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 is at the Tate Britain in London a symposium, with its exhibition entitled ' Art and Money Online 'that seeks to investigate the links between capitalism and digital art. Existing installations of: Black Shoals Stock ('Market Planetarium'), which shows the results of the world's stock markets as planetary constellations; Redundant Technology Initiative ('Free Agent') ricla group that rejects reassembling computer equipment in working order, in this case to try the term 'free' on the network; Jon Thomson and Alison Craighead ('CNN Interactive just got blackberries interactive', in the image) coupling to the contents of the CNN website a series of specific music to set the mood of the news (from ' Triumphant 'to' melancholy 'to' dramatic '). But as argued by Ray Thomas and Frank Guerrero RTMark: "The war between the expression and the trade is an issue really rich, whose issues affecting the arts are the smallest tip of the iceberg."