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Alen Bigelow’s wonderful digital literature site has two new stories online:, where you can rewrite the Pledge of Allegiance. Each revision of the Pledge is thematically linked to one of the following categories: Immigration, Politics, Nature, Sports, Family Life, or Other (no theme). Once you have written your version of the Pledge, the text plays against a background of images related to the theme you have chosen. All the pledges are saved into a database to be viewed by anyone visiting the site. is a digital self-portrait in sound and image. It provides you with the opportunity to complete the self-portrait, and then, if you wish, erase it. This work is a commentary on the tradition of self-portraiture and its ongoing evolution in a digital age.

To see these and other stories, please visit (Flash Player 8 required).