ARTWORK

Moll Joanna

Spain

Joana Moll is a Spanish artist who explores the impact of technology on social behavior and on the ecosystems. She holds a Master's degree in Digital Arts from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a BA in Visual Arts from the Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona. Joana Moll is actively collaborating with Sauti ya wakulima project, URGEURGE.net, Festival LEM and Arttextum. She is also a member of the Scientific and Artistic Committee of the Antiatlas des Frontieres. She has lectured, performed and exhibited her work internationally in venues such as MAXXI in Rome, The New School in New York City, The British Computer Society in London, Arts Santa Monica in Barcelona and the OI Futuro Gallery in Rio de Janeiro. Her work is at the intersection between art, technology and society.

CO2GLE

2015Web Art
CO2GLE is a real-time, net-based installation that displays the amount of CO2 emitted on each second thanks to the global visits to Google.com. 40% of the Internetís total carbon footprint may be attributed to the design of a web site. According to recent studies, Internet is responsible for the 2% of CO2 of global emissions, more than the aviation industry. On average, the production of 1 kWh emits 544 gr. of CO2. It takes 13 kWh to transmit 1GB of information, the equivalent of 7,07 kg. of CO2. Google.com is the most visited website on the Internet and weights nearly 2MB. The site processes an approximate average of 47000 requests every second, which represents an estimated amount of 500 kg of CO2 emissions per second.


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