The Department of Digital + Media
Rhode Island School of Design

D+M Visiting Artist Series: Betsey Biggs

Betsey Biggs is a composer and interdisciplinary artist working with music, sound, video, interactivity, installation and performance. Her work aims to expose the beautiful in the mundane, to actively engage the audience, and to transform the city into a creative interface through psychogeographic practice. Recent projects include a theatrical work with flutist and performer Margaret Lancaster, an outdoor mixer powered by people’s shadows and a series of downloadable soundtracks meant for walkers to engage with their surroundings. Betsey recently received her Ph.D. at Princeton University, writing about public sound art, and is currently a Cogut Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Music in Music at Brown University.