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Order or download the game at staattaal.nl Photo by Sjoerd Knibbeler. -- PRESS Volkskrant - Voor taalvernieuwing: de Tweede Kamer - 12.03.15 (NL) Parool -...
In the current debate about privacy and safety there seems to be a default response in almost every discussion. Wheather you ask someone if they mind camera...
Code Red for Kyrgyzstan
In June 2013 the Russian parliament unanimously passed a federal law banning gay ‘propaganda’, including the rainbow flag. A year and a half later, lawmakers...
'An entity is something that exists in itself, actually or hypothetically. It need not be of material existence.'
Humanity in Action - 2013
For the third year in a row Humanity in Action (HIA) asked me to design a campaign that announces their upcoming summer course on diversity, minority issues,...
Nederland 1 t/m 8
In August 2013 I was asked to develope a new work for the fifth edition of Nuit Blanche, a cultural festival that lasts only one night. The main venue was de Oude...
To Russia With Love
2013 was Holland-Russia year, an official partnership between the two countries that included 'economic, cultural and societal activities'. One of these cultural...
Putin a rainbow
In june 2013 the Russian parliament passed a law that prohibits “gay propaganda”. This includes a ban on the rainbow, the symbol of the gay community. In...
Humanity in Action - 2012
The above series of posters announce Humanity in Action's educational summer program about racism and minority issues. With their summer courses Humanity in...
Rood Wit Blauw
I've always been fascinated by the function of symbols in keeping together nations and peoples. When I came across a document of the Dutch Norm Institute...
The Stardust Machine® grinds euro coins into dust in a matter of seconds. Any person can voluntairily turn their solid money into dust and wonder which of the...
commoncurrency.net shows a continuous feed of first person status updates by the world's most traded currencies. The website links to the individual Twitter...
Humanity in Action on Tour
Can a politician criticise a religion, or ban a piece of clothing? Can a civil servant refuse to marry two people of the same sex? Is there something as the...
Pier to Pier
In March 2012 the 2nd year students of the Design Department of the Sandberg Institute were invited to participate in the Toffie Pop Culture Festival in Cape...
The word 'free' promises us two things: it either means 'for free' or 'freedom'. With its double meaning, 'free' can range all the way from 'not having to pay',...
Lybia in Transition
'Untill October 20th 2011, this manifestation was the last remaining monochrome flag in the world. It was the Libyan flag under the rule of Moammar Gadaffi and it...
The Third Dimension
The Third Dimension - Polyester headscarf on wall The Islamic headscarf shows in all it’s clarity the complexity of symbols. While each religion and region...
End of Play - Alarm Symphony (Einde Voorstelling - Alarmsymfonie) was created in the summer of 2011 as a response to the disproportionate cuts on arts and...
Zing, vecht, huil, bid
As one of the initiating partners of SLASH/ART, De Appel Arts Centre offered one of their windows as an advertisement space for one of the entries on the SLASH/ART...
In september 2010, the Rutte I government announced severe budget cuts on arts and culture, along with other austerity measures. According to the secretary of...
All the wrong questions
In the weeks before the Provincial elections, SLASH/ART organized the campaign ‘Adopt an Election Billboard‘ asking people to adopt and adapt the giant...
Humanity in Action 2011
Humanity in Action develops international educational programs for university students and young professionals. They organize a yearly summer program where they...
Circle of Trust
Everything looks better in a circle. --- Circle of Trust 2011 Self Initiated project Digital images
An alphabet produced by the Dutch Google search enigine (images.google.nl) on January 1st 2010. These were all the top left images that appeared in the search...
SLASH/ART was formed October 2011 at the Sandberg Institute by Ruben Pater, Noor van Eekelen, Guido Giglio, Seungyong Moon and Stefan Schäfer as a response to...
Trots op Nederland
Before Geert Wilders, there was Rita Verdonk. Like Wilders she was once part of the Liberal Party (VVD) but decided to start her own 'movement' Trots op Nederland...
New Order is an exercise in changing or testing the authority of a (public) space. In Sarajevo I painted a house that would be taken down two weeks later. It wanted...
Tourisme in Twelve Parts
Tourisme in Twelve Parts is a book about a design project in the Balkans that I did with isme (Brigiet van den Berg, Kris Borgerink and me). In the summer of 2008...
Tourisme - Academie Galerie
In February 2009 we launched our book Tourisme in Twelve Parts at the Academie Galerie in Utrecht. We presented the book along with reproductions of the three...
Tourisme - A selective collective image of the Balkan
A Selective Collective Image of the Balkan is the result of an exhibition we (isme) held at Punt WG in Amsterdam. During the exhibition people could ask any...
In 2008 I quit my studies at the Utrecht School of Arts for a year to go on a three month trip to the Balkans with design collective isme (Brigiet van den Berg,...
All mobile phones now have the T9 function for text messaging. The T9 function (Text on 9 keys) makes text messaging easier by using a predictive dictionary. While...
The word ZONDE is the Dutch word for both ’sin’ and 'waste’, the first meaning referring to the seven sins, the theme of that year's Museum Night. Both as a...
HKU EGO EXPO
During our second year as graphic design students, the HKU asked us (Brigiet, Marleen, Kris, Marieke and me) to make a design for the for the HKU graduation show....
Metro True or False Edition
On April 5th, at 7AM I went to Utrecht Central Station with a group of friends to pick up 2.500 Metro Newspapers. On each paper we pasted a sticker that claimed...