Taking on the role of a hacker or trickster he looks to playfully intervene in the identity-generation process, operating as ‘other people’ and enacting ways to counter emergent institutional identity confirmation mechanisms. A quick Google search will, of course, reveal where he lives, works, what he looks like and information about other people with whom he shares his name.
- Artist (Gateshead)
Simon Farid is a visual artist interested in the relationship between administrative identity and the body it purports to codify and represent.
Co-Creation by Simon Farid:
Four CORNERS artists have been travelling around Europe together, meeting game players and learning about their games. They have recreated these games for you here, trying to bring the gaming culture along with them as well as the game itself.Read more