Workshop // The Mill—Averill Park, NY

This Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) is executed on this date by (the “Participant”) in favor of Arts Letters & Numbers Inc., which includes their director, fellows, team and Karl Becker, Mill Building proprietor, ALN1543llc House proprietor, and all ALN entities (collectively,”ALN” in this document). The Participant agrees to volunteer for ALN and engage in the Workshop Construction & Activities related to being a participant (the “Workshop”).The Participant understands that the Workshop may include constructing and rehabilitation of buildings, working in ALN provided spaces, and living in housing provided for participants of ALN.


I am participating in a Workshop held by Arts Letters & Numbers Inc. (ALN) at their complex in Averill Park, NY.: Consititng of 'the Mill', located at 1525 Burden lake road, 'the House' located at 1543 Burden lake road and all of the land, grounds and outbuildings of ALN properties. In consideration for the opportunity to participate in this workshop construction, I understand that building construction is a dangerous occupation where even many professionals are injured. As a volunteer, I recognize that I am not covered by Workers Compensation Insurance, nor does ALN have liability coverage for injury of volunteer participants. ALN asks that all participants voluntarily accept full responsibility for their own safety.



The Participant hereby freely, voluntarily, and without duress, executes this Release under the following terms:

1. RELEASE AND WAIVER The Participant does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless ALN and its successors from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from the Participant’s engagement in the Workshop with ALN. The Participant understands that this Release discharges ALN from any liability or claim that the Participant may have against ALN with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the Participant’s participation in the Workshop with ALN, whether caused by the negligence of ALN or its director, fellows, team, or otherwise. The Participant also understands that ALN does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to medical, health, or disability insurance in the event of injury or illness.

2. MEDICAL TREATMENT The Participant does hereby release and forever discharge ALN from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with the Participant’s participation in the Workshop with ALN.

3. ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK The Participant understands that the Workshop includes work that may be hazardous to the Participant, including, but not limited to, construction, loading and unloading, and transportation to and from the work sites. The Participant hereby expressly and specifically assumes the risk of injury or harm in the Workshop and releases ALN from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the Workshop.

The Participant does hereby grant, transfer and convey to
"ALN" all of the Participant’s right, title, and interest in documentation of all work and activities created during the workshop. All content; text, photographic images, video or audio recordings, video or audio reproductions, films or motion pictures, radio or television broadcasts and any other reproductions or depictions (all collectively referred to as the “reproductions”) of the Participant’s work and activities, or any part thereof, including, without limitation, pictures and sound of the Participant alone or with other persons through any and all media, whether now known or hereafter discovered. Such right, title and interest includes, without limitation, the right to any royalties, proceeds or other benefits derived fom the reproductions of the Participant’s work and activities. The Participant hereby understands and acknowledges that "ALN" shall have and own, in connection with the Participant’s work and activities, the sole and exclusive right to commercially make use of the Participant’s Work and Activities, and the Participant shall not reproduce, sell or otherwise use or exploit any of the reproductions of the Participant’s Activities, or assist another party in doing any of the foregoing, without ALN’s prior written consent.