Published in the 1975, Mexican/Dutch artist Ulises Carrións wrote “The New Art of Making Books”. In the chapter “What a book is” he was thinking about books not restricted to its formal properties but as a sequence of spaces and moments, essentially liberating its definition from its physical representation as a paper codex. For the Off the Press: Electronic Publishing in the Arts conference in Rotterdam, I transposed the text “What a book is” into an e-book using hotglue, a visual tool for creating websites directly in the web-browser.
Exhibition identity and typeface design based on Platform for Chaos typeface developed in 2007. I also made a zine called Tour de Squat that was a part of the exhibition about the story behind how and why I made this typeface.
Set in the near future, BENJI™ is a fictitious entity that journeys into the world of bio-information as a commodity and consequently envisions the prospects of genetic discrimination and the increasing personalisation of marketing strategies. Named after the child of Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google.com and Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andme.com (a privately held personal genomics and biotechnology company), Benji represents the ideological and economic union as historically practiced in royal political marriages and commonly witnessed in corporate mergers.