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”).
Offline – Online Publishing: The Love for Print in an Age of Electronic Media is a conference on the paper/pixel dual and controversial relationship. It’s scheduled for the 19th of January (today), at the De Balie (Amsterdam), and it’ll try to investigate the indipendent magazine culture and its huge potential, once that it’ll be able to exploit once again the current and upcoming digital technologies, maintaining its peculiar ‘love for print’ perspective. The conference will be webcasted and will be moderated by Nat Muller, hosting the Mute magazine co-editor Simon Worthington, the Documenta 12 Magazines Project chief and Springerin editor-in-chief Georg Schoellhammer, Arie Altena, media theorist at Jan van Eyck Academy and Alessandro Ludovico, editor in chief of Neural magazine.