Desktop movies and other uncanny stories

Dear Hacker

Alice Lenay (FR)

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One day, my webcam’s LED flashes on for no apparent reason.
Could a hacker, a friend or even a ghost be lodged inside it?
I begin a series of video calls to find out what this entity wants from me.


Alice Lenay is an academic researcher and an artist. She produces performances and video installations, often collaborative, in which she examines our desire to meet one another. After studying cinema and philosophy, she earned a PhD in 2020 on the subject of faces communicating on screen. Dear Hacker is her first film.