‘Bare Codes’ is a project executed in year 2011. At this time the Unique Identity (UID) code of twelve digit numbers was to be assigned to each native of India. Already in the present digital age people are subjected to scrutiny of varies levels to authenticate their individual being. In such a scenario, these codes amplify and amputate the core identity i.e. the people themselves and replaced with the code which further is transformed into a graphic for the purpose of validation by a computerized system. The effect of this techno-political change effects lives of 1.25 million people indirectly and directly both. The visuals are structured yet abstract forms made out of interpreting the actual name of the people into a code using a digital program and a photograph.