Ash Art Project (Italy)

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Date: 2007

Region: Europe

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: luca@subverto.com)