Colombia is a country that appears recurrently in the top of users in social networks. In 2030 there will be an estimated 125 billions of connected devices in the world - 14 per person. Will all these new technologies make our lives more efficient, healthy and safe? How does our online life influence the way we perceive our environment? What opportunities does emerge and - above all - what does it mean to coexist with smart devices?
The Glass Room Bogotá is a curatorial project composed of an Exhibition on Data & Privacy, a mobile privacy workshop and a Noise performance. Within the framework of the Glass Room Experience, previously presented in multiple cities around the world; this is the first time that this exhibition performs outside the Global North.
In The Glass Room local, national and international artists, researchers, designers, hackers and enthusiasts meet to explore our digital life and the effects of hyperconnectivity.
This edition of The Glass Room Bogotá features research by Andrei Warren, Catalina Gómez Álvarez, Gabriel Zea, HACKBO, Juan Pablo García Sossa, Juan Pablo Pacheco, Julián Dupont, Keiichi Matsuda, Martín Nadal and Sergio Mantilla.
The Glass Room is an initiated project by Tactical Tech, an organization studying critical approaches to new technologies. It takes place at Estación Terrena, a space for art, technology and research in the heart of the electronic area in Bogotá, at the 9th Avenue between the 19th and 24th street.