design + research practice
of Simone C. Niquille.

Technoflesh! Not cyborgs, just
humans & technology. Encrypted
bodies, facial economies, networked
optics and private spaces.


— work

Here Be Faces

FaceValue Part 2: after DeepFace and Optic Nerve. Facial copyright, Identity Luxury and Piracy 4 Privacy.

◻ The Chess Sickness ◼

Visual Piece for Rene Hell's single The Chess Sickness. Exploring emotional machine vision through a Google maps satellite view fly-over of aerial photo calibration targets.


2014 & 2013 Realface Glamouflage store.

Sonic Chatroulette

Remix Holly Herndon's single CHORUS in real-time with strangers. In collaboration with Adam Harvey, DISmagazine #snoopchorus

FaceValue Accessories

Facial versatility enhancing future concepts

Realface Glamouflage

Tshirts to fool face detection algo.
Celebrity look-a-likes and Facebay PowerFaces


Take a face, leave a face. Piracy 4 Privacy
Database for new face options


Hi! Bye! Collection of self-broadcast YT videos.


Garment Practice, in collab with C.Lee
→FW13 Presentation: CCTV 1, CCTV 2
Meet-up of C + J in NYC and S behind a monitor in AMS, recorded via publicly accessible webcam and screen capture.

MoodNYC x s-c-n

Aerial vision obfuscating hat print & wood photo on wood print.
Hat + Skateboard design for NY based MoodNYC. →Promo

— txt

Technoflesh! for Sang Bleu
Technoflesh is a monthly column for Sang Bleu, about technology and/with/on the body, investigating how body modification, as a form of self expression performed on the body, influences modes of 21st century surveillance and biometric identification.

The (human) face's value in a time of rapidly mutating standards and techno norms

— exhibitions

July 2014
Never cargo terminal... - Smart Objects, Los Angeles
curated by Lucy Chinen

May 2014
Chaumont Graphic Design Festival - Chaumont, France

April 2014
Unmasking the Network - A Simple Collective, San Fransisco
curated by Ben Valentine

The Future of DIY Activism - Delay Sam, Moscow
curated by Alain Bieber

September 2013
Todays Art Festival - Den Haag, The Netherlands

June 2013
Graduation Show Sandberg Instituut - Toren Overhoeks, Amsterdam
curated by Agata Jaworska

October 2012
Vote Back! Stem Terug! - De Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam

January 2012
Transitions - NIMK, Amsterdam
curated by Emile Zile & Theus Zwakhals

— talks

June 2014
Fear of Missing Out - Design Miami Basel, Basel

May 2014
"Inner Market: Youhoo!", DEAF Biennale 2014: The Progress Trap - Rotterdam (+workshop)

November 2013
Where is your face today? - Hotel Droog, Amsterdam

— press

The Future of Social Media - Interview for Art21 Future Issue
Le Nouvel Age du Camouflage - La Liberation
Drone: Speculative Fiction in the Age of the Drone - Fabrica
Sonic Chatroulette - BetaBeat, NY Observer
FaceValue (edited) - Graphite Journal Issue 5: 'Networks', Hammer Museum LA
Sonic Chatroulette - New Museum, First Look
FaceValue & Realface Glamouflage — Etapes Magazine #218: Fiction & Anticipation
Interview with HH, AH, SCN — DISmagazine
Thwart facebook auto tagging — Wired
FaceValue — DISmagazine
Avoid facial detection algo — The Atlantic
Facebook fooling Tshirts — BoingBoing
FaceValue — Ofluxo
Realface Glamouflage — The Verge

2014 s-c-n