Jacob Appelbaum

b. 1983, US

Jacob Appelbaum is a post national independent computer security researcher, journalist and photographer. He is a core member of the Tor project, a free software network designed to provide online anonymity. He also trains interested parties globally on how to effectively use and contribute to the Tor network, enabling people to have agency, informing, researching and writing about surveillance and privacy.


Selected Exhibitions

  • Electronic Superhighway, Whitechapel Gallery, London - UK 2016
  • Nervous Systems, Quantified Life and the Social Question, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin - Germany, 2016
  • The Black Chamber, Škuc Gallery,  Ljubljana - Slovenia, 2016
  • SAMIZDATA: Dokaz zarote, Aksioma, Ljubljana - Slovenia, 2016
  • Autonomy Cube: Trevor Paglen and Jacob Appelbaum, Edith-Russ-Haus - Germany, 2015
  • Art In The Age Of...Asymmetrical Warfare, Witte de With Contemporary Art, Rotterdam - Netherlands, 2015 
  • SAMIZDATA Evidence of Conspiracy, NOME, Berlin - Germany, 2015 
  • Really Useful Knowledge, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid - Spain, 2014 



Exhibitions at Nome

Artist's artworks