|The boundaries between the private and public spheres are constantly shifting. What seems different to previous shifts in balance, however, is that change nowadays seems mostly technologically induced. This started with the gramophone and continued with the walkman. The power of technology to alter our understanding of the inside/outside dichotomy has now reached its astonishing peak. The digitalBIEDERMEIER event aims to focus on the questions which come to mind when we think of public surveillance, Evernet and media cocooning.
Watch this space in the near future for some background thoughts and resources on this subject.