Drag slider and scroll left/right to explore

The Knotted Line is an interactive, tactile laboratory for exploring the historical relationship between freedom and confinement in the geographic area of the United States.

The project has multiple facets: a tactile interface (requires the Flash plug-in), an educator resources site, and a mobile-optimized version, which is what you're looking at now (requires iOS Safari 5.0+ or Android Browser 3.0+).

You can pan left and right through paintings of more than 50 historical moments by scrolling or swiping. Drag the slider at the bottom to uncover the images. Click the red dots to get more information about a particular historical moment.