Teresa Dillon is an artist and researcher.


Next Up:

2019 Repair Acts, Public conversation, re:publica, Berlin, 7th May :

2019 Dancing with the Dog: Interspecies cadence and urban life, Invited lecture at the Environmental Justice Research Unit, Cardiff Uni, 14th May :

2019 My Square Mile, Panel Presentation,7th EUGEO Congress, Galway, 15-19th May :

2019 Formats of Care, Conversation and Workshop, Berlin, 14-15 June :

2019 No School, Conversation and Workshops, Nevers, 1-14th July :

2019 MTCD, Performance, Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Arts, Ljubljana, 29-30 Aug :



2017 Are You Still Watching? Arnolfini, Festival of the Future City, Bristol, 20 Oct

2016 Under New Moons, We Stand Strong, Peacock Visual Arts Centre & Seventeen, Aberdeen, 5-28 May



2019 SURVEILLÉ·E·S, Solstice Art Centre, Navan, 12 Jan-1 Mar

2018 SURVEILLÉ·E·S, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, 14 Sept-16 Dec

2018 MTCD – A Visual Anthology of My Machine Life, Transmediale, Face Value,  Berlin, 31 Jan-2 Feb

2017, whereveryoufindit.net, Online exhibition

2016, Opimilk, Human Factor, DRIVE, Volkswagen Group Forum, Berlin, 1 Jul-27 Aug

2015-2016 Opimilk, Materia Prima, LABoral, Gijón, 14 Nov ’15-8 May ’16

2014 YOU MIGHT BE A DOG, LEAP, Berlin, 15 May-6 Jun

2013-2015 Opimilk, Projekt Genesis, Ars Electronica, Futurelab, Linz, 1 Aug ’13-Sept ’15

2012 HACK-THE-CITY, Science Gallery, Dublin, 22 Jun-8 Aug

2009 EME3, Collapse, CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona), Barcelona, 19-21 Mar

2008 N.I.P., O Espaço do Tempo, Montemor-o-Novo

2008 Spike Island Studio Open Studios, Bristol, 4-7 May

2007 AY AHALI! / Setting a Setting / Letting a Setting Go, Can Altay, Spike Island, Bristol

2006 Brunel 200, Bristol

2005 Star Radio, National Museum of Cardiff, Cardiff

2005 Creative Bristol, Bristol

2003 Experimentica 03, G39 Gallery/Chapter Arts, Cardiff

2002 Locws Festival 2 (as part of Paul + Paula), Swansea



2018-ongoing Repair Acts, International Programme

2013-ongoing Urban Knights, Berlin, Bristol, Dublin, Vienna, Aberdeen, New Delhi

2016 #make stream, transmediale, Berlin

2016 STATE, The Sentimental Machine, Berlin


2012 HACK-THE-CITY, Science Gallery, Dublin

2008-11 UM Festival, Lisbon, Oporto, Dublin

2007 OFFLOAD: Systems for Survival, Bristol



2015 Helsinki Design Week

2014 Museum Quartier 21 with Artistic Bokeh, Vienna

2009 Pop-Up Landscapes, Transformations Project, IPI, Mação, Portugal

2009 Hangar, Barcelona

2008 Finnish Institute Art Grant and FRAME/HIAP

2008 O Espaço Do Tempo, Montemor-o-Novo, N.I.P., (New Interfaces for Performance)

2007 STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music), N.I.P. (New Interfaces for Performance), Amsterdam



2016- Professor of City Futures, University of West England, Bristol

2014-2016 Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow, Technische Universität & Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin

2012-2013 Course Coordinator & Lecturer, Idea Translation Lab (HACK THE CITY & Synthetic Biology), Science Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin in partnership with Harvard University & Le Laboratoire, Paris

2009 Media Art Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon

2007-2009 Lecturer & MA Supervisor, Arts, Culture, Education MA, Department of Education, Cambridge University

2004-2006 Visiting Lecturer, Bristol University

2001-2003 Psychology Tutor, The Open University (UK), Summer School

2002 Visiting Lecturer, Sheffield University, Music Department

2001-2003 Psychology Tutor, The Open University (UK), Summer School

1999-2000 Research Assistant, Strathclyde University, Glasgow



2014 Producer on Superglue by Danja Vasiliev, Joscha Jaeger & Michael Zeder with zerbamine & VERBALVISUAL supported by WORM, Greenhost

2006-2009 Wireframe Designer and educational researcher for BBC on Participate and Participate Schools

2003-2006 Co-designer, theorist and researcher on various experimental and emerging educational tech Futurelab, Bristol



