Chloe Higginbotham

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chloehiggs@gmail.com

thechloehiggs.com

108 Highland AVE

Buffalo, NY 14222


EDUCATION

2013-2016

Masters of Fine Arts in Media Arts Production

Experience Based Installation and Performance

Department of Media Study

The University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

2007-2011

Bachelor of the Arts degree in Liberal Arts

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Concentration: Children's Media and Race and Gender Representations

in Children's Media


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2017

Curriculum Development and Documentation Organization, Cultural Narratives Advisory, Lafayette International High School with Just Buffalo Literary Center,

Buffalo NY         

2016

Research Assistant, Project pARTicIP-ATE, Department of Communicative

Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, Summer        


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2014-2016

Teaching Assistantship

Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Courses Taught:

DMS 212: Art in the Age of the Internet: Net Art and the Influences of Social Media, Summer 2016

DMS 213: Immigration and Film: Race, Gender, Class and Culture in Media

Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2016

DMS 603: PLASMA: Performances, Lectures, and Screenings in Media Art

Spring 2015

DMS 212: Selfies and Statuses: The Mediated Self and Online Identity

Winter, 2015        

2015

Instructor at Art, Robots, & Technology for Youth (ARTY)

Technē Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies

Canisius College, Buffalo, NY

Instructor for TechArts for Girls

Squeaky Wheel Media Arts Center, Buffalo NY

2013-2014      

Media Literacy Specialist, Grades 5-12

The Park School of Buffalo, Snyder, NY

2012-2013    

Instructor at North Star: Self-Directed Learning for Teens

Course: Critical Media Collective, Hadley, MA

2011                

Teaching Assistant- Teaching Art to Children

Hampshire College, Spring Semester

2010                

KIDSPACE Gallery Intern, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

(MASS MoCA), North Adams, MA, Summer

                Teaching Assistant- Storytelling As Performance

Hampshire College, Spring Semester

2009        

School Programs Intern, Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMoM),

                New York, NY, Summer

2008                

Education Department Intern, Adventure Stage Children's Theater

Chicago, IL, Summer


GRANTS, ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS

2016

Techne Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies Master’s Thesis Fund Grant

Recipient

2014-2016         

Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Media Study, University of Buffalo

2014                 

Graduate Student Association Senator for the Department of Media Study, University of Buffalo

2011                

Design, Art and Technology (DART) Grant Recipient, Hampshire College


PUBLICATIONS, CONFERENCES, PRESENTATIONS

 

2018

“Memes in the Age of the Ideological State Apparatus: Trump’s America,”

2nd International Media Literacy Symposium

Lisbon, Portugal, April 2018 (presentation accepted)

2017

        Project pARTicIP-ATE Poster Presentation accepted

American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Los Angeles, CA

Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo

2016

Presenter with Project pARTicIP-ATE

Designing Enabling Economies and Policies (DEEP) Conference

Inclusive Design Program, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada

2015

Beau Flux or Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo”, Exhibition Catalogue Essay

Global Snapshot: Exhibitions, Explorations, Experimentations

La Panacée Center of Contemporary Culture in Montpellier, France

2014

Organizer and co-host of Hear and Know Showcase

Pecha Kucha Style Presentations

Squeaky Wheel Media, Buffalo NY

        Digital Death/Digital Afterlife Preparation Guidelines and Suggestions

        Published in Burnt Media: Carmel Obscura

2014 Tempus Fugit Exhibition Publication

Department of Media Study

2013         

Presenter in H&N Showcase, Pecha Kucha Style Presentations,

Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo NY

AMERICAN BEAUTY with artist statement featured in CLUSTER MAG-Issue 3: Not-Men

Online and PDF publication May, 2013

2012                

Featured Staff in The Liberated Learner

Biannual publication from North Star: Self-Directed Learning Center for Teens

December, 2012


TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS

2017-Ongoing

Intensive training in voice acting for technology and AI with artist Antonia Silveri, All Coast Talent Agency Buffalo, NY/National/International Clientele

2013                

Participant in weeklong workshop with British performance group

Blast Theory, University at Buffalo

Participant in immersive day workshop with performance artist Karen

Finley, University at Buffalo


SELECTED WORKS AND EXHIBITIONS

2016

QUANTITY TIME

                Restorative Reflection on Time Spent with Technologies

                MFA Exhibition, Solo Exhibition

Dreamland Arts Inc, Buffalo NY

Quality Time

                In loving memory of time spent with the television

                Postmortem portraits + conversation about

relationships with and around television(s)

