Simone C. Niquille
Fellow of Het Nieuwe Instituut in 2016
Simone C. Niquille is a Swiss designer and researcher. Her practice Technoflesh investigates the representation of identity without a body, the digitisation of biomass and the increasingly omnipresent optic gaze of everyday objects. Niquille was part of the fellowship programme of Het Nieuwe Instituut from June until December 2016.
Simone C. Niquille received a BFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence USA in 2010 and graduated with a Masters in Visual Strategies from the Sandberg Institute Amsterdam in 2013. She has written a column on technology, body modification and privacy for Sang Bleu, is part of design research collective Space Caviar and Tutor at the Architectural Association London.
On Niquille's work during her fellowship at Het Niewue Instituut
Safety Measures, Work, Body, Leisure
Simone's work on display at the Dutch Pavilion, Architecture BIennale Venice, 2018, entitled Work, Body, Leisure. Below a link to the essay on this project.
The Body is a Battlefield
'Online data can produce a set of identifications that are more ‘you’ than the real ‘you’. Niquille was one of the speakers at this event, within the context of the exhibition The Life Fair. New Body Products.
A performative evening about the perceived identity of the moving body in today's networked space of outward appearance, at which Niquille gave a lecture about Gait Analysis.
A brief update on the research-in-progress of fellow Simone Niquille in September 2016, focusing on her work on The Contents
The Fragility of Life
Interview & film
A conversation between Femke Snelting, Jara Rocha and Simone Niquille in May 2017, following a screening of process material of Niquille’s film The Fragility of Life, launched online in July 2017.