In Yevgeny Zamyatin’s 1921 dystopian world of WE, the world is not populated by individuals but by anonymous he-Numbers and she-Numbers. In today’s world, we seem to be shifting further and further away from such anonymity with the increase in surveillance, and the adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

Working in the darkroom with found archives of studio negatives, I contemplate the physical and digital legacy each of us will leave.