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”).
Video activism has a strategic role to nell'assuefazione increasingly concentrated doses of content in broadcasting: to break the chain of attention, reactivating our critical sense of what the multinational intellectual property considered a done deal. Use the video, one of the media of election propaganda in broadcasting, means use its grammar with content that destabilize the usual use in apnea, generating different stimuli. $ Thought Thieves does just that, being a showcase of short films created by the low-born and in response to the initiative of almost the same name Microsoft . Documentaries such as 'Steal this Disc' in which independent filmmakers show how real 'pirate' the lobby of Hollywood, or true works of video art, as 'Armcrossing', a video that lays down the conditions under which you can cross your arms after registration under the copyright act, generating speeches and perspective on a collision course with the appropriation of thoughts carried out by governments and industries, claiming a reappropriation of culture urgent and necessary. The films are stored through 'Broadcast Machine', a software developed by the Participatory Culture Foundation, which allows you to create a sort of online video store. Supported by several organizations for freedom of expression and creation digital, such as the EFF , Downhill Battle and World-Information.Org , the project provides a possible screening at the 'World Summit on the Information Society' in Tunis with the invited authors.