Desktop films: recycling vernacular video from areas in social and political conflict

The massification of digital technologies of image recording, the participatory web and video-sharing platforms such as YouTube have deeply transformed the way in which filmmakers can portray and approach reality. More and more artists are re-appropriating, re-using and editing in their films user generated content and vernacular videos found online. “Desktop films” are the result … Continue reading Desktop films: recycling vernacular video from areas in social and political conflict