Higgins , Saoirse
Department of Art and Design
School / Functional Area:
School of Creative Arts
Contact Telephone Number:
+353 1 2394600
Saoirse (dot) higgins (at) iadt (dot) ie
B.desInd.Design NCAD MA Interactive media RCA MSc media arts and sciences, MIT Member Faces-women in digital media Member EFAH (European Federation of Arts and Heritage) Member IFACCA (International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies) ACM Siggraph International artist representative VAI. Advisory board IMOCA http://imoca.ie
Area of Expertise:
e-mobile art lab collaborative project.
Professional Practice Interests:
ISEA executive committee member
Panel chair ‘ citizenship and contested spaces’ ISEA 09. http://www.isea2009.org
May 2009: Thessaloniki biennale. http://www.thessalonikibiennale.gr
2008: 404 festival, Trieste, Italy
2007: DEAF festival: ‘Public Service Broadcast’ micro-local broadcast. www.deafireland.com
2006: Space Shuttle project, Donegall Pass, Belfast.
A series of events re-affirming community identity post-conflict. Curated by Peter Muschler, PS2
‘Better than the real thing’ Four, Dublin, Ireland, June – August, Curated by Regina Gleeson http://www.culturalfishing.net/realthing.html
Disonancias, La Tabacalera, Centre for Contemporary Culture, San Sebastian
Presented Centre for Contemporary Culture, Barcelona,
Darklight tour-Irish video artist, Curated by Darklight director Nicky Gogan. VAC, Melbourne, Australia, May 31st – June 23rd
‘Sample’ show. Public Service Announcement ‘glocal’ radio PS2, Belfast, 16th March – 1st April
‘The Studio Visit’ Exit Art, New York. January – March
2005: Traffic, Exit Art, New York, Steal my Idea, De Balie Centre for culture and politics, Amsterdam. Out of Conflict, LeRoy Neiman gallery, Columbia University, New York.
2004: Terrorvision, Exit Art, New York
2003: Montreal New Media Festival, SAT, Boston Cyberarts Festival, Compton Gallery, MIT, Boston.
2002: Sentient Cogs, Guinness Storehouse 5th Gallery. Atlantic Cultural Space, New Brunswick, Canada. Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, Dundee, Scotland.
2001: Marks of Omission, Arthouse, Dublin.
2000: The Other Gallery, Banff, Canada.Transmediale, Berlin.
1998: Touchware, SIGGRAPH art gallery.
2008: e-mobilart lab,Athens-Rovienemi-Vienna.
2006: Disonancias, Basque country, Spain. (www.disonancias.com)
2003: Location1 Gallery, New York.
2001: Arthouse, Centre for Digital Art, Dublin, Ireland.
2000: Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada.