual artists deserve more

    The Creative Industries Sector Vision unveiled last month had one glaring omission – visual artists. Christian Zimmermann thinks it’s time to recognise their contribution.

    17 July 2023