Face Index stands for a personal collection, a directory of different portraits and also offers space for the artists and stories behind the works. An interplay of the portrait as image and text layer. The exhibition Face Index is a collaboration between the Sprengel Museum, Hanover and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Face Index understands the space of the exhibition as a space that is always characterized by information. By collecting and filing of information information and contexts the exhibition can be experienced haptically and aims at an intensive confrontation with the with the works. The concept works with the reward principle and has also after after the visit of the exhibition value, since the following sorting and organizing the and sorting, even after the exhibition with the works takes place.