Teresa Dillon is an artist, researcher and Professor of City Futures at the School of Art and Design, University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE). Her work examines the technological and civic systems that affect and shape everyday urban life. Her special interest is in notions of survival, de-growth and interpersonal communication. Prior to joining UWE, she was a Humboldt Fellow at UdK and TU Berlin, where she carried out work on artistic processes for making the electromagnetic spectrum audible and its relationship to the ‘smart’ city. Since 2007 she has been the curator of various independent and established art programmes, including the festivals OFFLOAD, Systems for Survival (Bristol, 2007), HACK-THE-CITY (Science Gallery, Dublin, 2012), transmediale (Berlin, 2016) and Urban Knights (since 2013). Her work has been exhibited widely across Europe and reviewed in Nature Magazine, Wire and BBC online. Her writing has appeared in various academic books and journals.
Events featuring this speaker
This special three-hour workshop looks at the lessons learned about the commercialistion of city spaces and the impact this has on the built environment.
Reflecting on the history of environmental and CCTV monitoring, this inaugural lecture marks the appointment of artist and researcher Teresa Dillon as Professor of City Futures at UWE.