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”).
It takes place from 4 to 8 February 2005 edition of, Transmediale , the massive media art festival that takes place every year in Berlin. This year hundreds of guests and a flurry of activity throughout the city that has few equals. Dense the program, thanks to the wealth of events run by other institutions, including hack.it.art , but an integral part of the program in all respects. For example, we find 'Banlieue du saw' Thomas des Nations, winner of the Golden Nica in the category Digital Music of the Prix Ars Electronica 2004 will be shown at GIMA – for international media art gallery, as well as 'Nordic Pioneers', the pioneers of computer art in Sweden carried out by the team of Electrohype for use by the [DAM] Berlin Digital Arts Museum. Among the conferences will indicate 'BASICS of Media Art' moderated by Mercedes Bunz, the aesthetic possibilities of an approach interdisclipinare of media art with Gunalan Nadarajan, Sally Jane Norman and Christiane Paul, 'BASIC Security', moderated by Florian Cramer, on the relations between cultural, technical and political aspects of security and its ethical boundaries, with Konrad Becker, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun and McKenzie Wark, and 'Re-Thinking Media History', moderated by Timothy Druckrey on 'media archeology, namely the history of the arts media historically contextualized, with Ute Holl, Julien Maire, David Tomas, Woody Vasulka, Siegfried Zielinski. Among the many 'lecture', however, we find: 'Freedom of Art and Research' with Claire Pentecost and Steve Kurtz , ' net.art generator – Programmierte Verführung 'with Florian Cramer and Cornelia Sollfrank,' Infection as Communication 'with Alessandro Ludovico. Among the performances is also to MichelleTeran: Life: A User's Manual 'Berlin Walk' , while among the workshop are those of Parasite , edited by Michael Rakowitz and Corporate Fallout Detector curated by James Patten.