An online project by the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University. Part program and part logic, Public Annotations seeks to reorient curatorial and artistic research by making an open invitation to contribute to the process Register to Annotate
Public Annotations is a project based on collaboration, communication, and mutual respect.
Code of Conduct
Public Annotations is a project based on collaboration, communication, and mutual respect. Constructive criticism and critique are welcome, but if you participate in the program, please avoid any form of disrespectful behavior, discrimination, harassment, slurs, sexually explicitly behavior, unwanted sexual attention, bullying, and other forms of incivility. This includes, but is not limited to, comments, cartoons, jokes, or other communications that include degrading, insulting, or insensitive content or assumptions concerning any individual’s race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected status under applicable laws. We greatly appreciate your help in making this a safe and civil community for all who choose to participate.
The Institute For Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA) and its directors, officers, employees, agents, and designees (collectively “The ICA”) have the non-revocable permission to use make screen captures (“Screen Captures”) of any images, comments, writing, photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings, or any other media contributed to the Public Annotations platform/site. The ICA will own such Screen Captures. You grant the ICA permission to copyright, display, publish, distribute, use, modify, print and reprint such Screen Captures in any manner whatsoever related to ICA business, including, without limitation: publications, advertisements, brochures, website images, or other electronic displays and transmissions thereof. By using the Public Annotations platform, you further waive any right to inspect or approve the use of the Screen Captures by the ICA prior to its use and holds ICA harmless from any and all liability arising out of the use of the Screen Captures in any manner or media whatsoever, and waive any and all claims and causes of action relating to use of the Screen Captures.
The ICA retains the right to to use any content posted to this platform in any way the ICA deems appropriate. If the ICA chooses to use your content, the ICA will contact you.
Copyright/Terms & Conditions
Content from the Public Annotations may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, distributed, downloaded or transferred in any form or by any means without the ICA's prior written consent. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law subject to criminal and civil penalties.