Hearts and Minds: The Interrogations Project

Hearts and Minds as presented in the CAVE2 in the Electronic Visualization Lab at the University of Illinois Chicago.

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

Publication: Leonardo, vol 50, no 5, pp. 513-514

URL: https://doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_01235

“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 11 September 2001, the torture and abuse of detainees was a commonplace tactic.

Date: October 1, 2017

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