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This is 2010

Nine times a day, this online application pulls an array of photographs out of twitter messages and creates a randomly styled image out of them. These small, pixelated images are then displayed in an ever growing collection website.

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Expressing antagonism

A line of reseach consisting of a series of posters. The posters are designed in a narrative, illustrative manner, to avoid the usual leftist designs depicting either the victims or the ‘bad guys’ of a certain practice.

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Tools for online activism

Designs of the radical left are firmly rooted in the 1970s and 1980s: fists, stars and flags, silk-screened in black and red. In this line of research on the visual language of the radical left, I try to develop expressions of radical, solidary, antagonistic culture based on common values like DIY, grassroots, multipliable, and driven by the most democratized technology, i.e. computers and the internet. A first result is a concept for an online application, that enables users to create an image by uploading photographs, entering texts and backgrounds and setting levels of interaction and intensity. The resulting image can be used online (background or image) or offline (poster or flyer.