Video

Desktop Icons 1.0

Chris Byrne

2002, 79:00 minutes, colour & B/W, english

TAPECODE 2039.00

Desktop Icons 1.0 features short digital films and videos by Scottish and International artists, exploring the crossover of popular culture, media and new creative technologies. Desktop Icons 1.0 examines the computer desktop culture of today and the new moving images authored on (and sometimes for) desktops. The quiet digital film revolution has opened up a brave new world where new screen icons are promised 15 Megabytes of fame. It has also created exciting possibilities for more experimental and edgy work, stretching the boundaries of what was once known as cinematic reality. Curated by Iliyana Nedkova.

1. C-Files: Tell Saga - COM & COM, Switzerland, 2001, 4:14
2. Telling Lies - Simon Ellis, England, 2000, 4:00
3. Overheated. The Undiminished Intensity Mix - Matt Hulse, Scotland, 2001, 9:00\
4. 5 Minute Break - Kristin Lucas, USA, 2001, 4:00
5. Donut - Mike Stubbs, Scotland, 2001, 3:00
6. As If... - Christian Meyer, Germany, 2000, 12:00
7. Blackout - Michael Maziere, England, 1999, 10:00
8. RND#91:51st State - Richard Fenwick, England, 2001, 2:28
9. Everyone a Cut Away - Phil Collins, Northern Ireland, 2001, 3:00
10. Champagne Design - Tycoon Graphics, Japan, 2000, 5:22
11. Got to Go - FlorianMisha Boder, Germany, 2001, 11:04

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