Dialogic experiences with history

Dimensions in Testimony (USC Shoah Foundation, 2018). An interactive biography initiative that began with Holocaust survivors reflecting on their experiences during World War II

They answered over 2,000 questions and sat for extensive light scans to create a holographic composite of their body. Through natural language processing, Dimensions in Testimony then converted the questions into search terms, which offered access to an archive of potential responses and reflections. In turn, this process resulted in a back-and-forth discussion with participants.

References Top left, image from the USC Shoah Foundation. Top right, image from the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Background theme image from Shutterstock.

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