Post-digital Intimacy

National Gallery Prague - Trade Fair Palace DukelskΓ½ch HrdinΕ― 47, Praha

The touchscreen is what we hold in our hand most often and usually the first thing we reach for right after waking up. Technology and intimacy, two traditionally antithetical areas, are nowadays interconnected, both having transformed each other. In the everyday, technology has infiltrated our privacy. It has become the object of our notion and desire, our interlocutor and crutch, but also a dangerous confidant.The exhibition deals with how, after a virtual experience, further emphasized by a pandemic situation, the concept of our privacy and intimacy has changed and what effect it has on our close relationships. Through the work of nine young artists, it questions whether further development is bound for the likes of dystopian sci-fi or whether …

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