Kickended by Silvio Lorusso is online database artwork archiving the Kickstarted campaigns that got not even a single penny. This competitive aesthetics of failure has been able to attract the attention of major national newspapers (from the British “The Guardian” to the Italian “Corriere della Sera”).
It opens today in San Francisco the second edition of Art In Motion , an international festival of 'time-based' media organized by the University of Southern California School of Fine Arts. Will continue until Saturday with several workshops and an exhibition with 43 works selected from over 600 within the theme 'The Vanishing Author?', With particular emphasis, then the work that hide the author's hand, giving substantial control to the user . Among the works of net.art in the site stand out, degrees.org '360 ', which tells stories QuicktimeVR and prison cells of some young inmates and U.S.' theBot (One Infesting the Horse) 'with that indicated by the keyword' user makes immediate search the web via a 'robot' software, and returns the textual content via url and sampling as well as recited in animation and remixed by a speech synthesizer.