The legality behind owning your likeness in Singapore, with Ryan Su | The Coconuts Podcast | March 26, 2021

From left to right: Singapore artist Allison M. Low’s January installation for clothing store Love, Bonito; the original 2017 photograph of model Duan Meiyue; and Low’s 2020 work ‘Weight of Longing.’ Photos: Allison Low/Instagram, Duan Meiyue/Instagram, Li Wanjie
From left to right: Singapore artist Allison M. Low’s January installation for clothing store Love, Bonito; the original 2017 photograph of model Duan Meiyue; and Low’s 2020 work ‘Weight of Longing.’ Photos: Allison Low/Instagram, Duan Meiyue/Instagram, Li Wanjie

This week, we get litigious. Art & Intellectual Property lawyer Ryan Su shares his thoughts about the ethical and legal issues behind the online feud between model Duan Mei Yue and artist Allison Low. 

Other stories include: 

Women can now book female Grab drivers in Bangkok | Bali aims to vaccinate 2.8 million people by end of June | Hikers evacuated after World War 2 explosives unearthed near Twin Peaks trail above Stanley | Police investigate ‘religious teacher’ who claims he can make money appear out of thin air | Cat attends Malaysian court hearing in abuse case involving owner | PH gov’t discourages overseas-based Pinoys from coming home as COVID cases surge | Ngee Ann Poly says it has found students who peed on boys in video | Yangon streets quiet as Myanmar goes on ‘Silent Strike’

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