2019 MC/Host, RADMIN – A Festival of Administration, Bristol, Feb 14-16

2018 Repair Acts, Care, Reuse and Maintenance Cultures with Amanortey Kisseih re:publica, Accra, Ghana, Dec 14-15

2018 The Art of Sonic Deception, Conference Interface Politics 2 – After Post-Truth, Barcelona, Nov 28-29

2018 RepairActs, Falmouth, Oct 18-19

2018 Making Futures, 4th Istanbul Design Biennial, Sept 7-13

2018 Crafting Admin, Performing Bureaucracy, Urbanize! Berlin, Oct 9

2018 RepairActs, London Design Fair, London, Sept 20-23

2018  In conversation with Professor Elke Krasny on RepairActs, Make City Festival, Berlin, 20 Jun

2018 The Civic Labs (moderator), Make City Festival, Berlin, 15 Jun

2018 Screening Donna Haraway: Story Telling For Earthly Survival by Fabrizio Terranova at Cube Cinema, Bristol and discussion with artists Matana Roberts and Kelly Jayne Jones, 3 May, Bristol

2018  Repair Cultures, Refrag, Paris, 28-31st Mar

2018  Repair Cultures, New Delhi, 26-28th Mar

2018  Repair Cultures, Bristol, 13 Mar

2017 Aesthetics of Repair (Migratory Art), Panel at Screen City Biennial, Stavanger

2017 Sound of the Breakdown, Keynote at International Festival and Conference on Sound in the Arts, Science and Technology, Dundalk

2017 Listening to the ’smart‘ city: A story about the inaudible, Invited artist talk at PLASMA, University at Buffalo, Buffalo

2016 Various, Transmediale, Berlin

2015 Superglue, stART Symposium, EU Commission, Brussels

2013 Artistic Practices within Cities, Invited Speaker, EcoCity World Summit, Nantes

2013 Rogue Troopers Panel and Synthetic Scenarios & Stories Workshop, ISEA, Sydney

2013 Network Utopias with Danja Vasiliev, Fine Arts School, Oporto & The University of Coimbra, Coimbra

2012 StudioLab Symposium, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

2012 Ignite, Science Gallery, Dublin

2011 ‚NOISE‘ at D.A.T.A 47, (Dublin Art Technology Association), Dublin

2010 Launch of Interfereze Journal of Sound Cultures, Science Gallery, Dublin

2010 Artist Lecture, Toronto School of Art & 7a11d Performance Festival, Toranto

2010 Keynote Presentation, Gear Festival, Coimbra

2009 Pop-Up Landscapes, Leeds Festival of Design Activism, Leeds

2008 It’s all about the position baby! Art, Virtual Platform, Amsterdam

2007  Trust and Interdependency, Pixelache Festival, Helsinki



2018 SWTCN, Research England, UK

2017 RepairActs, Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK

2016 Scotland Year of Architecture, Peacock Art Centre Commission, SCT

2016 Cutting Room and Phoenix Leicester Commission, UK

2014-2016 Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow, TU & UdK, Berlin, DE

2012 IDI Design Awards, HACK-THE-CITY, Science Gallery, Dublin (Catalog), IRL

2011 Irish Internet Association Award for The Open Data Challenge, NDRC, Dublin, IRL

2009 Pop-Up Landscapes Commission, IPI, Mação, (PT), Tomar Uni, PT

2008 DGArtes, Direção-Geral das Artes/MC, Ministério da Cultura, PT

2007 Keys Commission, Arnolfini & Knowle West Media Centre, UK

2007 Gulbenkian Grant, UK and PT

2006 Brunel 200 Commission, UK

2006 Artist Bursary, James Martin Institute, Oxford, UK

2005 Star Radio Commission (Jennie Savage), WAL

2005 DTI, Department of Trade and Industry, Art and Technology Grant, UK

2005 Creative Bristol Commission, Bristol, UK

2002 Locws Festival Commission (as Paul+Paula), WAL

2000-2004 PhD Scholarship Grant, The Open University, UK



2016 Under New Moons, We Stand Strong, by Silvia Casini, Furtherfield

2012 What do you want your city to be? Review HACK-THE-CITY, Idea Lab by Davin O’Dwyer, Irish Times

2012 Cities: Metropolitan mash-up, Review of HACK-THE-CITY by Antony King in Nature

2007 BBC Online Come Outside

2005 BBC Online MEASC Review



2016 ISEA, International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Conference Reviewer

2013-16 CoAx  International Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics, Conference Reviewer

2013-15 NIME  New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Conference Reviewer

2014 Transmediale Flusser Residency, Jury Member

2007-09 IJME  International Journal of Music Education, Editorial Board

2007-09 BJME British Journal of Music Education, Editorial Board

2006-08 ISME International Society for Music Education  (Web adviser)