The Glass Room – For the Press

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The Glass Room London, 2017

The Glass Room brings to life the hidden aspects of everyday technologies and provokes reflection on how we relate to the internet, privacy and the inner workings of the tech industry today.

  • Featured in over 50 top tier media outlets including Vice Motherboard, the New York Times, Teen Vogue, CNN and Channel 4 News.
  • Provides the ideal back drop for film and video based media.
  • Spokespeople from Tactical Tech are available for interview.

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In 2020, we released The Misinformation Edition, an eye catching, self learning installation on data and privacy.

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Quotes from the press

Privacy pop-up exhibit shows people in The Glass Room shouldn't throw phones – though they may well want to.

The Register — Glass Room San Francisco

The White Room opens up the black box of our daily technological environment, brings to light the links between Silicon Valley’s most successful start-ups and the military-industrial complex, and even uncover the Big Brother that hides behind the benevolent masks of some philanthropic initiatives.

We Make Money Not Art — White Room Berlin

Big Tech shattered in Glass Room art exhibit.

CNET — Glass Room San Francisco

I came away feeling that we should all make an effort to understand the new digital world we inhabit and take responsibility for our engagement with large digital companies whenever we can, otherwise we risk being seriously exploited in ways we don’t even imagine.

Tech Trends — Glass Room London

“Berlin-based NGO Tactical Tech injected the well-worn topic of “fake news” and social profiling with refreshing clarity in The Glass Room: Misinformation Edition.”


The Glass Room is hands-down the most creative, interesting, and effective exploration of issues around internet health I have ever seen.

Points — Glass Room New York

There’s something about seeing deleted web searches printed out in receipt form — a physical manifestation of virtual activity — that puts things in perspective.

East Bay Times — Glass Room San Francisco

A new art and technology exhibit in downtown San Francisco mimics perfectly the ubiquitous form of so many technology stores — though not their function.

San Francisco Chronicle — Glass Room San Francisco

Do we truly understand what part of our digital footprint is owned by these companies? That’s why the Glass Room, which just opened in central London, is important.

Mashable — london2017

I left the Glass Room invigorated by the ways artists are exploring the dark side of our digital footprint.

New York Times Magazine — london2017

Almost 200 students visited the exhibition and were introduced to the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data by a data protection expert.

Better Internet For Kids — Glass Room Experience Luxembourg

The Glass Room in the press