DIVIDED WE SING
An Interactive Media Installation
for the Audience Interactive Media Symphony
DIVIDED We stand (© 2000 Miroslaw Rogala)
"Miroslaw Rogala's DIVIDED WE STAND is a virtual, artistic enactment of the contingent
relationship between freedom and limitation. It is an interactive multi-media
event created by Miroslaw Rogala and a team of collaborators that includes international
artists, musicians, performers, dancers, computer programmers, and engineers."
Edward Shanken, Divided We Stand: Interactive Art and Limits of Freedom,
DIVIDED WE STAND/DIVIDED WE SPEAK is an artist's statement emphasizing the ways
of uniting people through new, interactive technologies in virtual space. Are
we in danger of falling? Or do we gain strength from diversity, or both, or neither?
Can or should a moral or social metaphor be constructed on a fact that far more
energy is released by coming together (nuclear fusion) than coming apart (fission)?
We are confronted with a transitory landscape, where new destructions are continuously
stacked. Geographies of minds are transcended-among these "ruins" we look for