(pronounced See-er-sssha. It means ‘freedom’in Gaelic)

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Mechanism no. 1: War :: Saiorse Higgins, with Simon Schiessl (July 9-August 2, 2003)

Doom Machine doom monitor :: Saiorse Higgins (Feb 2003-November 2005)

[ you’ll never be the same after this, you were never the same after that] ::
online-offline performance looking at the pull and push of time through Beckett

contact address > 70 Pacific Street,# 313, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
languages > English, Spanish, Gaelic EDUCATION
Bachelor of Product Design (Hons), NCAD Dublin (1987)
Masters Interactive Multimedia MA IMM, Royal College of Art, London (1995)

Research assistant – Media Lab, MIT,
Computing Culture group, advisor- Chris Csikszentmihalyi

Lecturer Interactive Media, University of Dundee, Scotland.
September 2001-August 2002
Artist in residence, Arthouse Centre for Digital Art, Dublin, Ireland.
(residence award – Arts Council of Ireland) February 2001 – August 2001
Artist in Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada.
(Discovery residency Oct-Dec 2000 – Travel Award, Arts Council of Ireland)

‘Sentient Cogs’ group show, Guinness Storehouse 5h Gallery
August 3rd – September 15th 2002
(University of Dundee Arts committee grant)

Online-offline Interactive performance, Atlantic cultural space, Moncton,
New Brunswick, Canada.
May 23rd- 26th 2002
(Arts Council of Ireland Travel Grant)

Online-offline performance – Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, Dundee, Scotland.
May 10th – 12th 2002

Webgallery – International Day of Time Specific Art : Feb 20th 2002 showing August 02
Online exhibition ‘r>emote’Marks of Omission exhibition, Arthouse,
Dublin – Sept-Oct 01

Joint exhibition with Inge Van Doorslaar- The other Gallery, Banff, Canada.
Nov 00
interactive 3D projection onto porcelain dishes

Group exhibition 3D animated projection onto fossil rock ‘Inside_out’The Other Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, Nov 00
(Arts Council of Ireland Travel grant)

Selected for interactive art gallery exhibition ‘Transmediale 2000’
Berlin, Feb 2000

Selected for exhibition in SIGGRAPH art gallery ‘Touchware’- July 98
‘Streaming’ interactive installation
(Arts Council of Ireland Arts Flight grant)

Exhibition at Arthouse Multimedia Centre – Dublin June 98
‘image to sound’ 1.0
Participator in ‘Globalbody’ Opening event of ZKM digital Museum – Karlsruhe, Germany Oct 97
Shortlisted for ICC BIENNALE New Media Exhibition – Tokyo Sept 97

‘Streaming’ interactive installation
Exhibition for opening of ArtHouse Multimedia Centre – Dublin June 96

‘Stardogged Moon’ interactive installation Exhibited at SAGA Contemporary Art Exhibition – Paris, April 96

First digital interactive installation piece to be shown at SAGA.

Selected for exhibition at Milia ’96 Multimedia Exhibition –
‘Stardogged Moon’ interactive installation
New Talent Pavilion – Cannes, Feb 96
(Arts Council of Ireland grant)

Winner of Adobe Innovative Interface design award Circuit show –
Royal College of Art 1995 (Major project on MAIMM course)

Editor for New Media Notes online magazine for digital arts,
Art Bulletin printed magazine ( from April/May 2000 – June 2002)

Interview with Wired magazine ‘Sentient Cogs’ show Nov 2002

Report on Whitney Biennale exhibition New York, New Media Notes, April 2002

Interview Sara Diamond, director of digital arts, Banff Centre for the Arts

New Media Notes online magazine, Art Bulletin magazine, June/July 01

Interview with Melinda Rackham, new media artist and Leonardo prize winner

New Media Notes online magazine for digital arts,

Art Bulletin printed magazine, April/May 01

Banff residency New Media Notes online magazine for digital arts,

Art Bulletin printed magazine, November 00

Transmediale and new media today New Media Notes online magazine,
Art Bulletin magazine, April 00 :: http://www.artistsireland.com/nmn/

Interview with Diane Gromala, chair Siggraph 2000 – New Media Notes online magazine, Art Bulletin magazine :: http://www.artistsireland.com/nmn/articles/Diane00_1.html

Artists report Siggraph 98 – New Media Notes online art magazine :: www.artistsireland.com/nmn/pdf/oct0198.pdf

Member of the organising committee Art Gallery, New Orleans, Siggraph, August 00 responsible for the interactive installation artists exhibits and discussions.

Faces international organization for women engaged in digital media :: http://faces.vis-med.ac.at
Collision Artists Collective, Boston, 2003 :: http://www.ai.mit.edu/~jrb/cc/