REMIX CULTURE

• Definition of remix
Chapter 1
History of Remix culture
• The historical background of remix culture.
• development of the remix culture. Remix: A new trend or something that has been in existence. According to Edwards (2011), the digital remix culture can be traced back to the 1950s
• Factors that have contributed to the development of a remix culture. Unlike the past, when remixing was limited to experts, the present-day remix culture incorporate anyone who has access to the tools (Diakopoulos et al., 2007).
• Technology – mass to digital media

Chapter 2 Fans
• Why do people remix original contents?
• What are the motivations?
• Engagement – fan culture
• Reasons why artists create extended versions and mashups.
• Why does the reproduction of original art win over the audience? The fans have always been enthusiastic about remixes since the production of extended versions of tracks in the 80’s, the development of mashups in early 2000s and the eventual development of personalized remixes with the use of digital technology (Rymajdo, 2016).
• The popularity of the remix culture among youths. Most of the remix fans and creators are between 18 and 29 years.
• Youth and Technology. The impact of access to technology on the spread of the remix culture among the youths (Lafrenge, 2017). Youths have an excellent access to tools and medium through which remixes are produced and spread.
• The intersection between the use of social media by youths and the remix culture.
• How has digitalization and the development of internet affected the remix culture.
• The Effects of the remix culture on the social relationship among youths. The social media has become an important platform where young men and women build social relationship through the creative process.

• Tools used in the development of the remix Culture
Tools used in the production of remixes (Markham, 2013).
• Tools used in Spread of remixes. Video mashups, internet website mashups among others (O’Brien, 2006).
• The availability and access to tools used in remix production and sharing

Chapter 3 Creative Freedom
• The current position of remix productions in relation to the copyright law.
• What are the challenges does remixes pose on copyrights. There is a thin line between remixes and plagiarism (Rostama, 2015). How does the copyright law deal with the tight margins?
• The efficiency of copyright law with the increasing influence of the remix culture. The copyright law does not address the remix culture and therefore becomes ineffective in light of the development of the influence of remix culture (Raipur, 2016).
• What reforms can be done on the copyright law do comfortably accommodate the developing remix culture. Can the copyright law be restructured to allow the reuse of certain parts of an original content without the consent of the copyright owner (Haridy, 2016)? There is an argument that a non-commercial derivative, which does not stand to gain anything from the reproduction of content, should be produced without the permission of the copyright owner.
• Social Implication of the Remix Culture.
• The impact of remix culture on the concept of talent and creativity. The development of contents from original work is now considered as talent. The young population are using remixes and mashups as a way of personal expression (Cheliotis et al., 2009).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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