ii — in the white darkness: about [the fragility of] memory

Published by the authors in 2004 and again in the Electronic Literature Collection 1 in 2006, the poem is described by the author as "an interactive piece about memory . . . . It assimilates and reflects the experience with patients fallen ill with Alzheimer's or Parkinson's diseases, showing the fragility and fluidity of memory from a subjective point of view. . . . From the pulsing dots of the background-interface different events can be started, played, and combined. In this process the experience of remembering and loss of memory can be re-created in the appearance and disappearance of words, pictures, animations, and sounds. Memories (readable with a general metaphorical meaning) are unveiled and veiled in transition at the same time, arranged by or using your own memory."--From Electronic Literature Collection 1

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