Digital Nature: The Case Collection

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Tal Halpern
2002
Description

Digital Nature: the Case Collection is a net-based story-space that transforms an online library catalog into an experimental narrative environment. The project consists of a database of digital objects from a fictional 1910 natural history expedition and software package that allows users to search, sequence, view, comment, and make connections between objects.

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2021

Digital Nature: the Case Collection Version 2.0 is a net-based story-space that transforms an on-line library catalogue into an experimental narrative environment. The project consists of a database of digital objects from a fictional 1910 natural history expedition and software package that allows users to search, sequence, view, comment, and make connections between objects according to a set of rules in real-time. In short, Digital Nature can be thought of as a writing machine and real-time anthropological artifact generator, which exploits the popular forms of information culture

Tal Halpern
6 February 2003
Legacy descriptive tags
Sigmund Freud, michel foucault, King Leopold, Michel de Certeau, tropics, imagination, dreams, colony, the Writing of History, The Origins of Psycho-analysis, King Leopold's Ghost
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Narrative, historical, Generative, Documentary, Database, queer, nature, memory, interface, desire, colonialism, cinema, archive, QuickTime, Javascript, Java, HTML, Flash, Text, software, Animation
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Metadata
Variant History
outside link
2002
open submission
6 February 2003
Tal Halpern
static files
6 February 2003
cloning
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