Exhibition: Online Sharing in Extreme Circumstances

An exhibition exploring the online relationships and behaviour of people affected by extreme circumstances is now on display at Lincoln Drill Hall.

The exhibition, which features a series of portrait photographs and thought-provoking statements is part of a wider research project called ‘A Shared Space and a Space for Sharing’.

The project explores what information people choose to share online when they find themselves in difficult and dangerous circumstances, such as natural disasters, life-threatening illness and illicit drug use. It considers what this teaches us about how trust and empathy are established and maintained in online relationships, and how sharing, trust and empathy work in the offline world.

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