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”).
4:06:01 Tech Flesh.
It's online the new issue of Ctheory multimedia, web monothematic collection of art curated by Mr and Mrs Kroker, author of the historical essay 'Data Trash'. Titled Tech Flesh, The Promise and Perils of the Humane Genome Project , explores some aesthetic issues related to the completion of the mapping of the human genome, such as the language of command (from the pharmaceutical companies) or that of health (disease eradication and the extension of human life). Among the artists involved: Michael Barker, Orit Halpern, Matthew Hawker, Diane Ludin, Rachel Mayeri, Out_of_Sync [Maria Miranda & Norie Neumark] and many others.