Simon Biggs

United Kingdom
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Simon Biggs is a visual artist born in Australia, 1957. He moved to the UK in 1986. Since 1978 Biggs has been working with digital and interactive systems in installation, networked and other media. Venues presenting his work include Tate Modern, Whitechapel, Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), Ikon (Birmingham), Centre de Georges Pompidou, Academy de Kunste and Kulturforum (Berlin), Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Macau Arts Museum, Cameraworks (San Francisco), Walker Art Center, Paco des Artes (Sao Paulo), Museo OI (Rio De Janeiro), McDougall Art Gallery (Christchurch), Experimental Art Foundation (Adelaide) and the Art Gallery of New South Wales. He has been keynote at numerous international conferences, most recently at Cornell University's 2010 annual Society for the Humanities Conference. Publications include Autopoeisis (with James Leach, Artwords, 2004), Halo (Film and Video Umbrella, 1998), Magnet (McDougall Art Gallery, 1997) and CD-ROM's Book of Shadows and Great Wall of China (Ellipsis, 1996 and 1999). He is Professor at Edinburgh College of Art. (author-submitted bio).

Works contributed to:

Work title Publication Type Year
Crosstalk Installation 2013
Tate Published on the Web (individual site) 2013

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Speech to text: between the real and the unreal Conference paper or presentation 2018
A Language Apparatus Conference panel or roundtable 2015
An Evolving Apparatus Article or chapter in a book Museu Vale 2013
Bodytext Article in an online journal ISEA International 2013
Hyperstitial Poetics of Network Media Article or chapter in a book 2013
Distributed Authorship and Creative Communities Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2012
Make or Break? Concerning the Value of Redundancy as a Creative Strategy Article or chapter in a book 2012
Remediating the Social introduction Conference paper or presentation, Exhibition Catalog 2012
The Creative Imperative Conference paper or presentation 2011
Authorship and agency in networked environments Conference paper or presentation 2010
Distributed Authorship and Creative Communities (conference paper) Conference paper or presentation 2010
Publish and Die: The Preservation of Digital Literature within the UK Article in a print journal Peter Lang, SPIEL (Siegener Periodicum zur Internationalen Empirischen Literaturwissenschaft) 2010
Auto/onto-poiesis Article or chapter in a book Oi Futuro 2008
Transculturation, transliteracy and generative poetics Conference paper or presentation 2008
Multimedia, Multiculturalism, Language and the Avantgarde Review 2007
Autopoiesis: novelty, meaning and value Book (monograph) - print Artwood Press 2004
Networks, Margins and Centres Article or chapter in a book 2003
On Navigation and Interactivity Other 1996
Speaking With The Other Article in a print journal 1994
The Sentient Sign Article in a print journal 1993

Events arranged:

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ELMCIP Conference on Remediating the Social Edinburgh 01.11.2012 Conference
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