Desktop Icons 2.0

Chris Byrne

2002, 81:00 minutes, colour & B/W, english

TAPECODE 2039.01

Desktop Icons 2.0 features short digital films and videos by Scottish and International artists, exploring the crossover of popular culture, media and new creative technologies. Desktop Icons 2.0 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. Artistic Statment N;45, 730, 944.
The Perfect Artistic Website - Young-Hae Chang Heavy Ind.South Korea, 2000, 6:00
2. Breeze - Mathias Muller, Germany, 2000, 1:00
3. Sarcophagus - Zeljko Vukicevic (aka Zhel), Croatia, 1999
4. We are the People - Suck on This - Beagles and Ramsay, Scotland, 1999
5. 02.03.2000 - Kevin Dosch, Belgium, 2000, 5:41
6. Am I Wrong - Geoffrey de Crecy, France, 2000, 3:50
7. lovehotel - Linda Wallace, Australia, 2000, 6:45
8. True Words - Evil Images - Rough Rhythms - Harald Schleicher, Germany, 2001, 8:00
9. Grüß Gott österriech! - Bernadette Huber, Austria, 2000, 4:15
10. I Ching - Mark Wallace, Scotland, 2000, 12:00
11. Buena Vista Fight Club - Evan Mather, USA, 2000, 4:00
12. Coin Laundry, X,Y,Z - Satoshi Tomioka, Japan, 2000, 8:00
13. Belichtungen - Torsten Lauschmann, Scotland, 1999
14. Bass Invaders - Simon Ellis, England, 2001

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