Digital Citizen: The Precarious Subject at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, 25 January–16 June 2019, free entry
Digital Citizen: The Precarious Subject at BALTIC in Newcastle draws on the imagination of contemporary artists to inspire a conversation on ideas of citizenship in the digital age. We are said to live in the era of ‘fake news’ – online propaganda which significantly endangers democracy. Sophisticated AI and CGI technologies have irreversibly blurred the distinction between reality and simulation. We voluntarily subject ourselves to constant surveillance of our online presence, while enjoying the apparent anonymity which grants us the illusion of freedom and encourages the upsurge of internet trolling.