Teresa Dillon is the chair of the thematic stream Anxious to Make.
She is an artist, researcher, and educator whose work explores techno-civic interfaces and relationships with current projects focusing on digital and civic activism, military sound re-enactments, and free-to-use Urban Huts. She holds a PhD in social and educational psychology and has co-designed educational software at Futurelab/NFER and for the BBC. Dillon has published on various media and art related topics, and since 2013 directs Urban Knights, a program that promotes practical approaches to urban governance and living. Currently she is a Humboldt Fellow at the Technical University and the University of the Arts in Berlin, where she carries out work on artistic approaches to making the electromagnetic spectrum audible.
Teresa Dillon has curated the following events for transmediale/conversationpiece:
before all hell broke loose
(Re)Positioning Maker Culture
Keynote Conversation: Anxious to Make
Unpatentable Multi-touch Aerobics
Fear of Silence, or A Brief History of the Air-Raid Siren
How to Turn Yourself into a Commissioning Body in Five Easy Steps
Crafting New Methods for Learning and Collaboration