Churchix, a facial-recognition software used to measure attendance at events, and a multi-volume encyclopaedia containing 4.7m genuine LinkedIn passwords that were leaked following a major data hack in 2012 are among the artworks on display.
Developed by the free-software community Mozilla, which carries the tagline ‘internet for people, not profit’, and curated by the TTC, the exhibition poses the question: ‘Would you recognise your data?’
Guests can have their online lives assessed by an InGenious at the Data Detox Bar who offers advice on how to better monitor their privacy and data online, and provides a Data Detox kit.
The lines between the physical and digital worlds are increasingly blurred. Platforms and artists such as The Glass Room and Pamm Hong are helping consumers to better understand and address their online behaviour.