Joana Moll

Artist and researcher.

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Joana Moll (Barcelona, 1982) is an artist and researcher living halfway between Berlin and Barcelona. She is a visiting guest lecturer at the University of Potsdam, at the Higher School of Art in Vic and Elisava.  Her work is a critical exploration of the way in which post-capitalist narratives affect the literacy of Machines, humans and ecosystems. Her main lines of research include the materiality of the Internet, surveillance, the analysis of social profiles and interfaces. She has presented, exhibited and published her work at different museums, art centres, universities, festivals and in publications all over the world such as such as Venice Biennale, MAXXI, MMOMA, CCCB, ZKM or the Ars Electronica. Her work has been featured on The Financial TimesDer SpiegelNational GeographicWired and Vice. Furthermore, she is co-founder of the research group Critical Interface Politics [], with its base at Hangar, and co-director of the Institute for the Advancement of Popular Automatisms []. The Dating Brokers featured on the CCCB in 2019, investigates the data-dealing business behind dating apps such as Tinder. In 2022, she returned to the CCCB with her installation “Inanimate Species” in which she reflects on the possible correlation of the ubiquity of microprocessors and loss of biodiversity. She recently presented her sound art installation “A Silent Opera for Anthropogenic Mass” at the transmediale festival for art and digital culture in Berlin.

Previous activities

Kosmopolis 19

Android Love

With Libby Heaney, Joana Moll and Núria Gómez Gabriel