The Glass Room is a public intervention that provides an interactive, fun, and challenging experience, bringing to life the most pressing challenges facing people and the tech industry today. As technology reaches a global scale and becomes embedded in every part of our lives and our environments, The Glass Room examines its impacts and helps visitors explore practical solutions to mitigate them.
The Glass Room was originally conceived and produced in the context of the exhibition “Nervous Systems” with support from Haus der Kulturen der Welt in the framework of “100 Years of Now” and is based on an original concept developed by Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski, shown in March-May 2016 at the HKW in Berlin, Germany.
Tactical Tech is a Berlin-based, international NGO that explores and mitigates the impact of digital technologies on society. Their mission is to give people the resources they need to make sustainable change in their digital lives, encouraging online privacy, autonomy, and a creative use of technology. Tactical Tech launched The Glass Room project in 2016 to address a growing public awareness around data and privacy, subsequently reaching over 352,000 people in 61 countries and generating a global conversation about the impact of big data.
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Exhibitions & Events
The Glass Room comes in various formats from large-scale exhibitions, like those in Berlin, New York, London and San Francisco, to a portable version that can be set up by libraries, schools, festivals and exhibitions around the world.
To see where else you can find The Glass Room, visit our Events page.
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 The Glass Room is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International license.
Data Use Policy
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