Zoe Mendelson

My Sessions

Emoji in/as Action ??

Main Stage

This presentation examines emoji in action through screenshots of real conversations ?. We will look at what makes emoji so useful: their ability to perform communicative gestures with more agility than language itself.

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Emoji as Pragmatic Semiotic Acrobats

Workshop Room

Subjectivity and arbitrariness is what lends emoji┬áso well to pragmatic communication. It’s this very quality that has been undermined by the new designs of OS-10, and is perhaps inherently unsustainable without becoming contrived.  

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