The internet has radically changed our handling of knowledge. How we process, prepare, store and transfer knowledge and its forms has altered substantially from earlier practices. At the same time, the possibilities of digital technology, besides having participatory elements, undergoes aestheticization which develops diverse guises of knowledge and new forms of aesthetic experience.
The catalog deals with contemporary knowledge culture via its most popular development, YouTube. Confronting this current phenomenon are forty-two important books, manuscripts and other works of the last two thousand years.
Editor: Frank-Thorsten Moll, Georg Ruppelt, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz Bibliothek, Maximilian Engelmann, kestnergesellschaft Hannover
Authors: Alexandra Lewandowski, Björn Schreier, Frank-Thorsten Moll, Georg Ruppelt, Heike Palm, Katharina Henkel, Maria Marten, Nina Otto, Paolo Brenni