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”).
08:04:02 DIAN presents Dakota, net art of literary Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries.
The DIAN (Digital Interactive Artists' Network) is a network dedicated to those who use networking technologies to develop contemporary art. Each month a different artist, and in April the headlights are aimed at Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries , the collective web of Korean artists chaired by Young-hae Chang, which produces sparse and rapid animation of text and jazz, from content sophisticated narrative. The work is linked 'Dakota', a flash animation based on the 'Cantos' Part I and Part II of Ezra Pound, made with the usual font (Monaco) with which the group composes his black text on white screen, putting in practice once again some of the principles of the group that supports how language is the essence of the network, and it represents the true entry point. Net.art literary developed by Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries pushes the narrative rhythms cathode, while maintaining the power of words and imagination, dictating only the time of use. As they argue "distance, have no fixed abode, anonymity and insignificance are all part of the literary voice of the network and we call these quality welcome."