John

Though it's not exactly a desktop doc, I always thought Herman
Asselberghs *Dear
Steve* would make an interesting prologue/epilogue/counterpoint to this new
genre of work:

http://www.augusteorts.be/projects/48/dear-steve

Pablo

On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 4:28 PM, John Muse <jm...@sonic.net> wrote:

> Hive mind!  I’m looking for films that use the desktop and the graphical
> user interface as the ground and foundation for essays, documentaries,
> narrative films.  Below is my preliminary list of films.  Please share
> works that either take the desktop environment for granted, critically
> engage with it as a space and temporal structure, or use it occasionally
> but incisively.  What interests me most: how the window, pop-up, drag and
> drop, double-click, etc. create new editing protocols and rules.  Or how
> they ruin everything good and right and holy about film.
>
> So far I’m thinking about:
>
> Camille Henrot Grosse Fatigue (2013)
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camille_Henrot
>
> Patrick Cederberg & Walter Woodman, Noah (2013)
> https://vimeo.com/65935223
>
> Nick Briz: Apple Computers (2013)
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GyvH3LApDI
>
> Kevin B. Lee, Transformers: The Premake (2014)
> https://vimeo.com/94101046
>
> Theo Anthony: Spirit Guide - Night Tremors Mix (2013)
> http://www.theoanthony.net/installation/2014/1/21/spirit-
> guide-night-tremors-mix-2013
>
> Evan Meaney: Big Sleep (2015)
> http://evanmeaney.com/bigsleep/#start
>
> Sondra Perry: Lineage for a Multiple-Monitor Workstation: Number One (2015)
> https://vimeo.com/131805970
>
> j/PrM
>
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Another time, this time, one time | Steffani Jemison + Justin Hicks
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apparatus for the circulation of Indigenous voices and ideas into the air |
Duane Linklater
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