Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Simon Biggs

(Former employee or visitor)

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Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Available to supervise research students undertaking research projects involving interactive media in the creative arts, electronic literature and interdisciplinary arts.

Websites

http://www.littlepig.org.uk

http://www.eca.ac.uk/circle

http://www.elmcip.net/

http://www.movingtargets.org.uk/

http://www.designinaction.com/

Biography

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, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, Cornell, Paris8, Sorbonne and Bergen Universities, amongst others. Publications include Remediating the Social (2012), 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. He is chairing Remediating the Social in Edinburgh, November 1-3 2012, as part of the ELMCIP project http://www.elmcip.net/

Highlighted research outputs

  1. Remediating the Social

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  2. Bodytext

    Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

  3. reRead

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  4. New Media: the ‘First Word’ in Art?

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  5. Blowup

    Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

  6. Tower

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

  7. Publish and Die

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  8. Distributed Authorship and Creative Communities

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Make or Break

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  10. Utter

    Research output: Other contribution

  11. Oracle

    Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

  12. A New Life

    Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

  13. Authorship and Agency

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  14. Transculturation, transliteracy and generative poetics

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  15. The 'H' in HCI: Enhancing Perception of Interaction through the Performance

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  16. Twitter Chip

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Becoming Borg

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Research activities & awards

  1. 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  2. Multimodal Communication: Language, Performance and Digital Media

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  3. Remediating the Social

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

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Research projects

  1. Design in Action

    Project: Funded ProjectResearch

  2. Spirit award: moving targets

    Project: Funded ProjectResearch

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