Teresa Dillon is an artist, researcher and Professor of City Futures at the School of Art and Design, UWE. Her research, performative and sound based work critically examines the techno-civic systems, which influence urban life with a special interest in open governance, survival, repair and interspecies relations. Recent art commissions include Canary Songs, (2016) and UNDER NEW MOONS, WE STAND STRONG, (2016). Key curatorial projects include OFFLOAD, Systems for Survival (Bristol, 2007), HACK-THE-CITY (Science Gallery, Dublin, 2012), transmediale (Berlin, 2016) and Urban Knights (2013-ongoing). Her work has been exhibited internationally and her publications appear in various books and journals. A member of the DCRC, she contributes to PhD supervision and teaching across the school and is a modular leader for the MA in Creative Production.