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”).
09:01:02 Poem-me, poems sms to payment.
Poem-me is a subscription service of poems in English edited by the English poet Fredrik Lloyd and produced by entrepreneur Dahlan Lassalle. The texts are sent via SMS messages to subscribers and Lassalle says he was persuaded to inaugurate the company because the first poem that his friend sent him, he received it in a moment of intense work commitment, which has led to stop for a moment and reflect. In England the number of messages sent every month verges billion. The subscription-me a poem costs £ 4 per month, or 10 pounds for three months, is entitled to one text per day, and so far has collected 50 subscribers. An example? "Rose petals filled with ounces of snow meekly bend. Saints sold for less beauty."