Solo Exhibition

Indigo Art Gallery, Buffalo NY

2015        

                Brain Dead

                Immersive Video Installation

                The Tank, New York, NY

Beau Flux: Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo

                Web based image collection, concept design

Global Snapshot: Exhibitions, Explorations, Experimentations

La Panacée Center of Contemporary Culture in Montpellier, France

                So you’re thinking about cryonic suspension…

                Multimedia immersive installation and performance

Short Story Long Thaw Graduate Exhibition, Sugar City, Buffalo, NY

Technology Support, Maintenance & Care Service Demonstration Presentation

I, II, & III , Multimedia installation and performance + performance documentation

Phantom Vibrations, Lower Gallery, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY

2014                

Communication Beautification: Christmas Edition

                Technology Maintenance performance with Liz Bayan and Avye Alexanders

Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo, NY

                Technology Support, Maintenance & Care Service Demonstration Presentation

                Performance with video and sound collage, University at Buffalo

Undark, Live Theatrical Media Production

Costume, Prop and Makeup Design, Sugar City, Buffalo NY

        

                Protective Acquisition Analysis And Neutralization In Containment Laboratory

                (P.A.A.A.N.I.C Lab), Research Installation for potential future installation work

                H.S.N. N.S.A: Javas Crypt

                A performative installation in the Taco-Bell Trill OG, a work by Sean Feiner

                DSM 404: Pathological Transmissions, Department of Media Study

2013                

Repetitive Media Consumption Repetitive Media Consumption 

Virtual Installation, Future Installation, and Ethnographic Study

Ethnographic Media Production, Department of Media Study

        Digital Death/Digital Afterlife Compendium

                Image and Data Archive, Media Archaeology, Department of Media Study

                American Beauty: A Performance of the American Beauty Standard

Performance/Video Documentation, Headquarters, Northampton, MA

2012                

SATURDAY MORNING: An Exercise in Nostalgia,

Interactive Mixed Media Installation, Headquarters, Northampton, MA

2011

PLAY/PAUSE: a critical conversation about consumers, commercialization,    

                consumption and childhood

Interactive Mixed Media Installation, A Division III Final Thesis Project

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017

                After School Program Development and Staff, Nardin Academy Montessori, 

Buffalo NY                                    

2016-Ongoing                

Artist Residency Coordinator and Board Member, Dreamland Arts, Buffalo, NY         

2014

Teaching Assistant, The Rose Garden Early Childhood Center, Buffalo, NY

2013-Ongoing           

Indigo Art Gallery, Social Media Director and Gallery Assistant, Buffalo, NY

2012-2013               

The Artisan Gallery, Staff member and key holder

Northampton, MA

2011-2012                 

The Toy Box, salesperson, marketing/consumption observer, key holder

Amherst, MA

2009-2012                    

The Hampshire College Early Learning Center, Teaching Assistant in the Toddler and Preschool classrooms

Amherst, MA


GRADUATE COURSEWORK

Fall 2015, Spring 2016

-Completed Thesis QUANTITY TIME, University at Buffalo

with advisement from Professors Anstey, Karppi, and Tumbas

Spring 2015

-Independent Study, Undark Performance, Production and Documentation, Professor S.Bay-Cheng, University at Buffalo

-Graduate Seminar II, Professor T.Rueb, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

-Methods of Making III, Professor B.Clarke, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

-Research Seminar, Professor T. Karppi, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

Fall 2014

-Media Theory, Professor T. Karppi, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

-Feminist and Queer Approaches to Technology in Art, Professor Z. Blas, Department of Art, University at Buffalo

-Performance Art, Professor J.Tumbas, Department of Art, University at Buffalo

-Independent Study, Imaging Digital Death, Professor T.Karppi, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

Spring 2014

-PLASMA, Professors T. Conrad, T. Rueb, and P. Sarlin, Department of Media Study, UB

-Tactical Media, Professor S. Kurtz, Department of Art, University at Buffalo

-Queer Rauschenberg, Professor J. Katz, Department of Art, University at Buffalo

-Independent Study in Media Analysis Curriculum Development, Professor J.Anstey, UB

Fall 2013

-Media Archeology, Professor P. Sarlin, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

-Ethnographic Media: Production, Professor S.Elder, Department of Media Study, UB

-Graduate Seminar I, Professor T. Conrad, Department of Media Study, University at Buffalo

-Methods of Making I, M. Bouquard, Department of Media Study, University at  Buffalo

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