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Lawrence Liang

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Lawrence Liang is a lawyer and founder of the Alternative Law Forum. He works on the intersection of law and cultural politics. His work on Intellectual Property looks at how the digital turn has accelerated conflicts over questions of authorship, ownership and circulation in the cultural domain. His interest in free software and media piracy led him to looking at how these practices define contemporary culture. Liang has been involved in a number of anti censorship cases and campaigns. He has also written on the hidden aesthetics of law and justice. Currently finishing a book on Law, Justice and Cinema in India, Liang has also shown as an artist in Manifesta, and in collaboration with CAMP and OXDB is one of the initiators of PAD.MA (Public Access Digital Media Archive)