What will the world look like two decades from now? How will we work, live, love, learn in 2040? Digital technologies have changed our lives significantly in the last twenty years. With the looming rise of AI, virtual reality and data ubiquity it seems evident that the biggest changes still lie ahead of us. What will be next?
twentyforty – Utopias for a Digital Society
2 – 15 July 2020
Haus der Statistik, Karl-Marx-Allee 1, 10178 Berlin
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
The twentyforty exhibition explores the digital utopias of thirteen visionary researchers from different fields of expertise. Beyond the stories themselves the exhibition features audio-visual experiments in science communication and knowledge transfer. Visitors will be invited to dive into future visions of the digital society based on the expertise of the thirteen scientists and engage with pressing questions about our lives twenty years from now.
Visiting the exhibition is free of charge. Registration for one of the time slots is highly recommended. To register or to find out more about the conditions of your visit due to COVID-19, please check our website.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
“twentyforty” is an anthology, consisting of thirteen visionary stories written by researchers in various disciplines, addressing the opportunities and challenges that digital technologies present for our future society in 2040. It started as an essay competition and is an exceptional experiment in science communication. In addition to the anthology, other formats have emerged in the context of twentyforty. The website features the anthology to be downloaded free of charge via Open Access as well as background information on the texts and discursive resources.
ABOUT THE LOCATION
The exhibition takes place as a „pioneer project“ at Haus der Statistik which is coordinated by five co-operation partners (Koop5) from civil society and administration.
Photography © Niels Koennig