GLOBALE: Global Control and Censorship

ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

3 October - 1 May 2016


Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is part of the group exhibition GLOBALE: Global Control and Censorship opening at ZKM on 3 October 2015.


Knowledge is power. And power is possessed especially by whoever controls the flow of information. This applies particularly in digital culture, where all the information in the World Wide Web can be manipulated, uncontrolled. For a long time, a hope for new forms of democratic participation arose from the use of these digital instruments, but recently they have been misused as the ideal door opener for the surveillance of billions of people. Democratic states have long reserved the right to spy even on their »friends«, in all military, economic, and social aspects, and on all levels: governments, organizations, NGOs, and individual citizens are all under surveillance.


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October 3, 2015