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”).
Comes from the editors of Adbusters the latest initiative aimed at protecting the right to communication, for it to be constitutionally accepted in all countries. It's called Media Card Manifesto , and is a powerful stance without appeal that defines the current management of information as a business and only able to distort our view of the world. Together with precise accusations audit institutions, but they still left in the hands of a handful of multinational corporations more than fifty per cent of the network is highlighted as the rules to limit concentrations of power are increasingly being circumvented, while those for the protection of local content and the same access to information are less and less enforced. For this reason the poster is fighting for a new 'media democracy', a model that rise up from the shining example of free communication offered by the internet, spreading to the rest of the media, laying down the right for individuals to purchase advertising agencies under the same conditions advertising, and to have a reserved space of two minutes per hour. Another objective is to require the six 'major' information to split into multiple small-sized companies. The historical basis of this movement are retraced in a brief but effective story of the freedom to communicate and the right of opinion from ancient Greece to the present day into twelve stages. The Media Charter Manifesto promises to be another thorn in the side of public relations aggolomerati capital that handle most of the information flows, decreeing finally another of the fundamental human rights: the right to communicate.