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”).
Fights between 02/19/02 ascii font.
' WTBA Championship Boxing 'is the latest work by Juz-Chin Yeh, professor of Taiwan, who wanted to celebrate the complex language ingeniously created by communities forced to use only ASCII characters to communicate. The spartan images and combinations of 'emoticons', made the pictorial dimension of punctuation marks and letters in the crowded size of chat and email. WTBA staged fights between 'font' represented in ASCII through a script in flash (almost a contradiction in terms), that restart loop, following the rules of classical animation sequence, but producing all via a programming language and not one of sequencing, so the results are randomly generated and the 'winners' change from time to time.