Many thanks for having supported our work.

We would like to thank those who have collaborated with Tactical Tech since 2011 when the idea and first projects of Exposing the Invisible were born.

Our work would not have been made possible without our funders and all the people who have contributed.


Exposing the Invisible has been made possible thanks to the support of:

SIDAOAK Foundation Luminate Sigrid Rausing Trust

Film contributors

Episode 1: Our Currency is Information

Production and project coordination team:

Klaas Diersmann, Jakob Stark, Harry Connolly, John Edwards, Caroline Kraabel, Neil Metcalfe, Peter Lynch, Tim Cregg, Eva Blum-Dumontet.

Episode 2: From My Point of View

Production and project coordination team:

Klaas Diersmann, Mark Hopkinson, Eva Blum-Dumontet, Sebastian Voigt, Nicolai Wolf, Jakob Stark, Benjamin Bayer, Martin Fliri, Jawad Chaaban.

Special thanks also go to: Eliot and his family, Rajwat (and her wanting-to-stay-anonymous peers), Hagit and the Tactical Tech team for their support, Mansour and Kathrin Dietzel for letting us finish the project in her editing studio while working on the next film and giving a helping hand with annoying tasks like (very) last minute changes, transferring files, slow internet, broken hard drives...

And here is a selection of the projects and videos we featured:

  • Majoounideas, type and design (@maajoun)
  • Graffiti based on drawings by Jana Traboulsi
  • Photographs from Jerusalem municipality's classified archive for judicial enforcement of the planning and building law:Research and exhibition 2008-2010 Jerusalem
  • Footage of Bil in protests by David Reeb in 2007
  • Photographs of wall and house demolitions from the archive of from the Jerusalem Exposed exhibition (@activestills)
  • The DIY project in Jerusalem was created together with Jeff Warren and Shai Efrati, inspired by the work of Public Lab (@publiclab) and Mamuta Art and Media Center in Jerusalem.

Episode 3: Unseen War

Production and project coordination team:

Klaas Diersmann, Peter Emery, Mohammad Iftekhar Yezdani, Fahim Farid, Waqas Hassan, Ahson Sami, Kathrin Dietzel, Lucy Wallwork, Sebastian Voigt, Ralph Pinel, Donna Pinel Nicolai Wolf.

Subtitle translation: Abdullah Haidar (Arabic) and Sobia Ghazal from the Digital Rights Foundation (Urdu).

Special thanks go out to: Alice Ross, James Bridle, Noortje Marres, Sadaf Baig, Safdar Dawar, Taha Siddiqui, Bytes4All in Islamabad (especially Shahzad, Furhan and Faheem), the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, and Jamie Balliu for his nice studio.

And, a huge thanks to those who have volunteered to translate episodes of Exposing the Invisible:

  • Anas Qtiesh (Arabic)
  • Olga Nicolaeva (Russian)
  • Mariana Mas (Spanish)
  • Tin Geber (Croatian)
  • Furhan Hussain (Urdu)
  • Global Voices Lusofonia (Portuguese) and the power of the crowd!