Born in 1957 Adelaide, South Australia. Simon Biggs’ Early artworks were focused on painting, occupied with formal and conceptual ideas. He started to use computers to make art in 1978. Followed a course in Electronic and Computer Music at the elder Conservatorium, Adelaide University. Has not composed a note since finishing studies in 1981, although often works with composers. From 1983 Simon focused on computer based interactive installations and animations. He had his first computer based installation exhibited in 1984 and his first interactive installation in 1985.
Simon left Australia in 1986 to live and work in Europe. As of 1998 he lived and worked in London England.