Hearts and Minds: The Interrogations Project

Hearts and Minds performance in the CAVE2™ panoramic virtual theater - L. Long, EVL

Authors: Coover. R, Rettberg, S., Tsoupikova, D., Nishimoto, A.

Publication: Proceedings of the IEEE VIS 2014 Arts Program, VISAP’14: Art+Interpretation, Paris, France

Hearts and Minds: The Interrogations Project is an interactive Virtual Reality narrative performance made for the EVL’s CAVE2™ large-scale 320-degree panoramic virtual reality environment that visualizes stories of violence and the post-traumatic stress experienced by ordinary American soldiers who became torturers in the course of serving their country. During the American-led counterinsurgency and counter-terrorism campaigns in Iraq in the years after September 11, 2001, the torture and abuse of detainees was a commonplace tactic.

Keywords: Virtual reality, immersive environments, visualization, art, storytelling, digital humanities.

Date: November 9, 2014 - November 14, 2014

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