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Simon Biggs "Interactive Creative Practices"

When May 14, 2013
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where SS&H 1246 (Map: http://tinyurl.com/1246ssh)
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Please join the Technocultural Studies Department, the Center for Science and Innovation Studies and the Program in Science and Technology Studies for a talk on interactive media art by Simon Biggs (media artist, writer and curator).

Lunch provided. Please RSVP:http://tinyurl.com/SimonBiggsMay14

Bio: 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, Tate Liverpool, Tate Britain, Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, Kettles Yard Cambridge, Centre Pompidou Paris, Academy de Kunste Berlin, Berlin Kulturforum, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Kunsthalle Bergen, Maxxi Rome, Macau Arts Museum, Oi Futuro Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco Cameraworks, Walker Art Center Minneapolis and the Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney. He has been keynote at many conferences and lectured internationally, including the International Symposium on Electronic Arts, ePoetry, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, Electronic Literature Organisation and Festival International Literature Electronica Sao Paulo conferences and at Cambridge, Brown, Newcastle, Cornell, UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara, Paris8, Sorbonne and Bergen Universities, amongst others. Publications include Remediating the Social(2012, editor), 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 international research projects and Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, where he directs the Research MSc in Interdisciplinary Creative Practices and supervises several PhD students. http://www.littlepig.org.uk

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