Tobias Revell is an artist and designer, sort of. Spanning different disciplines and media his work addresses the urgent need for critical engagement with material reality through design, art and technology. Recent work has looked at the idea of technology as a territory, how and through which tools futures are imagined, rendering software, video games and the occult and supernatural in pop culture discussions of technology.

He is Programme Director of Graphic Design Communication at London College of Communication, UAL. He is a founding director of design research consultancy Strange Telemetry, one half of research and curatorial power-brand Haunted Machines and a founding member of Supra Systems Studio. He is a Secior Fellow of the Higher Education and Academiy and is currently undertaking a PhD in Design at Goldsmiths. 

He holds a BA Hons. (1st) in Design for Interaction and Moving Image from the London College of Communication and an MA in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art from which he graduated in July 2012.

tobias@tobiasrevell.com
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Upcoming

06.2020 – Forthcoming chapter ‘Koreshan Cults to Wireless Mesh Networks’ in Bracket [Takes Action]
09.2020 – Forthcoming chapter ‘The Telling of Things’ with Kristina Andersen in Designing Smart Objects in Everyday Life edited by Marco Rozendaal, Betti Marenko and William Odom.  2020 – Forthcoming book, ‘Designing Digital Interfaces’ co-authored with Eva Verhoeven, Ben Stopher and John Fass. 
2021 – Chapter for Perspecta 54, MIT Press

Last updated: 05.2020