Forthcoming publication of book chapter:
Reading Big Data as a Heterogeneous Subject, in Big Data (ed. Natasha Lushetich), London: Routledge.Forthcoming publication of Spectra 2018 conference proceedings in Leonardo Journal:
Selected Spectra 2018 conference proceedings published in Leonardo Journal Edited by Simon Biggs and Vicki Sowry, Cambridge (Mass): MIT Press.October 10-12
Live dance performance of machine-learning based interactive installation Double Agent: an augmented performance environment including full body motion tracking.Opening August 29-October 6
Inclusion of the work Dark Matter in an exhibition of language-based artworks by 60 international artists.June 2019
Can we measure the intrinsic value of the creative arts for research assessment. NITRO 21, June 2019, Melbourne, AustraliaJune 2019
Exiting the Comfort Zone: From Algorithm to Interaction in the Early Work of Simon Biggs. Leonardo Journal Volume 53 Issue 3, MIT Journals. Cambridge: MassMay 2019
Image from the work 'Manifolds' is featured on the front cover of Australian creative writing journal Writing from Below.March 12-June 9
Writing from Below"
An exhibition which includes historical web-based art projects Great Wall of China and Babel, available on the artist's website.February 2019
Book publication: Ravetto-Biagioli, Kriss. Digital Uncanny. Oxford: Oxford University Press.January 4-7
Presentation of paper 'Dancer in the Machine', co-authored with Mark McDonnell, Samya Bagchi and Sue Hawksley, addressing the question of collaborative creativity in human-computer assemblages.2018
Spectra. Museum of Discovery, Adelaide, Australia.
Conference chair of an event on art and science collaborations across disciplines, organised by the Australian Network for Art and Technology.October 5-6
Keynote presentation at a conference discussing distributed authorship across disciplines.August 13-17
Presentation of paper, and demonstration of prototype Hololens application 'Mnemo', engaging augmented reality as memory theatre. Mnemo employs speech to text and context aware gaze recognition to allow multiple wearers of Hololens units to collaboratively annotate their shared environment.July 8-13
As part of the selected program for the 2nd Joint Congress of Dance and the Child International and the 2018 World Dance Alliance Global Education and Training Network conference the interactive installation Double Agent will be presented as a dance performance and associated seminar. The work incorporates machine learning, three dimensional full body interactivity and live performance and will be performed in situ at the Museum of Discovery as part of the conference program.May 10-October 2018
Premiere of a new interactive installation incorporating advanced machine learning of human movement and featuring live dance performance at the opening of Adelaide's new Museum of Discovery.May 7-8
Presentation of invited keynote paper on big data, iridescence and heteroptics.April 20-21
Presentation of paper, and demonstration of prototype Hololens application, engaging augmented reality as memory theatre, at a conference on virtual and emerging spatial and topographical models.April 14
An opportunity to see a preview of new installation Double Agent as part of the Art Gallery of South Australia's evening NEO program for youth engagement with the arts.March 26
Presentation on recent creative work and research.February 16
Panel chair for a conference on the digital humanities across disciplines.