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”).
The preservation of media art, video art from the net and software art, is one of the crucial problems to transmit to future generations the large number of poetic ideas and contradictions of the forms of expression more in tune with their times. In the last few years have increased the studies about and experts interested in this subject. Last in order of time ' 404 Object Not Found, what remain of media art 'is a major event held June 19 to 22 at the Museum am Ostwall in Dortmund (Germany). In a number of conferences, recounts the various research programs carried out through a series of case studies different strategies, methods of preservation, and documentation practices. Among other measures are planned to Josephine Bosma, Sandra Fauconnier, Olga Goriunova, Miklós Peternák, Antoni Muntadas, Tilman Baumgärtel, and many others.