Ash Art Project (Italy)
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Electronic Media, Internet
Artist: Luca Lo Coco
Confronting Bodies: Europe Flash Art Director Giancarlo Politi and the Court of Palermo, Italy
Date of Action: 22/08/2007
Location: Italia, Between Milano and Palermo
Description of Artwork: ashArtonline.com, an online artwork critical of the European art magazine Flash Art, was launched.
The Incident: The Court of Palermo, upon the request of the Director of FlashArt editor Giancarlo Politi, shut down both www.ashartonline.com and www.ashartonline.it. Politi has spread a black veil over the project by twenty two year-old Palermitan, Luca Lo Coco.
Results of Incident: Blackout of web sites www.ashartonline.com and www.ashartonline.it.
Source: Luca Lo Coco, from www.subverto.com (email: [email protected])