The Free Art License (FAL), (french: Licence Art Libre (LAL)) is a
license that grants the right to freely copy, distribute, and transform creative works.


The license was written in July 2000 with contributions from the mailing list '''' and in particular with French lawyers Mélanie Clément-Fontaine and David Geraud, and French artists Isabelle Vodjdani and Antoine Moreau. It followed meetings held by Copyleft Attitude Antoine Moreau with the artists gathered around the magazine ''Allotopie'': Francis Deck, Antonio Gallego, Roberto Martinez and Emma Gall. They took place at "Accès Local" in January 2000 and "Public" in March 2000, two places of contemporary art in Paris. In 2003, Moreau organized a session at the EOF space which brought together hundreds of authors to achieve exposure according to the principles of copyleft with this condition: "Free Admission if free work". In 2005, he wrote a memoir edited by Liliane Terrier entitled in (Copyleft applied to artistic creation. The Copyleft Attitude collective and the Free Art License). In 2007, version 1.3 of the Free Art License was amended to provide greater legal certainty and optimum License compatibility, compatibility with other copyleft licenses.Article introducing FAL 1.3 by Antoine Moreau

See also

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External links

The Free Art License

''Licence Art Libre''

Freemages : a library of photos under Free Art License
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