Conference and conversation with Normand Tamaro, LL.D.

Conference at VOX, October 10, 2018.

Photo: Jean-Marc Perin.

View of the exhibition The Radical Imaginary: The Social Contract (seminal book by Norman Tamaro, LL.D., available for consultation in the reading room), VOX, from September 13 to December 15, 2018.

Photo: Michel Brunelle.

Conference and conversation at VOX
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
at 11:00 am

Admission is free, but seats are limited

As part of the exhibition The Radical Imaginary: The Social Contract, VOX invites you to a conference and conversation with Normand Tamaro, a doctor of law specialized in intellectual property. Following a brief history of copyright law, explore some landmark cases along with various challenges facing visual artists today. The presentation, in French, will last approximately one hour, and will be followed by questions and a discussion.


The Radical Imaginary: The Social Contract
2018.09.13 - 12.15

The group exhibition The Radical Imaginary: The Social Contract is the first project in a series of exhibitions about the Institution and its history, seeking to understand how artists have either associated themselves with or been opposed to it, gradually inflecting its positions. The judicial system is the institution studied in this initial component.

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Normand Tamaro is a doctor of law and has been a lawyer in private practice since 1982. An intellectual property law specialist, he has pleaded before the Supreme Court of Canada (notably for Claude Robinson in Cinar Corporation v. Robinson, 2013) and chaired the Temporary Copyright Committee of the Québec Bar (1997–1998). A university lecturer for almost 30 years—Université de Montréal, UQAM, Université de Sherbrooke—he is also the author of several books and legal articles, including The Annotated Copyright Act (Carswell/Thomson, 2019, 11th ed. in French, 24th ed. in English). Normand Tamaro sits on boards of directors including those of The Armand Vaillancourt Foundation and Dulcinea Langfelder et & Co.