Rhizome Review: The New Transparent – Image Tracer @ Gasworks (2008)

“The argument that things should be left open to improvement, and even personalization, by those with the know-how appeals to many of us. But where did the broader drive for “openness” come from? ”  Read more of Marisa Olsen on Rhizome

Review: Female Icons by Marisa Plumb for Furtherfield

“To me this project shows that thinking about appearance through networked definitions is more empowering than defining ourselves through the gaze that is upon us.”

Tracer Sketch

In preparation for Formatting Utopia, De Geuzen embarked on an off-shoot of the Image Tracer.  Using both search and sound, here is a video of our first sketch.


Made during the prelude to the US election 2008, the predictions are no longer applicable. But these searches do prove that history is continually re-invented in the present.

Formatting Utopia

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As a part of Formatting Utopia, a workshop and symposium at Paul Otlet’s Mundaneum, De Geuzen presented The Global Anxiety Monitor and the Tracer, a project made in collaboration with Tsila Hassine. View the documentation here.
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Mixed Sources


A cocktail of on-line, semi-offline and offline experiments as part of the Host project @ PZI.


A three month workshop with students from the Masters Media Design and Communication programme at the Piet Zwart Institute, which explored streaming broadcasts and online hospitality. The archived project wiki is here.

Geuzen @ DesignCamp

hoop.JPGIn the summer of 2007 De Geuzen gave a workshop in Minneapolis:
12 teenagers were asked to re-design their school uniforms.