4004 - Joana Moll
On the Media Wall from 1 August
As part of Imagin(in)g Networks, this new project links the production of the first commercial microprocessor in 1971 with the geometrical explosion of techno-capitalism and the acceleration of climate change.
Joana Moll is a Barcelona/Berlin-based artist and researcher. Her work critically explores the way technocapitalist narratives affect the alphabetization of machines, humans, and ecosystems. Her main research topics include Internet geopolitics, data materiality, surveillance, techno colonialism, online tracking, social profiling, and interfaces. She has presented her work in renowned institutions, museums, universities and festivals around the world such as Venice Biennale, MAXXI, MMOMA, Laboral, CCCB, ZKM, Ars Electronica, Bozar, HeK, Photographer’s Gallery, Science Gallery, Korean Cultural Foundation Center, Chronus Art Center, University of Cambridge, Goldsmiths University of London, New York University, Georgetown University, University of Illinois, Aarhus University, Rutgers University, Concordia University, ETH Zürich, École d'Art d'Aix en Provence, British Computer, Society, The New School, CPDP, Transmediale, FILE and ISEA among many others. Her work has been featured on The Financial Times, Der Spiegel, National Geographic, Quartz, Wired, Vice, The New Inquiry, Netzpolitk, El Mundo, O’Globo, La Reppublica, Fast Company, NBC or MIT Press. She is the co-founder and director of Critical Interface Politics Research Group at HANGAR and currently a visiting lecturer at Escola Superior d'Art de Vic (ES), Escola Elisava (ES), and Universität Potsdam (DE).