M. Contraband, Esq.
16 April 2019
M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist - 27 Jul 12
London 2012 Olympics: Copyright / Trademark crackdown vs. M. Contraband, Esq. Our punk legal advisor offers her thoughts on the London 2012 copyright / trademark crackdown as part of artdesigncafe.com’s "opening ceremony". It’s the London 2012 Olympics opening day. M. Contraband Esq, Punk...
R. J. Preece - 11 Jul 12
Slammin for fine art professional practice: Interview of Hope London / M. Contraband, Esq. (2012) Michael Landy’s Art Bin, exhibition rights and moral rights, illustrated by M. Contraband, Esq. Click the photo to see the comic. Sometimes “punk” centers only on music, and other times it...
M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist - 09 Oct 11
Martin Creed shares his copyright angst (2011) M. Contraband, Esq. asks the Turner Prize-winning conceptual artist to spill the beans... Martin Creed on copyright: 1 | 2 | 3
Sarah Thornton wins historic malicious falsehood and libel battle against Lynn Barber and the Daily Telegraph (press release) vs. Memorabilia→ Creative Business & Entrepreneurship
ADC staff, M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist - 27 Jul 11
...M. Contraband, Esq. (interpretive dance) Art Design Publicity at ADC | 27 July 2011An Art Design Publicity musical, visual & conceptual intervention Soft Cell with Cindy Ecstasy. Memorabilia.
M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist - 27 Oct 10
...M. Contraband, Esq... Writer copyright: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
ADC staff, R.J. Preece (ADP) - 20 Jul 10
...M. Contraband, Esq., “The PUNK lawyer”; L.A. Roka, PhD, Journalism, etc.) Here we emphasize the importance of an interdisciplinary specialist team, versus “R.J. Preece”. > An image of Hirst’s sparkling diamond skull appears monumental on screen, dances to 2-3 beats, then spins back into space— and...
Roisin Byrne, the theft artist, M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist, Yukiko Fujita, D.M. Gray, Kim Min Su (Editor of Art Design Publicity), R.J. Preece (ADP), Rogue Dubai PR guy, L.A. Roka, Secret advisor hiding behind sofa, Sarah J. Thornton - 08 May 10
Damien Hirst et al. diamond skull publicity ft. Bloomberg News (2007) We prefer the position that the freaky diamond skull was not sold, that the mass & social media channels were "appropriated"—and that the journos, bloggers, the twitterati, etc. and recipients of the message were activated...
M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist - 07 Feb 10
Michael Landy’s Art Bin at South London Gallery (2010) M. Contraband, Esq., who offers pitbull legal advice to artdesigncafe, is also a comic artist utilising legal content. Here she offers her take. Michael Landy’s Art Bin, page 1 | Page 2: Art Bin - legal context | Page 3: Art Bin as...
M. Contraband, Esq., the PUNK lawyer/artist - 01 Oct 09
Slammin with Jeff Koons & Damien Hirst (2009) Dear Jeff and Damien: our stiletto-wearing legal correspondent, M. Contraband, Esq., is watching your moves in the mosh pit... Slammin with Jeff Koons & Damien Hirst PUNK is about shock and irony and anarchy, and generally treading hard on...