The Climoji are designed to distill some of the causes and effects of climate change into tiny, potent icons. As emoji, these conversational tools enter the digital social space where online and smartphone users might encounter them with the same regularity as smiley faces and high-heeled shoes.
Emoji are used to annotate feelings and to short-hand communication. Climoji serve as signifiers to amplify climate change and as a new signs with which to express despair, hope, and solidarity.
Team: Marina Zurkow, Viniyata Pany, Richard Lapham.