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”).
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Invisible Architectures: the curiosity generated by this paradox is the starting point of Habitar – Bending the urban frame, the new stage of the broader curatorial path taken by →
When you take a picture, a moment becomes a memory. The memory becomes matter. Publishing photos, through services like Flickr, has added a new dimension to the photographic process for many people. Publishing a →
As Geoff Huth wrote, “we are living through what might be the greatest age of visual poetry, in a time when the methods of production and distribution are such that the form can →
Turning common sense upside down is one of the most effective strategies in art, especially when dealing with hot social topics. Swine Flu (H1N1) has been the big viral outbreak of 2009. The few →
Are we in danger of losing our memory? Lynne Brindley, Head of the British Library, has warned that as websites come and go, the memory of the nation may disappear too, leaving historians →
In the multi-faceted genre of augmented reality gaming, many artists have attempted to translate virtual aspects of digital games into the physical world. These projects include everything from creating virtual maps transposed over physical →
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The representation of space, the reclaiming of space and the recoding of space through a collective negotiation of coordinates and facts are a few of the →
Taking a lesson from the advent of distributed mobile ad-hoc networks, “Netless“, is a home brew version of these systems that employs a small wireless device and with built-in storage, that swaps data between →
As someone who lives in a major metropolitan city and travels constantly, Google’s “Maps” and “Earth” applications are an essential necessity for finding my way through these urban landscapes. Whether it’s to meet →
In the art world, authors like Stelarc and Krzysztof Wodiczko have produced worrisome images of technology and body integration ignoring the expressive and aesthetic potential of wearable technology. Actually, thanks to the interchange →