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ID Series

I am disturbed by the ways in which our contemporary information society reduces being to a series of numbers, passwords and statistics.
The research for this body of work involved accessing individuals’ private information, such as date of birth, credit card numbers and so on. In order to protect the privacy of this information, some numbers were randomly transposed. The representation of this private information in the public context of an exhibited art object creates a tension that while drawing on the historical practice of portraiture also refers to the digital potential for multiple identities, identity theft, artist as thief and viewer as thief..