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”).
artist: VARIOUS ARTISTS
label: Minus Habens Records
format: Book of 80 pages + mCD
notes: A book of 80 pages containing consistent information and addresses displayed in a structured layout reflecting the man/machine interface’s principles. Some EXPLAINING SECTIONS represent the concrete effort to show the Internet basics, followed by many RESOURCE SECTIONS, more than 50 pgs dedicated to +1000 strategical addresses. The SOUND SECTION consists of an audio mCD with 200 sounds provided through the Internet wires by creative users plus two ambient tracks by KLÄNGE, played live through an ISDN connection.