coded, i am (2015)

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Stéfy, coded, I am 2015. Experimental Photography, 24 x 36 inches. Katarokwi-Kingston, ON. (installation views: right at the Tett Centre, 2015; left at the Isabel Bader Centre, 2017) Photos by Chris Miner.

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Stéfy, coded, I am 2015. Experimental Photography, 24 x 36 inches. Katarokwi-Kingston, ON. (installation view:  Tett Centre) Photo by Chris Miner.

"coded, i am explores resistance and affect (...) coded, i am aims to resist surveillance technologies by embodying and physically engaging with these processes. Resistance begins by acknowledging, contending, and recognizing the implications surveillance tactics have on citizens. In this self-portrait, I am in the process of challenging surveillance technologies by literally embedding them onto my body. My body becomes a system and engine of information and revelation. More concretely, coded, i am illustrates surveillance as a bodily process, one that cannot separate itself from technology and metadata retrieval processes". (McKnight, 2018 in Drain Magazine)