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 will take place from today through Friday at the Queens' College, Cambridge (UK), CODE, International Conference on Collaboration and Ownership in the Digital Economy , which will confront artists, scientists, technical and legal aspects of the controversial intellectual property into the digital . Among those interventions provided by Geert Lovink ("Currents in Cyberculture after dotcommania"), Richard M Stallman ("Copyright-v-Community in the Age of Digital Networks"), Bruce Perens ("A World of Constraint") and Drazen Pantic ("Open Source: From Collective Intelligence to Distributed Resources"). It will also projected a preview of 'The Code', a new documentary about Free Software and Open Source community of Finnish director Hannu Puttonen.