The Internet

4 November 2020

Early utopias, which went hand in hand with the invention of the Internet, dreamed of worldwide and hierarchy-free communication possibilities, political participation and far-reaching democratization. In view of the increase in hatspeech, fake news and surveillance online, this euphoria is overturning and nowadays rather negative ideas dominate the discourse, as our exhibition “From Luther to Twitter. Media and the Public Sphere” shows.