Simone C. Niquille is a Swiss graphic designer and researcher. Her practice investigates networked optics, private spaces and facial economies. She is interested in the representation of identity without a body, the digitisation of biomass and the increasingly omnipresent optic gaze of everyday objects.
She once unsuccessfuly applied for a summer job as Goofy at Disneyland Paris. As a tween she got into photography and film and won the Swiss Youth Photo prize in 2004
. She received a BFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design [RISD]
in Providence USA in 2010 and graduated with a Masters in Visual Strategies from the Sandberg Institute Amsterdam
in 2013. Her logo designed for Microsoft KIN
while interning at Wolff Olins in 2009 had a cameo appearance on Gossip Girl's Season 3 finale
. She is part of design research collective Space Caviar
in Genova Italy, is scientific director of White Hole
exhibition space and writes a column on technology, body modification and privacy for Sang Bleu.
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