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 Senior Fellow of the Higher Education and Academy 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.
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2021 ‘Necromancy; The Killer App’ in Dirty Furniture: Phones. 
2021 The Hermetic Machine’ in Phantoms of Design, Onomatopee Press.
2021 – Chapter for Perspecta 54, MIT Press

Last updated: 05.2020