Simon Biggs

Simon Biggs (born Adelaide, Australia 1957. UK since 1986) is a media artist, writer and curator with interests in digital poetics, auto-generative/interpretive (affective) systems, interactive and performative environments, interdisciplinary research and co-creation. His work has been widely presented, including at Tate Modern, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kettles Yard, Pompidou Centre, Academy de Kunste, Berlin Kulturforum, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Maxxi Rome, Macau Arts Museum, San Francisco Cameraworks, Walker Art Center and Art Gallery of New South Wales. He has been keynote at many conferences and lectured internationally, including ISEA, ePoetry, SLSA and FILE conferences and Cambridge, Brown, Newcastle, Cornell, Paris8, Sorbonne and Bergen Universities, amongst others.

Publications include Autopoeisis (with James Leach, 2004), Great Wall of China (1999), Halo (1998), Magnet (1997) and Book of Shadows (1996).

He is lead investigator on a number of major research projects and Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts, Edinburgh College of Art at the University of Edinburgh, where he directs the Masters by Research in Interdisciplinary Creative Practices and several PhD students.

 

Journal

Nr. 41: Distributed Authorship and Creative Communities