He Will Not Divide Us
|Description||Hollywood endorsed "artistic exhibition", set up in opposition to the presidency of Donald Trump. which was trolled. An infamous event in internet history.|
A camera was placed on an outside wall in New York City, and people were encouraged to stand in front of the camera and say "He Will Not Divide Us". The camera was filming on a 24 hour livestream.
Originally in New York City, the project spread to other cities, though unsuccessfully.
At 9 a.m. on January 20, 2017, HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US was launched. It was described as a participatory performance installation to coincide with the inauguration of Donald Trump as United States President. A camera was set up on a wall outside the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City, with the words "He Will Not Divide Us" written directly above. Passers by were invited to deliver these words into the camera "as many times, and for as long as they wish," in what the artists described as "a show of resistance or insistence, opposition or optimism, guided by the spirit of each individual participant and the community." The footage was live-streamed on a 24/7 feed, which the artists announced would run for four years, or the duration of Trump's presidency. Jaden Smith was one of the earliest participants in the project
|Best Troll Moments from HWNDU. Over 1 million views on YouTube.|
The obscure Italo-disco 80s song, Shadilay was played to troll.
Some Trump supporters played "capture the flag", in which they removed the HWNDU flag and replaced it with a MAGA one.
Those who criticised LaBeouf were accused of antisemitism.
- Business Insider - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIe1SqskogA
- Internet Historian - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p4h3jwJob0&t=249s
- RT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkD4nxQ4WWA&t=203s
- Washington Post - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1HNDAaqCR8
- Joe Rogan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoBK1_ixiro&t=447s
- BBC - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_Z1_7iay3I&t=1s
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLnYxoDoToo YouTube